Post-Doctoral Residency in Neuropsychology Application

Application Procedures

Candidates must submit:

  •  A letter of interest
  •  Curriculum vita (please submit an electronic copy of your CV)
  •  Two clinical work samples representative of level of proficiency in neuropsychology
  •  Three letters of recommendation
  • Graduate transcript. Relevant clinical course work should include:
    • Psychopathology
    • Psychometric theory
    • Interview and assessment techniques including interviewing, intelligence testing, personality assessment and neuropsychological assessment
    • Professional ethics
  • Graduate training of residency applicants:
    • Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology preferred; Rehabilitation Psychology, Health Psychology, Counseling Psychology accepted with appropriate experience in neuropsychology

Important Dates to Remember

Applications and supporting material should be received by Monday, December 21, 2019. Applicants are strongly advised to submit all required material well before this deadline to receive adequate consideration.

Application material should be sent directly to Ms. Jennifer Cotter, Neuropsychology Residency Program, JFK-Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, 2048 Oak Tree Road, Edison NJ 08820. Application materials may be submitted electronically to Submission of materials in advance of the deadline is strongly encouraged.

Selected candidates will be invited to attend an on-site interview after review of their application materials, which provides an opportunity to tour the facility and meet with program staff (NOTE: We are considering and will likely allow for virtual interviews for the 2021 application cycle).

Schedule of Dates

  • Sept 2020 – Jan  2021 Applicants can register for the APPCN Match online at
  • December 21, 2020 Last date for acceptance of applications for JFK-JRI Residency.
  • January 17, 2021 Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.
  • January 27, 2021 Beginning on this date applicants and programs will be able to submit Rank Order Lists for the Match using the NMS Match System.
  • February 19, 2021 Rank Order List Deadline: Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists. No Rank Order Lists, registrations or withdrawals can be accepted after this date.
  • February 17, 2021 Results of the Match are released to applicants and Program Directors.
  • Residency starting date is on or about September 7, 2021.

The program is a member of the Association of Post-Doctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology and participates in the matching program and uniform notification date. All applicants must complete a Request for Applicant Agreement Package and submit it directly to National Matching Services, Inc.

Applicants may obtain additional information about the matching program, and may also request an Applicant Agreement Package, through the APPCN Resident Matching Program web site at

Applicants should return their Agreement forms and fee directly to National Matching Services Inc. Please note that the date for return of the Agreement form will typically be earlier than the final date for receipt of applications by the Residency Program. The exact date will vary by year and this date should be confirmed directly with NMS, Inc.

Contact Us:

Sara Cuccurullo, M.D.
Residency Program Director
732-321-7000 ext. 62133, 62780

Leslie Bagay, M.D.
Assistant Residency Program Director
732-321-7000 ext. 68244

Beverly Bolger, PM&R
Residency Program Coordinator
732-321-7000 ext. 62133

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