Human Sexuality Fellowship

The Human Sexuality Fellowship is a two-year program that provides training in the area of sexual health.

Fellows in the Program in Human Sexuality complete a two-year program that combines clinical care and research. They spend 10% of their time conducting a research project under faculty supervision, with a goal of presenting the results at a scientific conference or preparing an article for publication. They spend 90% of their time providing clinical care, under the supervision of experienced professionals.

Fellows will be able to specialize in the following clinical specialties:

  • Sexual and relationship dysfunction 
  • Intimacy dysfunction 
  • Compulsive sexual behavior
  • Sexual abuse recovery
  • Child and adolescent sexual problems
  • Conflict or confusion regarding sexual orientation
  • Paraphilia
  • Gender dysphoria
  • HIV

To Apply

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have a PhD or PsyD in psychology and be eligible for licensure in the State of Minnesota. We prefer applicants to have experience or an interest in a career that combines clinical and scholarly endeavors in the area of sexual health.

We are recruiting now (Fall 2017) for the fellowship cycle of 2018-2020. Deadline to apply: January 25, 2018.

Apply here


The goals for the fellowship program, with a combined 10% research/90% clinical care model are to:

  • Provide up-to-date training in the assessment and treatment of a variety of sexual concerns
  • Build competency in the promotion of sexual health
  • Promote growth and skills in research design, analysis, report writing, and presentation

Scholarly Project

Fellows are expected to produce at least one research project under faculty supervision, with a goal of presenting the results at a scientific conference or preparing an article for publication, during their fellowship as part of the research requirement.


Fellows are evaluated at 6, 12, and 18 months. It provides fellows the opportunity to give and receive feedback about how the fellowship is going. Evaluations are conducted in a face-to-face meeting with the fellow's supervisors. Fellows are informed about due process procedures in the event of a grievance.


Human Sexuality fellows are provided the following benefits:

General benefits information are found on the University of Minnesota Office of Human Resources Employee Benefits website.

Continuing Medical Education Credit

Receive $1,000 of continuing medical education credit that can be used for educational expenses such as conferences or courses. The $1,000 credit rolls over from the first year to the second.

Employee Self-Service

Fellows can view their current vacation and sick leave balances, pay statements, benefits summary, and more using MyU.

Contact Us

For more information regarding payroll, vacation, assistance planning leave, or sick leave:
Christina Steere

For more information regarding other benefits: 
University of Minnesota Office of Human Resources 
612-624-8647 or 800-756-2363

Contact Us

Eli Coleman, PhD
Program Director

Office Address
West Bank Office Building
1300 S 2nd, St Suite 180
Minneapolis, MN 55455