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Clinical Neuropsychologist

Hartford Hospital
Hartford, Connecticut
USA

OPENING FOR CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST

Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living
Hartford, Connecticut

The Psychology Department and Division of Neuropsychology of Hartford Hospital and the Institute of Living is seeking applications for a full time (40 hour) Clinical Neuropsychologist with expertise in adult (adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations) assessment.  Responsibilities include conducting neuropsychological assessments for the inpatient neurology and neurosurgery programs (predominantly stroke but also trauma and epilepsy inpatients) as well as hospital-wide consultation services. The ideal candidate will have a knowledge and interest in inpatient assessment of neurological populations (such as stroke, brain injury, and epilepsy) but also competencies within all areas of neuropsychological assessment relevant to a medical setting. The position may also include opportunities to participate in grant-funded research in stroke.


Our division also has a formal APPCN fellowship program and is part of the Institute of Living’s APA accredited internship program. As such, our ideal candidate would also have a keen interest and desire to teach and supervise practicum students, interns, and neuropsychology postdoctoral fellows.


Applicants will be eligible for licensure in the state of Connecticut. Requirements include having obtained a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology and completion of a formal 2-year fellowship in neuropsychology. Applicants will be board-eligible/board-certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). Experience in a multidisciplinary settings and excellent assessment, diagnostic, and communication skills are desirable. Individuals trained in the neuropsychological assessment of bilingual or Spanish-only speaking individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Early career applicants are also encouraged to apply. The position includes full benefits package and a competitive salary.
 

The Psychology Department and Division of Neuropsychology is part of The Institute of Living’s Department of Psychiatry, which has been named by U.S. News & World Report as among the nation's top psychiatric facilities.  Located in Hartford, CT, we are within driving distance from large metropolitan regions, including Boston and New York City.
 

Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position has been filled. Applications should include the following: (1) a letter of intent; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of reference; and, (4) (if applicable) a recent research publication. Forward all application materials to:

James C. DeGiovanni, Ph.D.
The Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital
200 Retreat Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone 860-545-7896
Fax 860-545-7222
Email james.degiovanni@hhchealth.org

 

Please Note:  A representative will be present at the annual conference of the International Neuropsychological Society conference in Denver, CO, in early Feb. If interested, please contact Dr. Caleb Peck at Caleb.Peck@hhchealth.orgto set up a time to meet. 


Clinical Neuropsychologist Position

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin
USA

Clinical Neuropsychologist Position

Neuropsychology

Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Madison, WI

Applications are invited for a faculty position in the Neuropsychology Section of the Department of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. The position involves patient care, research and teaching with an opportunity to join an outstanding team.  Clinical activities will include outpatient clinics and inpatient consultations at the UW Hospital.Participate in teaching of residents, fellows and medical students and community medical education and in research programs. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Neuropsychology from APA accredited program and ABCN/ABPP eligible or boarded in clinical neuropsychology.   

Candidates should be committed to working within an active academic department with clinical, teaching and research responsibilities.  Please send curriculum vitae and the names of at least three references electronically to Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health via applications@neurology.wisc.edu. 

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request.  The University of Wisconsin is an Affirmative Action /Equal

Opportunity Employer.


Cognitive Mapping Specialist - Neuromonitoring (SPEC)

UCSF Medical Center - Benioff Children’s Hospital
San Francisco, California
USA

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An organization as committed to your community as you are.

At UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, our advanced medical technologies and renowned practitioners are what make us a premier academic medical center and a center for research and excellence. Top ranking by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” affirms our collaborative focus on patient centered care.

Cognitive Mapping Specialist - Neuromonitoring (SPEC)

Job ID 7685

Job Summary

A Cognitive Mapping Specialist in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, has the ability to perform cognitive mapping services for neurosurgical procedures in which cognitive neural structures are at risk.  Such services comprise testing of speech, language, and other such cognitive functions, when administered using auditory, visual, and sensory cues and instructions.  The working hours are irregular, according to the needs of the surgeons.

Required Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of six months of experience administering cognitive tests or an equivalent combination of education and experience

·       Computer literacy

·       Attention to detail, poise and composure in stressful situations

·       Ability to troubleshoot common technical problems related to cognitive mapping

·       Clear, concise written documentation and interpersonal communication skills

·       Knowledge of current techniques/regulatory standards regarding cognitive mapping

·       Familiarity with research methodology

·       The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations

 

Preferred Qualifications

·       Master’s degree or higher

·       Neuropsychologist, Psychologist

·       Computer fluency

·       Experience with research methodology and scientific publications

We offer a comprehensive benefits package effective on the first day of employment and a location in the heart of San Francisco.

Apply online at www.ucsfhealth.org for official consideration and search for Job Opening ID: 7685.

For more information, please contact Susan Walczak at Susan.Walczak@ucsfmedctr.org.

EOE

UCSF Medical Center

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

 


Faculty Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
USA

Chicago – Faculty Pediatric Neuropsychologist

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago are seeking a clinical pediatric neuropsychologist to join a multidisciplinary child psychiatry department in a nationally ranked freestanding children’s hospital located on the medical school campus.  Duties are primarily: 1) neuropsychological evaluation of infants, children, and adolescents; 2) Consultation to parents, schools and medical/surgical staff; 3) teaching in multidisciplinary child health and mental health training programs. Instructor or Assistant Professor position is full-time continuing faculty appointment, requiring experience and excellence in teaching and an interest in an academic environment. Experience with patients post-concussion is a plus. Research is encouraged. A PhD in clinical psychology from an APA-approved program and an APA-approved predoctoral internship are required, at least one of which has a focus on clinical child or pediatric psychology, and postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology are required.

Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Research pilot funding is available.  Start date immediate after licensure in Illinois.  Applications will be evaluated as received.

To assure full consideration, applications must be received by February 14, 2015, but position is open until filled. Send CV with a letter describing clinical and academic interests and names of three professional references to: John Lavigne, PhD, Chief Psychologist, Lurie Children’s Department of Psychiatry, 225 E. Chicago Ave. Box 10, Chicago IL, 60611-2605 — Email: jlavigne@luriechildrens.org

Northwestern University and Lurie Children’s Hospital are Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employers of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and licensure in Illinois.


Geropsychology Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center
San Francisco, California
USA

The Geropsychology Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center emphasizes the development of specific skills and competencies in conducting research related to neuropsychological consequences of Major Depressive Disorder in older adults.  The research training focuses on the evaluation of cognitive dysfunction, accelerated cognitive decline, and structural and functional brain abnormalities associated with late life depression.  The core faculty member for this fellowship is a Neuropsychologist.  Fellows will devote 75% time to research and can allocate up to 25% percent of their time for clinical, educational, and administrative activities.  In collaboration with their mentor, fellows will develop and implement a research project, present their findings at meetings, and publish their work. Additionally, fellows will participate in grant development and grant writing.  Clinical training focuses on neuropsychological assessment for older adults with mood disorders and/or neurodegenerative disease in a veteran population. For more information regarding the Geropsychology Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, please contact Dr. Mackin (Scottm@lppi.ucsf.edu)

Training Term

The research fellowships are full-time, two-year, 52 week commitments (2080 hours per year) beginning either July 1 or September 2, 2015.  

Stipend and Benefits

The current stipend is $50,006 for the first year.  VA offers individual and family health insurance plans for fellows on a matching basis. 

Eligibility

Candidates MUST be US citizens and graduates of APA-accredited doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology and MUST have completed an APA-accredited internship.  

Application Procedure 

To apply for this fellowship, please submit application materials listed below to the following email address:  SFVAMC.Research.Fellowship.2015-2016@outlook.com.  Please do not mail any materials in hard copy form.

1.      Letter of interest, clearly indicating which fellowship to which you are applying

2.      Current Curriculum Vitae

3.      Three letters of Recommendation

4.      A letter of support from your Dissertation chairperson describing your dissertation status and timeline if you have not completed your graduate degree. All requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed prior to the start of the fellowship year.

5.      A letter of support from your current Internship Training Director indicating that you are in good standing to successfully complete your predoctoral internship, including the expected completion date.


Licensed Psychologist specializing in adult neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology.

Center for Neurorehabilitation Svcs.
Fort Collins, Denver
USA

Job Opening

Center for Neurorehabilitation Services

Fort Collins, CO 80524

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2015

Start Date:                   March 15, 2015 (negotiable)

 

Position Description: Licensed psychologist specializing in adult neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology.

The Center for Neurorehabilitation Services (CNS) in Fort Collins, Colorado is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time neuropsychologist position.  CNS is a privately owned, interdisciplinary, comprehensive, outpatient program that provides rehabilitation services for a variety of neurobehavioral syndromes. TEAM CNS has been serving the community for over 25 years. We are located in the heart of beautiful Fort Collins, home to Colorado State University. Our city boasts the progressive nature of the university, excellent schools, and all sorts of outdoor recreation.   For more information, visit www.brainrecov.com.  CNS is certified by Medicare as a Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF). CNS is also a Partner Facility with the National MS Society serving Northern and Northeastern Colorado and Southern Wyoming. We are also a Partner Facility with the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

The position requires Ph.D. or Psy. D. degree from an APA-accredited program and eligibility for licensure in Colorado is required. The candidate should demonstrate training and experience to eventually be eligible to pursue board certification in rehabilitation psychology via ABPP and/or in neuropsychology by ABPP or ABN.

The successful candidate is expected to participate in and/or supervise neuropsychological assessments (we have a testing technician on staff), and to guide the counseling team in their provision of individual/group psychotherapy to patients and families dealing with psychological, medical, disability, and rehabilitation issues. The primary patient populations served include TBI, MS, CVA and other cerebrovascular disorders, dementia, epilepsy, spinal cord injury and brain tumors.   The age of our patients ranges from late adolescence to the elderly, although there are opportunities for pediatrics if the candidate is qualified.

The focus of our program is on Neurorehabilitation, and a primary interest and passion of the candidate must be to integrate the results of neuropsychological testing into the rehabilitation process. This candidate will work closely with neurology, physiatry and other transdisciplinary team members. We are looking for a person who is outgoing, confident, hard-working, team minded, flexible and detail-oriented.   There will be eventual expectations to develop and monitor interdisciplinary treatment plans that are neuropsychologically oriented. This position could develop into an increased role in program development/management.

The application should include a curriculum vita, a letter of interest highlighting key educational and career experiences relevant to this position, three letters of reference, and two sample neuropsychological reports (fully redacted to observe confidentiality guidelines) that illustrate clinical experience that would qualify the applicant for this position. The reports should provide evidence of expertise in neuropsychological testing and interpretation, implications of results for the patient's functional activities of daily living, and rehabilitation recommendations. Mentoring will be provided upon hiring.

Interested applicants should send materials to: Christy Dittmar, Clinic Director, Center for Neurorehabilitation Services, 1045 Robertson St, Fort Collins, CO  80524. Email: cdittmar@brainrecov.com. Phone contact is 970-493-6667.


NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST SURGICAL EPILEPSY PROGRAM

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia
USA

NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST SURGICAL EPILEPSY PROGRAM

FACULTY POSITION AVAILABLE ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Department of Neuropsychology & Emory University School of Medicine - Department of Pediatrics / Neurology announces an opening for a full time neuropsychologist who will be dedicated to the Epilepsy Surgical Program & the Department of Neuropsychology. This neuropsychologist will commit both clinical and protected research time with support for grant initiation and publications within our surgical epilepsy program. This neuropsychologist is expected to interact and collaborate with the Neuropsychology, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neuroradiology Departments to develop and manage new clinical growth and support existing research studies.

Experience with pediatric medical populations and neuroimaging is desired. The focus of the clinical and research vision is to explore and define not only the neurocognitive profile but the relationship and integration among the various technologies (fMRI, SPECT, VEEG, PET, SISCOM). Additionally, we are looking at factors that contribute to variability in outcomes (e.g., medical, genetic, person- and family-specific) and how these variables maximize and improve outcomes (e.g., medical, psychological, educational). Current research includes diagnostic clarification around children diagnosed with surgical epilepsy and the efficacy and diagnostic accuracy of neurocognitive and neuroimaging procedures. A database is currently available and research is being conducted on follow- up of an adolescent cohort who was initially assessed as children. This included fMRI, DTI and neuropsychological testing.

Licensure in psychology is required. This psychologist will work with other clinical neuropsychologists, who provide day to day services to a large population of newly diagnosed as well as returning patients. Longitudinal work is certainly available with current databases. Full salary support and a competitive benefits package are provided.

This position will come with an appointment at Emory School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Neurology, and clinical work will remain in the Department of Neuropsychology at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
Qualified candidates will have completed an APA/CPA accredited doctoral program in psychology, an APA accredited internship in psychology, and a two-year fellowship. Candidate must be license eligible in the state of Georgia. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2015 but is flexible. Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please contact Thomas G. Burns, Psy.D., ABPP or send curriculum vitae, three current letters of reference, peer-reviewed publications, and an official copy of all graduate transcripts to:

Thomas G. Burns, Psy.D., ABPP E-Mail: thomas.burns@choa.org Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Director of Neuropsychology & Chief of Psychology Section 1001 Johnson Ferry Road Atlanta, Georgia, 30342 (404) 785 - 2854

http://www.choa.org/childrens-hospital-services/neurosciences/programs-and-services/neuropsychology

http://www.choa.org/childrens-hospital-services/neurosciences/programs-and-services/neurology/programs/epilepsy-center


 


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
USA

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology
University of Florida
Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory
Center for Neuropsychological Studies

The Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory and Neuropsychological Studies at UF are accepting applications for a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship to begin August or September 2015.  The structured two-year postdoctoral fellowship is designed to train aspiring neuropsychologists with an interest in pursuing an academic career. The individual should have strong research skills and clinical training and abilities as the position will involve both research and clinical activities. Training is compliant with ABPP-CN board standards with many clinical opportunities and didactics and lectures in neuroscience, behavioral neurology, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neuromodulation, and other topics.

The fellowship’s emphasis is on cognitive aging with secondary focus on adult medical and geriatric neuropsychology.  The research environment is diverse with strong mentorship in academic medical research (primary fellowship faculty): Ronald Cohen, Ph.D., ABPP, ABCN, Kenneth M. Heilman, M.D., John B. Williamson, Ph.D., and Adam Woods, Ph.D. Currently funded research includes studies of cognitive aging. These funded studies may focus on specific effects of aging and/or comorbid stroke, obesity, HIV, medical disorders, neurodegenerative disease, substance abuse, traumatic brain injury, and PTSD. These studies employ state of the art neuroimaging, neuroscience and cognitive methods, brain stimulation interventions (tDCS, vagal nerve) approaches, along with laboratory biomarkers.  The successful applicant should have strong prior cognitive, affective, and/or clinical neuroscience research experience, preferably in neuroimaging, brain stimulation, epigenetics, or the use of laboratory biomarkers to study cognition.

Close clinical supervision will be provided by neuropsychologists who are on the UF faculty with outpatient cases in the Brain Wellness Program of the Institute on Aging and the Memory Disorders Clinic in Neurology.  The fellow would also receive training from behavioral neurologists led by Kenneth M. Heilman, M.D., offering a unique opportunity to receive both traditional neuropsychological and behavioral neurology experience.  The neuropsychology fellow will work alongside behavioral neurology and cognitive neuroscience fellows with multidisciplinary interactions with neuropsychologists, behavioral neurologists, cognitive neuroscientists, biomedical engineers, and clinicians and researchers from various other disciplines.   

Interested candidates should indicate their interest by sending a cover letter, current CV and the names of three references in an email to kjjohnson@ufl.edu


Senior Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Assessment Specialists

NeuroCog Trials
Durham, North Carolina
USA

Senior Clinical Psychologist and

Clinical Assessment Specialists

NeuroCog Trials, a rapidly growing company located in Durham, NC with close ties to Duke University Medical Center, has been involved in design and implementation of multi-site clinical trials, including rater training, data quality assurance, and neurocognitive test development, for 10 years.

We are looking to fill three full-time positions for clinical cognitive assessment development and data review. 

Senior Clinical Psychologist- This individual will assist in developing and validating new test batteries, reviewing, analyzing and interpreting cognitive test data, and will oversee neurocognitive rater certification and data quality control for multi-site pharmaceutical company trials. The area of work will primarily be in Alzheimer’s disease, aging, and schizophrenia.  These clinical trials usually involve a large meeting of investigators and testers who require certification.  Travel to US or international meetings is expected. Familiarity with cognitive assessment is essential.  Expertise in visual design, presentation, and software development is a plus. The starting salary will be competitive with pharmaceutical industry standards and experience with medical benefits. 

Additional requirements:

·      Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, neurosciences or related field

·      Demonstrated experience (in clinical and/or research settings) in working with adult psychiatric populations; experience with Alzheimer’s Disease, MCI, Schizophrenia, Depression, Multiple Sclerosis and neurodegenerative disorders

·      Demonstrated experience in conducting assessments and administering scales within a clinical and/or research context. 

Preferred Qualifications:

·      Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, particularly CNS clinical trials is valuable

·      Clinical experience in conducting assessments and administering scales with adult psychiatric populations

·      Excellent organizational skills

·      Strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills

·      Strong analytical and problem solving skills

·      Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

·      Ability to work effectively in a small team environment     

 

Clinical Assessment Specialists- One position will review assessments in Schizophrenia, Dementia and other cognitive disorders.  This candidate will oversee SCoRS certification and video review for specific ongoing studies.  Requirements are at least 2 years of clinical experience including the assessment of patients with a variety of neurological and psychiatric illnesses.  Specific experience in the administration and review of structured, semi-structured and unstructured clinical interviews and assessments is necessary. A Bachelor’s or Master’s in Clinical Psychology, MSW or equivalent is also required.

The other position will provide review and support clinical assessments specifically in Alzheimer’s Disease.  Candidate should have at least 2 years of Alzheimer’s Disease clinical assessment experience which includes administering the ADAS Cog and ADL measures.  A Bachelor’s or Master’s in Clinical Psychology or equivalent is also required.

Please submit resumes and salary requirements to:  hr@neurocogtrials.comor mail to 3211 Shannon Road, Durham, NC 27707.


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