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2 Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychologists & Assist. Professor
DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
The Clinical Neuropsychology Service of Columbia University's Department of Neurology seeks two full-time clinical pediatric neuropsychologists at the Assistant Professor level to work with its Pediatric population. Responsibilities include comprehensive neuropsychological services and supervision of externs and postdoctoral fellows. Candidate should have strong clinical and report writing skills and a history of scholarly publications.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be licensed clinical neuropsychologists in New York State before appointment begins. Must have a minimum of 2 years postdoctoral fellowship training in clinical neuropsychology.
Must Apply Online:https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58796
Can forward Curriculum Vitae an letter of interest to:
Dr. Veronica Hinton
Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
BC/BE Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Miami Children's Hospital
Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) has an outstanding opportunity for a BC/BE Pediatric Neuropsychologist!
Come join our team in sunny South Florida and work in tandem with a nationally renowned group of neurologists, neurosurgeons, and other health professionals. Miami Children’s Hospital is truly an emerging leader in pediatric neuroscience, recently rocketing to number eight in the U.S. News and World Report rankings. As the largest pediatric specialty provider in Florida, our comprehensive epilepsy center houses one of the largest epilepsy surgery programs in the country with excellence in genetics, neuro-oncology, and other areas.
The MCH Brain Institute is proud to present this exciting opportunity to be part of our vibrant and expanding center for neurologically and medically complex children. We are seeking a dynamic individual for programmatic growth that will soon incorporate cognitive evaluation of traumatic brain injury and congenital heart populations. Although we are recruiting for a clinical position, there will also be occasions for programmatically-based research. Furthermore, independent and joint research projects leading to publication are highly encouraged. Recent projects have featured the functional imaging of cognitive networks in brain injured and epileptic children.
The Division of Psychology presently employs eight full-time psychologists, one part-time psychologist and one neuropsychologist. All hold medical staff appointments and share collegial relations with our medical associates. This position includes the opportunity to provide supervision and mentorship within our extensive clinical training programs. In addition to our APA accredited internship, we also train predoctoral externs from various local graduate programs. Staff also participate in multidisciplinary conferences, clinics, and work collaboratively across services.
While Miami is famous for its Latin cuisine and South Beach nightlife, there are many other reasons why people choose to work here. The main MCH campus is located in a suburban setting, and boasts a bright, cheerful atmosphere, friendly staff, and culture of camaraderie. The South Florida weather provides year-round outdoor recreational opportunities, including local beaches, kayaking, sailing, biking, fishing, and diving, with the Florida Keys only a short drive away. We are very proud of our world-class professional sports teams, but cannot easily forget our community is also home to numerous festivals and a cultural hub for music, theater, and art.
Early career neuropsychologists and those bilingual in Spanish are encouraged to apply. Experience with school reintegration, and concussive brain injury is preferred. Applicants should be ABCN board eligible and already passed their national licensing exam. Candidates must obtain Florida psychology licensure prior to the start of employment. Salary is competitive and benefits include paid time off, affordable medical, dental, and vision plans, and retirement plan with matching employer funds.
For more information, please feel free to contact Joyce Berger, Physician Recruiter at Joyce.Berger@mch.com.
Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychologist and Forensic Psychologist positions
Department of State Hospitals-Coalinga
Immediate Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychologist and Forensic Psychologist positions (civil service or contract) are available at the Department of State Hospitals- Coalinga. The Department of State Hospitals- Coalinga is a maximum security facility specializing in the assessment and treatment of forensic patients. The population primarily consists of Sexually Violent Predators, but the facility also houses Mentally Disorder Offenders and Mentally Ill Prisoners.
Clinical Psychologists provide a variety of services including facilitating sex offender psychotherapy groups, conducting violence risk assessment, administering cognitive and diagnostic tests, developing treatment plans, leading treatment team conferences, training clinical and level of care staff, as well as brief individual therapy. Clinical Psychologists are part of a multidisciplinary treatment team, including psychiatry, social work, rehabilitation therapy, nursing, and psychiatric technicians. Requirements for licensed and unlicensed applicants include: 1) internship or postdoctoral fellowship, 2) minimum six months experience working with patients with psychiatric disorders.
Neuropsychologists conduct a full range of neuropsychological assessment and provide services such as neuropsychological reports, diagnostic clarification, treatment recommendations, establish baseline measures for monitoring progressive cerebral diseases, assist with integration of neuropsychological findings into therapeutic approaches, and work with a multidisciplinary team of health care providers. The incumbent may also be asked to facilitate cognitive remediation groups. Preferred applicants will have a doctoral degree in psychology, two year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology, board certified (or eligible) in clinical neuropsychology, and experience with forensic populations.
Forensic Psychologists in the CSH Forensics Department produce over 400 Sexual Violent Predator annual reports and over 100 Mentally Disordered Offender reports a year for the courts, and we work separately from those treating patients. These positions are a good fit for fully licensed midcareer Psychologists who write well and enjoy the forensic experience of preparing and sometimes defending their reports in court. CSH provides training in specific aspects of SVP and MDO law in California and learning to do these evaluations is an ongoing process for all CSH forensic evaluators. Those interested with specific questions can call Peter Lavalle, M.D., at 559-935 6865 or email Peter.Lavalle@csh.dsh.ca.gov for more information.
The salary is very competitive and commensurate with level of experience. If interested, submit a completed Standard State application form 678, available at www.jobs.ca.gov, under 'My Profile'. If you have questions regarding the hiring process, submit your questions and/or curriculum vitae to Desiree Fernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org If you have questions regarding the position or the Department of Psychology, contact Allen Azizian, Ph.D., Chief of Psychology, at (559) 935-4270 or by e-mail at Allen.Azizian@csh.dsh.ca.gov.
Human Neurogenetics Assistant Professor
San Diego State University Psychology Dept
Assistant Professor: Human Neurogenetics
The Department of Psychology at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human Neurogenetics. Candidates must hold a PhD in a domain of Psychology or other discipline relevant to the position (e.g., Behavioral Genetics), and would be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the Psychology department, mentor Master’s and Doctoral students, and engage in department, college, and university-level service activities.
We seek an individual who studies the links between genes, brain, and behavior, with focus on brain-based disorders. Applicants combining genetic and neuroscience techniques (such as imaging genetics) are encouraged. The candidate should have a strong record of research productivity and demonstrated potential for extramural funding and teaching effectiveness. The position is offered in the context of a newly approved Area of Excellence in Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at San Diego State University, which is designed to enhance existing research strength through cluster hires. This new program currently involves the Department of Psychology and the School of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS); the home department for this position will be in Psychology.
The Psychology Department has an APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology offered jointly with the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and its faculty are affiliated with a range of doctoral programs throughout the university, including programs in Public Health, Language and Communicative Disorders, and Computational Sciences, as well as the Biomedical Informatics Research Center (informatics.sdsu.edu). The Psychology Department also has a large and diverse population of undergraduate majors as well as an MA program with emphases including behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, learning and cognition, and physical and/or mental health research. Additional information about SDSU and the Psychology Department can be found at www.sdsu.edu and www.psychology.sdsu.edu.
SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. The College of Sciences is host to a large number of federally-funded minority training programs (described at http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/casa/).
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, research statement, teaching statement (including evidence of teaching effectiveness), a current curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative reprints, and 3 letters of reference to http://apply.interfolio.com/25905. Review of applications will begin immediately and the final deadline for receipt of applications is November 30, 2014.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Mid-Career Neuropsychologist—TBI Research Faculty Position
Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI) and MossRehab
Mid-Career Neuropsychologist—TBI Research Faculty Position
Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI) and MossRehab are seeking a Neuropsychologist with an established record of research in traumatic brain injury (TBI), including extramural funding, to join the faculty of MRRI. The successful candidate will have an Associate academic rank (or equivalent) and be eligible for Pennsylvania licensure as a Psychologist. The candidate will join a productive TBI research group led by Tessa Hart, PhD, Institute Scientist at MRRI and PI of the long-standing TBI Model System program at MRRI, and John Whyte, MD, PhD, Co-PI of the TBI Model System and Director of MRRI. The new psychologist will be expected to assume a leading role in developing the next Moss TBI Model System application in 2016; thus, familiarity with that program is desirable although not required. The successful candidate will also develop and/ or continue his or her own TBI research program under the auspices of MRRI, and may provide clinical services through one of the many well-developed programs available to outpatients with acquired brain injury. MRRI, located in Elkins Park, PA in the outskirts of Philadelphia, is an internationally known center for translational neurorehabilitation research, with an NIH-funded postdoctoral research training program, a patient registry of potential research participants, and strong collaborative ties to the Center for Functional Neuroimaging at the University of Pennsylvania. MossRehab has a large TBI inpatient unit and an extensive array of outpatient and community reentry services and was ranked #8 nationally among rehabilitation hospitals in the 2014 US News & World Report rankings. Applicants should send a CV and statement of research interests to Kevin Whelihan, Research Administrator, at email@example.com.
Essentia Health-Pediatric Neuro-Psychology Position, Duluth, MN
Provides Clinical Neuropsychological examinations using models of brain-behavior relationships to provide evaluation and assessment, treatment, education, and consultation to improve clients’ abilities to their highest feasible level. Using neuropsychological testing, accurately assesses cognitive deficits, and recommends techniques for management, treatment and rehabilitation for brain injured and /or neurocognitive impaired patients. The neuropsychologist provides services as part of a care team assembled to assure optimal customer service, and clinical and financial outcomes, under the direction of Essentia service line management and the referring physician. Provides clinical supervision to unlicensed personnel. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers and others.
This is a full-time position. Hours for this position: Monday-Friday, no call, no weekend, day hours. Will see children ages 2-18. Work routinely and collaboratively with the Neurology Department.
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Idaho. Across the large and small communities Essentia serves, our patients benefit from the resources of an integrated health system, including the expertise of 750 physicians, a wide range of medical specialties, and cutting-edge technologies. Essentia also offers network-wide electronic medical records and medical research.
On the shores of Lake Superior, Duluth offers unparalleled access to outdoor opportunities and an excellent quality of life. From sailing and boating to skiing and biking, Duluth offers year-round opportunities right outside your front door. With a population of 86,000, Duluth combines the best of small town feel with larger city conveniences. Only two hours from the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area or Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, Duluth offers an excellent balance between access to outdoor pursuits or urban desires.
Current Psychologist licensure in the appropriate state(s).Certified by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN), the Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABPN) or the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology (AAPdN) or able to attain board certification within 2 years from date of hire. Neuropsychology Fellowship completed.
For more information, please contact:
Physician & Practitioner Recruitment
Visit www.essentiahealth.org to apply online
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