Website University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
The Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), invites applications for a faculty position in the Section of Pediatric Psychology. The appointment is anticipated to be at the assistant professor level in the clinical-attending faculty pathway. This position will primarily involve conducting outpatient neuropsychological evaluations through the UAMS Dennis Developmental Center (DDC), a multi-disciplinary clinic serving children with neurodevelopmental disorders.
Neuropsychology maintains strong relationships across a range of medical specialties including neurology, rehabilitation, neurosurgery, and neuro-oncology. Neuropsychology service focuses on the evaluation of a diverse pediatric population ages 5 through 21. Presentations include TBI/concussion, spina bifida/spinal cord disorders, brain tumor, epilepsy, genetic disorders, and demyelinating conditions. Additional responsibilities include providing consultation and brief evaluation services for interdisciplinary outpatient and inpatient medical clinics at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH). Neuropsychology also conducts presurgical evaluations in collaboration with neurology and neurosurgery through the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.
UAMS Department of Pediatrics is based at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, which is the only pediatric health system in Arkansas. With a population of 2.8 million, ACH is the State’s major pediatric referral center serving children from birth to age 21. Staff consists of over 500 faculty (including 18 psychologists), 200 residents and 4,400 support staff. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, the ACH 36-block campus includes a 336-bed hospital, 3 intensive care units, a research institute, and a USDA-ARS nutrition center. As a MAGNET-recognized hospital, and Level 1 children’s surgery center; ACH ranked in 4 specialties by US News & World Report.
For more information, contact Dr. Nicholas Long at 501-364-1021 or LongNicholas@uams.edu.
Send CV and letter of application; also have 3 letters of reference sent to:
Nicholas Long, Ph.D., Director; Pediatric Psychology;
One Children’s Way, Mail Slot 512-21;
Little Rock, AR 72202.
Qualified applicants have a Doctorate in Psychology and have completed a two-year fellowship training program in Pediatric/Child Neuropsychology. Candidates must also pass background checks and be eligible for Psychology licensure to practice Pediatric/Child Neuropsychology in Arkansas.
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
To apply for this job please visit uams.edu.