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Child Neuropsychologist
Department of Psychiatry
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

The Department of Psychiatry – Division of Psychology in the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa is seeking a Pediatric Neuropsychologist to join our clinical or tenure track faculty at any rank. The Department of Psychiatry recently celebrated its 100-year anniversary. The UI Department of Psychiatry has a long tradition of excellence in research, a well-developed research infrastructure, and ample patient populations that support efforts in a variety of areas of investigation. These include studies in neuroimaging, genetics, epidemiology, psychopharmacology, neuropsychology, and basic neuroscience. The Department of Psychiatry is made up of more than 90 full-time faculty members who provide national and international leadership across a range of psychiatric areas, such as child psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, eating disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, medical psychiatry, and community psychiatry. With 24 faculty psychologists, 6 of whom are neuropsychologists, the Department of Psychiatry values the contributions of its psychologists to its overall mission.

As a partner with the recently established Iowa Neuroscience Institute, the University is experiencing unprecedented growth of innovative research and translational programs in the neurosciences. As one of the only Lifespan Neuropsychology academic groups in the region, we commonly receive referrals from UI departments of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Athletics, Transplant Services, and the Cancer Center, along with external referrals from around the state.

Responsibilities include: Assessing pediatric outpatients and inpatients with a wide range of cognitive, medical and psychiatric disorders through the selection, administration, and interpretation of neuropsychological and psychological tests; Providing findings and recommendations to patients, families, and a multidisciplinary treatment team; Providing direction and supervision to psychometricians; Maintaining timely clinical documentation; Providing supervision, training, and occasional lectures to postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, medical students, and residents; Collaborating on research projects or other scholarly activities; Administrative duties including program development, participation in departmental and division meetings, and in-service sessions.

To apply for the position: To apply for the position: Visit our website at requisition #74458. Please provide a letter of interest, CV, and the names and contact information of three professional references.

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