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PEDIATRIC NEUROPSYCHOLOGY POSITION

The DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING PROGRAM at BOSTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL/HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL is seeking a pediatric neuropsychologist for full time position providing neuropsychological services to D/deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) patients.

Within the Department of Otolaryngoloy and Communication Enhancement (ORL/CCE), the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program is an interdisciplinary team of neuropsychologists, speech language pathologists, audiologists, and a psychiatrist all with specialized training in the care of DHH children. Additional staff include a psychometrician, outreach coordinator, and research assistant.

The neuropsychologist who fills this position will provide assessment and consultation services for DHH children. The diverse patient population includes children with hearing aids, cochlear implants, bone anchored hearing systems (BAHS), and those who communicate in American Sign Language (ASL). The neuropsychologist is an active collaborator in the Cochlear Implant and BAHS Teams, as patients explore candidacy. Preference for candidates with ASL skills and familiarity with Deaf culture. Pursuit of collaborative research activities will be strongly encouraged.

Boston Children’s Hospital is a member postdoctoral training site of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN) and the candidate will be a member of the training faculty. Appointment at Harvard Medical School as Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor will be commensurate with experience.

An earned doctorate from an APA/CPA accredited doctoral program and completion of an accredited internship are required as well as a postdoctoral residency in clinical neuropsychology. Competitive candidates for this position will have comprehensive training in pediatric neuropsychology, preferably in a medical setting. Candidates must be licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Psychologists at the time of hiring.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. We place a strong emphasis on the values of equality, diversity, and compassion.

Interested candidates are encouraged to send CV and a cover letter to Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick, Director, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program, Kaitlyn.fitzpatrick@childrens.harvard.edu

To apply for this job email your details to Kaitlyn.fitzpatrick@childrens.harvard.edu