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CHILD NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST
The University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa
 
 
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Date Posted 05/08/2022
Category
Postdoctoral-Neuroscience
Postdoctoral-Psychology
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

CHILD NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST
Requisition # 74458
Position Basics
Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK/CLINICAL
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, May 6th, 2022
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Psychiatry

Salary
Salary:Commensurate

Position Details
Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

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. We are active in training future neuropsychologists including graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and have a Lifespan Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship program that is a member of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN).


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.


This position offers competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a collegial professional environment. University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center.


Iowa City is an attractive, family friendly, college town with abundant local and world-class cultural, theatrical and musical events, top ranked schools, and outdoor recreational attractions. The Iowa City area is often ranked as one of the most livable communities in the nation (Livability.com). Iowa City is less than four hours from Chicago and within five hours of Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City, readily accessible via interstate highways and a regional airport 30 minutes away. To learn more about our great community visit https://www.thinkiowacity.com/ .


Search Committee Contact Information:  Laura Fuller, Ph.D., ABPP. Phone: (319) 353-8978 or email: laura-l-fuller@uiowa.edu.


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


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


 

Education Requirement:

  • Doctoral degree from an APA or CPA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology program

Required Qualifications:

  • Two years of supervised postdoctoral training in neuropsychology;

  • Eligibility for licensure and health service provider in Iowa;

  • Demonstrated clinical, research and teaching experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work as a team player in a multidisciplinary and collaborative clinical setting

Certifications:

  • Eligibility for board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN) and subspecialty certification in Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Clinical experience with a pediatric psychiatric population

  • Board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN) and subspecialty certification Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology is desired


Online Application Required Documents
 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information
Contact:Laura L Fuller - laura-l-fuller@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Psychiatry
Pappajohn Pavilion
140 Hawkins Drive
2937 JPP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-353-8978
Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/psychiatry/



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