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The University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, seeks a candidate for a full-time position as an Assistant Professor on the Academic Track in the Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience as a Pediatric Psychologist.
About the Appointment:
To provide comprehensive psychological services to children and adolescents with various developmental, psychological, and medical disorders including chronic illness, genetic disorders, hematology/oncology patients, organ transplantation recipients, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Position entails executing in-depth evaluations, written and oral feedback to families, related providers, and schools regarding test results and recommendations for treatment and educational planning.
Focus is placed on both intervention and assessment, as well as providing consultation to health practitioners and parents in regard to behavioral management and parent/child relationship issues.
Additional job activities include conducting various outreach activities for the medical professional community, and participating in weekly seminars and various other didactic experiences.
Finally, the position involves a scholarly track including emphasis on research and grant writing, as well as providing supervision to trainees.
About the Department:
The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to generate new knowledge through research, to apply this new knowledge to the highest quality health care for the prevention and treatment of illness in children, and to provide the best possible education of the next generation of medical students, physicians, and other health professionals in childhood disease prevention, treatment, research, and advocacy. Through this mission the Department seeks to improve the lives of children in our community, nation, and the world.
About the Division:
The Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience is comprised of four sections: Pediatric Psychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Autism and Neurodevelopment and Developmental/Behavior Pediatrics.
All members of the Division are committed to research, often involving collaboration with faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics, or other areas of the University, to advance understanding of normal and abnormal neurological function. Because of the broad commitment to Clinical Neuroscience, we expect the Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience to enhance all of its programs through the addition of new faculty members as well as the increase in service, educational and research endeavors over the next few years.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Consultative services include assessment of developmental disorders, psychological management of patients with acute and chronic illnesses, management of common problems in childhood, parent counseling and developmental guidance, and preparation for medical procedures and hospitalizations for young children.
Provide psychological and/or neuropsychological assessment of children in outpatient settings.
Provide supportive communication with family members, school, and other professionals involved in the child’s care.
Participate in team conferences and provide consultative services on and off site.
Provide therapy for children and adolescents with a variety of medical and psychosocial conditions. May also provide family or group therapy.
Collaboratively work as a positive, constructive team member
Supervise clinical psychology interns and postdoctoral fellows in both assessment and therapy.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Position requires a Ph.D./PsyD in psychology from an APA and/or CPA accredited program, internship training, and minimum 1-year post-doctoral training in pediatric psychology is required.
Applicants must be license-eligible in the state of Minnesota.
Experience with both chronic medical populations and neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as experience with individual therapy preferred.
Additionally, excellent organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills and computer proficiency are required.
This individual must be able to work independently and as a member of a team.
An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through University of Minnesota employment site: https://hr.myu.umn.edu, job number 343211.
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
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M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a physician-led multi-specialty group practice. We are committed to patient care, teaching and research, with employment opportunities either as a faculty physician at the University of Minnesota Medical School, community-employed physician or advanced practice provider throughout our partnerships with health systems across Minnesota.