Pediatric Neuropsychologist

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

February 14, 2022

Description

Posting Information Department Physical Medicine Rehab - 413401

Posting Open Date 12/08/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Pediatric Neuropsychologist Appointment Type Open Rank Vacancy ID FAC0003819 Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Permanent Hours per week 19.6 FTE 0.49 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience Proposed Start Date 01/01/2022

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding. OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond. Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce. Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) is seeking a part-time pediatric clinical neuropsychologist (fixed-term track), to join our existing Neuropsychology faculty. Currently, we have three adult neuropsychologists and one pediatric neuropsychologist, as well as a lifespan post-doctoral fellow. This position will provide neuropsychological assessment and consultation services to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with a variety of neurocognitive and neurobehavioral impairments. Clinical services are provided within UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and in our outpatient clinics. Our neuropsychologists work closely with interdisciplinary treatment teams and other UNC departments and programs, including Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Oncology, Pediatrics, and Sports Medicine, as well as community providers. Typical diagnoses prompting referral include mild to moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI), epilepsy, genetic disorders, intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD), cerebral palsy, spina bifida, sickle cell disease, and cognitive changes following treatment for pediatric cancer. We also provide pre- and post-surgical epilepsy evaluations, as well as consult with local recreational, scholastic, and professional teams on evaluating and managing sports concussions. Our Neuropsychology program provides training experiences for graduate students, psychology interns, and fellows as well as resident physicians, and clinical teaching is a valued part of our work. Faculty will also be expected to participate in administrative activities and research associated with their academic appointment and areas of expertise.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Qualified candidates will have their PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology, school psychology, or neuropsychology. Should be licensed or license-eligible in North Carolina and board certified or eligible for board certification in clinical neuropsychology.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a record of interdisciplinary collaboration, and have the desire to be involved in enhancing quality of patient care. Qualified candidates will have completed an APA-approved clinical internship with a neuropsychology emphasis, have at least two years of supervised postdoctoral training in clinical neuropsychology, and will be licensed or license-eligible in the state of North Carolina.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions

Qualified applicants should submit an application on-line at https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/217189.The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and two letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to identify the names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers of three (3) professional references when applying. Reference providers identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support.

Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/217189

Department Contact Name and Title Le'Quisha Person, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email lequishaperson@med.unc.edu Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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