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University of Colorado Assistant Professor - Pediatric Neuropsychology in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado School of Medicine

/ /University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics – Section ofNeurology

Assistant Professor - Neuropsychology

Position #756677 – Requisition #15283

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The University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

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_Job Summary:_

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neurology, Neuropsychology Program, has an opening for a full time Assistant Professor. This position is responsible for providing clinical care for patients with neuropsychological disorders.

_Examples of Work Performed:___

  • Direct in and out patient neuropsychological consultations including screening, monitoring, traditional comprehensive exams, as well as multidisciplinary, and short targeted exams;

  • Participation and contribution to the training of externs, interns, and post-doctoral fellows in neuropsychology including supervision and involvement in didactic sessions;

  • Demonstration of scholarly and research productivity and growth, including, but not limited to clinical research, literature reviews, involvement in the development of training or clinical guidelines.

PLEASENOTE: Candidates may be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is $90,537 - $105,104 and is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

_Minimum Qualifications:_

  • PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology.

  • Completion of an APA approved internship and ABCN approved postdoctoral program in Pediatric Neuropsychology.

  • Eligible for licensure in Colorado, and have passed the EPPP.

  • Board Eligible in Neuropsychology (ABPP/ABCN); Board certification is required within 5 years of start.

  • Experience in providing multiple types of neuropsychological care (e.g. beyond comprehensive exams).

  • Experience in provision of supervision.

_Conditions of Employment:_

  • Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado.

  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offender background check.

_Competencies - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:_

  • Communicates clearly and effectively, both written and orally.

  • Knowledge of a range of pediatric neurologic and medical conditions.

  • Familiarity with assessment instruments used with children and adolescents.

  • Ability to create strong and respectful helping relationships.

  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to work in a group to identify and solve problems on a daily and longer-term basis.

  • Ability and persistence to work towards longer term goals.

  • Ability to recover quickly, and to adapt to stress and adversity in the face of working with disabled and medically fragile population.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • A history of successful independent academic and scholarly activity.

  • Experience in the supervision of neuropsychologists in training.

  • Experience working in Child Neuropsychology practice, either private or academic.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration

Title: Assistant Professor - Pediatric Neuropsychology

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15283