Assistant Professor - Psychologist - Pediatrics, Memphis - 19000001XI
UTHSC embraces four missions: research, education, clinical care, and community and institutional service. The primary role will be as a Psychologist at the UT Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities (CDD), with the majority of duties within the Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody (COE) . The successful applicant will have clinical, educational, research and community service duties within this role that are defined through agreement with the Chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics in collaboration with the COE Director.
The applicant should be licensed or license-eligible in Tennessee as a Psychologist, Health Service Provider and will be expected to be board-certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology within 3 years.
General expectations of the appointment are proposed as follows:
Clinical Care (60% effort): Primary responsibilities include direct service provision including consultation with the Department of Children's Services and community providers, evaluation of children involved in child welfare system, and training of community providers and agencies in topics related to trauma and its impact on children within the COE at CDD.
Education and Training (30% effort): Primary responsibilities include training and supervision of psychology doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows in the context of CDD programs in which you participate, including the COE and Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) programs. You will have an additional role commensurate with percent funded effort in teaching to interdisciplinary graduate-level students and professional trainees in the LEND program activities, also housed at the CDD. The Department supports your efforts in curriculum and program development in the variety of settings that are associated with the CDD.
Service (5% effort): The Department is supportive of your community leadership and advocacy roles.
Research and Academics (5% effort): The Department is supportive of your contributions to scholarly activity, including research, within the CDD. Other academic obligations include participation in department and division teaching conferences and serving on hospital and university committees as directed by the Chair of Pediatrics or Division Chief of Developmental Pediatrics.
Responsibilities include education and teaching, research and clinical, including supervision of residents and students
Requires an PhD or equivalent degree
Board certified or Board eligible by the American Board of Psychology
Must be able to obtain a State of Tennessee medical license
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a v ibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Job Posting Oct 17, 2019, 7:48:50 PM
Internal Number: 19000001XI
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