The University of Iowa, Department of Neurology is recruiting faculty in Neuropsychology. The position requires the delivery of clinical neuropsychological services, including assessment and rehabilitation, under the auspices of the Benton Neuropsychology Laboratory. The Benton Laboratory follows a flexible battery approach to assessment, using many instruments that were created at Iowa by Arthur Benton, a founder of the field. The Laboratory is staffed by neuropsychologists and postdoctoral residents, and a technician-based testing approach is utilized. Neuropsychologists in the laboratory have extensive contact with leading scientists in experimental neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience. Neuropsychologists work in direct collaboration with neurologists and other physicians, and have access to daily case conferences, grand rounds, special lectures, and other outstanding educational opportunities. The Benton Laboratory also has close ties with the Neuroscience PhD Program and the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Iowa. The Laboratory functions in a spacious area of the University Hospitals, and provides a full range of diagnostic and rehabilitation services. The patient population is comprised primarily of adults with neurological disease including stroke, seizure disorder, tumor, head injury, movement disorders, and degenerative conditions.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.