The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a tenured faculty candidate for a 1.0 FTE position. The rank of this position will be at Professor level, tenured. The divisional home for this position will be in the Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience; the programmatic home for this position will be in the Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine. This research-focused position involves grant writing, directing research studies as principal investigator, collaborating on research projects as co-investigator, dissemination of results in the form of peer-reviewed abstracts and publications, and delivering scientific presentations. This position will require mentorship of graduate students, fellows, and/or early career faculty members. In addition, this position will be responsible for seeking external funding to support a formal research training program in pediatric obesity medicine via the NIH T32 or similar mechanism.
Additional job activities will include educational initiatives, academic (non-clinical) service activities, and advocacy efforts.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, school psychology, or counseling psychology from an APA and/or CPA accredited program, internship training, and a minimum two-year post-doctoral training in pediatric psychology. The successful candidate will bring experience and external grant funding in the area of the prevention and treatment of pediatric severe obesity, with specific expertise in bariatric surgery and associated psychosocial health benefits and risks. Applicants should have a track-record of peer-reviewed publications and a high potential for future external funding as well as have experience as a mentor and the ability to provide supervision to trainees.
Internal Number: 335827
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