Assistant/Associate Professor(s) in Adult Neuropsychology & Adult Rehabilitation Psychology Department of Health Psychology School of Health Professions University of Missouri
The Department of Health Psychology in the School of Health Professions at the University of Missouri (MU) invites applications for two full-time, tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Candidates will demonstrate a strong history of seeking and conducting funded research, as well as publication in high-impact journals on topics related to clinical neuropsychology, rehabilitation psychology, pain disorders, and/or bariatrics. The faculty members will be expected to develop an independent line of research and secure extramural funding. These positions will include collaboration with the MU Missouri Orthopedic Institute, the MU Department of Neurology, and/or the MU Department of Neurosurgery. The faculty members will participate in clinical research and will provide direct clinical services in relevant areas of expertise. Faculty will also participate in our APA and APPIC-approved predoctoral internship program and/or our APPCN-certified postdoctoral fellowship program. Opportunities also exist for teaching and mentoring in the MU School of Health Professions' new Ph.D. program in Health & Rehabilitation Science.
Successful applicants will have a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology; eligibility for Missouri Psychologist licensure is required, and eligibility for ABPP board certification is preferred.
Applications are to be submitted online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php . Applicants should include a letter of interest and an official transcript in the attachments section of the application. A current curriculum vitae must be saved in the Resume/CV section of the application. Three letters of reference may be mailed to: DHP Adult TT Search, #1 Hospital Dr., DC116.88, Columbia, MO 65212. Questions about the application process should be directed to Cathi Veach at 573-884-9495 or VeachC@health.missouri.edu . For additional information about the position, applicants should contact Dr. Laura Schopp, Dept. of Health Psychology Chair at 573-882-2290 or SchoppL@health.missouri.edu .
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.
As part of the School of Health Professions in the MU Healthcare System, the Department of Health Psychology ( http://shp.missouri.edu/hp/index.php ) has a long tradition of excellence in clinical services, research, and training in psychological services based in medical settings -- particularly neuropsychology, rehabilitation psychology, health psychology, and pediatric psychology. Faculty research programs intersect with our clinical services and have consistently garnered federal grant funding.
MU is situated in the City of Columbia, which has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. This college town of 110,000+ residents has the best of both worlds - small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/ .
Salary is competetive and commensurate with experience.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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