The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago are seeking a qualified pediatric psychologist to conduct development evaluations in the Neonatology Intensive Follow-up Clinic at Lurie Children’s Hospital and to conduct evaluations and provide treatment for preschool children in the Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Lurie Children’s. Lurie Children’s Hospital is a nationally ranked, freestanding children’s hospital located on the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine campus.
Lurie Children’s Hospital recognizes the impact of systemic, cultural, social, and economic factors on children and families, and values the diverse identities that build and enrich our hospital and the broader Chicago community. We are committed to welcoming staff and faculty from varied backgrounds because we believe that diversity strengthens the collective fabric of our medical center and fulfills our commitment to address the structural health disparities in the medical care of children. We seek employees who share this perspective, consider it important to their professional identity, and are representative of the families and children we serve.
Duties include: 1) conducting developmental evaluations of young children evaluated in the Division of Neonatology Follow-up Clinic; 2) providing recommendations for educational and psychological care of children followed in that clinic; 3) providing evaluations and treatment for children treated in the Psychiatry Department’s clinic for preschool children; 4) teaching in multidisciplinary child health and mental health training programs; 4) conduct research. A PhD in clinical psychology, APA-approved internship, and appropriate psychology postdoctoral fellowship experience are required, at least one of which has a focus on clinical child or pediatric psychology training. Experience in a pediatric medical setting is strongly encouraged.
Full-time position. The faculty appointment will be non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator track at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor level. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Start date immediate after licensure in Illinois and obtaining hospital privileges. Applications will be evaluated as received. Position is open until filled.
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