The Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha is currently accepting applications for licensed psychologists in the Autism Diagnostic Clinic housed within the integrated Center of Autism Spectrum Disorders (iCASD). This is an open rank position (Rank DOQ) and anticipate hiring multiple faculty positions.
Ideal candidates will have a passion for participating in autism diagnostic evaluations within an interdisciplinary team, as well as mentoring and supervising predoctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows. Candidates will also have opportunities to coordinate and implement evidence-based treatment programs, such as parent training programs, social skills groups, and individualized therapy. The Autism Diagnostic Clinic is also part of the Autism Care Network (ACNet), which is focused supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their family through treatment and research. The position is most appropriate for candidates with strong interests in applied clinical research, as well as those interested in applying for internal and extramural funding. Funding is available for specialized training opportunities, such as training in, and establishing research reliability on, the ADOS-2. Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a psychologist in the state of Nebraska.
About iCASD: The department is a collegial group of researchers, educators and clinicians within a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary center. iCASD is a clinical leader in the region and provides diagnostic and treatment services for children and adults with a wide range of cognitive, social-emotional, behavioral, and physical disabilities.
We are housed within in a state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary facility, equipped and accessible to serve individuals with a diverse range of preferences and needs. We have up-to-date assessment tools to support best practices in autism diagnostic assessments (e.g., ADOS-2, STAT, BOSA). Spacious exam rooms with two-way mirror and closed circuit video software, team meeting rooms, and family consultation rooms.
MMI is a federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program. Our mission is to be world leaders in transforming the lives of all individuals with disabilities and complex health care needs, their families and the community through outreach, engagement, premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care. MMI is now housed in a new, state of the art facility in Aksarben Village. MMI provides limitless opportunities for clinical programming, innovative research and community engagement.
With a metro area population of more than 1 million, Omaha is a vibrant, family centric, affordable city, with committed community partners, fiercely loyal and extremely generous community. Omaha is known for its progressive dining scene, myriad of cultural events, and friendly people.
MMI is committed to respect and benefit for all individual reflecting the rich diversity in our culture without preference or exclusion for actual or perceived differences. These differences include ability, age, appearance, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, immigration status, language, nationality, race, religion, sex, sexuality, socio-economic status and other personal identities and experiences.
Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.
Key words: psychologist, autism, diagnostic, assistant, associate, professor
PhD Licensure (or license eligible) in Nebraska is required.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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