Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - Pediatrics, Memphis
UT Health Science Center
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Internal Number: 210000025H
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - Pediatrics, Memphis - 210000025H
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Pediatrics , University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN seeks applicants for a Full-time, non-tenure track, clinician-educator faculty position (Assistant or Associate Professor rank). Academic rank at the time of appointment shall be commensurate with experience and credentials.
Primary supervisory responsibilities include training and supervision of psychology doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows in the context of CDD programs, including for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) programs. The Department supports efforts in curriculum and program development in the variety of settings that are associated with the CDD.
Clinical Care (45% effort): Providing direct clinical and clinical administrative psychology services within the CDD. Effort may be assigned at other clinical locations.
Education and Training (30% effort): Responsibilities include training students and professional trainees (both in Psychology and in other professions in an interdisciplinary graduate-level training program), and supervision of students/trainees in the context of CDD programs, including the UCEDD and LEND programs. The Department supports efforts in curriculum and program development in the variety of settings that are associated with the CDD.
Service (15% effort): The Department is supportive of community leadership and advocacy roles.
Research and Academics (10% effort): The Department is supportive of contributions to scholarly activity, including research, within the CDD. Should research effort be pursued, successful acquisition of funding would allow increased time and protected effort for research and related academic activities as appropriate for the position. Other academic obligations include participation in department and division teaching conferences and serving on hospital and university committees as directed by the Chair of Pediatrics or Division Chief of Developmental Pediatrics.
Requires a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. The applicant should be licensed or license-eligible in Tennessee as a Psychologist, Health Service Provider and will be expected to be board-certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology within 3 years.
Experience preferred in diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders, (particularly behavioral treatments/behavioral analysis).
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
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The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.