Neuropsychologist (Academic Rank DOQ) GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION
EEO Statement: UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: 2023-155 Department MMI Psychology 50000698 Business Unit(College/Institute) Munroe-Meyer Institute FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule Full time (12 months) Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Neuropsychologist (Academic Rank DOQ) Job Title/Academic Rank Neuropsychologist (Academic Rank DOQ) Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type L1 - REG SPECIAL FAC/S Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 04/28/2023 Position Qualification
Position Summary The Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha is currently accepting applications for a faculty position in the Department of Psychology as Neuropsychologist (Academic Rank DOQ). Minimum requirements are a doctoral degree in Clinical, School, or Counseling Psychology with training and experience in neuropsychological assessment and research. Applicant must have Nebraska licensure (or license eligible) while board certification (ABPP) is also valued. Candidates with a clinical internship from APA/CPA-accredited programs in psychology are preferred.
This faculty position would be tasked with developing a program around neuropsychological services for children and adolescents including 1) neuropsychological assessment and diagnostics, 2) clinical training in neuropsychology for predoctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows, and 3) a program of clinical research. In addition, this position would be tasked with developing a program that uses practice extenders or psychometrists to provide direct testing, reserving the licensed psychologist for diagnostics and interpretation, training, and research.
Clinical referrals come from schools, physicians, and community agencies throughout the region. Typical presenting concerns include brain tumor and treatment, TBI/concussion, epilepsy and other seizure disorders, and genetic and other developmental disorders. Institute-based coordination of clinical care and interdisciplinary research is provided.
Review of applicants will occur on a rolling basis as recruitment is ongoing. Rank will depend on qualifications. Applicants should upload with their application a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation with contact information. The letters of recommendation should be uploaded as "Other" document. For more information about the program, please visit: https://www.unmc.edu/mmi/departments/psychology/index.htmlAbout MMI Psychology:
The department is a collegial group of clinical educators and clinical researchers who seek to incorporate training and research activities into clinical service delivery within a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary center. MMI recently moved into a brand new, state-of-the-art facility and has prioritized expansion of innovative clinical and educational programs serving those with a wide range of physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and behavioral disabilities.
All department faculty play an important role in education and provide clinical supervision in a large, well-funded internship program within the APA accredited Nebraska Internship Consortium and in a growing postdoctoral fellowship program. The Psychology department is also home to the Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, which is a federally funded collaborative network that supports resource development and dissemination, training and technical assistance, and workforce development to the mental health field. The department is decidedly a behavioral program by orientation, but are open to applications of diverse, yet aligned theoretical orientations. Some department faculty teach courses in the ABA Masters degree program which prepares graduates for licensure as a mental health practitioner and also certification as a BCBA. Faculty members are encouraged to develop and participate in clinical research. Specific areas of research interest are less important than fit within our mission.About MMI:
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. Now housed in a new, state of the art facility in Aksarben Village, with a dedicated space for ADL training, aquatics, and integrated programming for individuals with Autism, MMI provides limitless opportunities for clinical programming, innovative research and community engagement. Omaha is a vibrant, family centric, affordable city, with committed community partners, fiercely loyal and extremely generous community, and a myriad of cultural events.
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. Required Qualifications PhD in Clinical, School or Counseling Psychology.
Nebraska licensure (or license eligible). Supplemental Qualifications Candidates with a clinical internship from APA/CPA-accredited programs in psychology are preferred. Board certification (ABPP) is valued. Working Environment & Physical Requirements WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Clinical environment Other working environment NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT
Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Not Applicable Driving Up to 2 hours Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Occasionally Sitting Over 5 hours Standing Occasionally Squatting Not Applicable Walking Occasionally EXPOSURES
Atmospheric No Blood/body fluids No Chemical hazards No Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current No Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE No Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Hand/Wrists
Fine Manipulation NA Repetitive Motion NA Grasping NA If you selected any area above, please explain Addtional
Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. EEO Statement EEO Statement
EEO Statement The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- Other Doc
Requisition Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a PhD and clinical internship from an APA/CPA-accredited program in psychology with specialty training in Pediatric or clinical child psychology or school psychology?
- * How did you hear about this position?
- Employee Referral
- Job Fair
- Lincoln Journal Star
- Omaha World Herald
- UNMC Job Site
- * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
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