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Research Psychologist

Johns Hopkins University
Highlandtown, MD
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (JHBMC) is seeking a casual Clinical Research Psychologist who will conduct structured psychological diagnostic evaluations for research, provide cognitive behavioral psychotherapy for insomnia and/or behavioral weight loss treatment for study participants, and conduct statistical analysis and manuscript development as needed.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  • Clinical Psychologist will see adult research participants in the Behavioral Medicine Research Lab for psychological evaluation and treatment.
  • Conducts psychological diagnostic evaluation and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy for adults.
  • Maintains accepted standards of compliance for documentation.
  • Conducts clinical research and assists with statistical analyses and manuscript development for research conducted in the Behavioral Medicine Research Lab.
  • Clinical Psychologist will attend research meetings as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology (Ph.D, PsyD, etc.) or MD in Psychiatry required.
  • Two years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellent diagnostic, therapeutic, and interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication, and the ability to interact well with research participants and colleagues.
  • Advanced statistical analysis skills. Reliability, flexibility, professional manner, and organizational skills are essential.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and record keeping.
  • Must be able to problem solve, prioritize responsibilities, and manage several priorities at once.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications
  • Clinical Psychologist must be licensed to practice psychology in Maryland and must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.

Classified Title: Research Psychologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: Min $26.53 - Max $46.44 HRLY ($75,900 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: M-F 8:30am - 5pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview
Department name: SOM Psy Behavioral Medicine
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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