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Research Psychologist

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Clifton East End, MD
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is seeking a Research Psychologist (Clinical psychologist) whose focus of this position will be the provision of psychological and mindfulness-based interventions for an NIH-funded research study on adults with Tourette Syndrome. The Clinical Psychologist will receive training in the delivery of the two study interventions from the intervention developers through didactic training, observation of study-intervention delivery, and experiential learning by delivering the study interventions in weekly group therapy visits. For the duration of the clinical trial, the Clinical Psychologist will deliver the study interventions, participate in weekly video consultation calls, complete session summary sheets and related forms for study participants in the intervention groups, and participate in study related meetings. The Clinical Psychologist will have the opportunity to be involved with academic presentations and/or authorship on peer-reviewed publications emanating from this work. Due to the casual and remote nature of the position delivering study-related interventions, some evening and/or weekend work may be required.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  • Complete necessary Human Subjects Certificates and Training.
  • Complete initial training in study interventions.
  • Provide study interventions on a weekly basis.
  • Adhere to study intervention protocols during the delivery of study interventions.
  • Complete session summary sheet and related rating scales for study participants.
  • Attend weekly video consultation calls on intervention delivery.
  • Attend research team meetings and/or study related meetings as requested.

Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities
  • Prior experience delivering mindfulness-based interventions.
  • Proficiency in data entry and standard PC based applications.
  • Flexibility with good time management skills.


Physical Requirements
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for an extended period of time.
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole.
  • hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
  • Communication skills using the spoken word.
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range.
  • Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s)
  • Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters and ability to hear within normal range.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or M.D in Psychiatry required with emphasis developmental psychology, or school psychology.
  • Must be eligible to be licensed as a psychologist in Maryland and obtain licensure.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience delivering mindfulness-based interventions.
  • Proficiency in data entry and standard PC based applications.
  • Flexibility with good time management skills.


Classified Title: Research Psychologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: Min $28.30 - Max $49.53 HRLY ($75,900 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Remote
Department name: SOM Psy Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

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.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Accommodation Information

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