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Assistant/Associate Professor (Rank DOQ)

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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Assistant/Associate Professor (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: 2023-171 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 Assistant/Associate Professor (Rank DOQ) Job Title/Academic Rank Assistant/Associate Professor (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 05/16/2023 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 an Assistant/Associate Professor (Rank DOQ). Minimum requirements are a doctoral degree in Clinical or School Psychology. Applicant must have Nebraska licensure (or license eligible) while board certification (particularly BCBA) is also valued. Candidates with a clinical internship from APA/CPA-accredited programs in psychology are preferred.

Clinical activities center on delivery of behavioral health assessment, diagnostic and treatment services for neurotypical individuals (especially children, adolescents and families) as well as individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan. Referrals come from schools, physicians, and community agencies throughout the region. Faculty may choose to focus their clinical services, training and research in 1) outpatient BH clinics at MMI, 2) integrated primary care sites across the Omaha metro area, or 3) school-based mental health clinics in the surrounding community.

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:
About 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 or School Psychology.
Nebraska licensure (or license eligible). Supplemental Qualifications Candidates with a clinical internship from APA/CPA-accredited programs in psychology are preferred. Board certification particularly BCBA) is preferred. 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 Yes 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 Potential exposure to blood, urine, vomit or other bodily fluids typically found in a primary care pediatric office. 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
  1. C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc
Requisition Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a PhD in Clinical Psychology
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a current license to practice in Nebraska -OR- license eligible?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  4. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
    (Open Ended Question)

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