University of Pennsylvania — Clinical Neuropsychologist

The Department of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic-clinician track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Neurology with a focus on Neuropsychology. Responsibilities include providing neuropsychological assessments in a high volume assessment service, as well as direct administrative responsibilities in designing the neuropsychology service to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care tailored to the neurologic populations served. The successful candidate will have experience assessing neurologic populations, including epilepsy, stroke, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, dementia and neuro-oncology. The candidate will also supervise staff psychometricians and trainees at the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral level.

From an administrative standpoint, in collaboration with departmental faculty and business administrators, the successful candidate will develop a clinical service framework specific to neurologic populations to maximize patient flow, decrease wait-list times for neuropsychological assessments, and improve patient-centered care through consistent collaboration with multi-disciplinary professionals and referring providers. The candidate will also have the opportunity to work on existing clinical trials and clinical research projects ongoing in the institution. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and clinical care. The successful candidate will be board certified in Neurology.

Additional position requirements are listed below:

  • Licensed (or license eligible) in Pennsylvania
  • Completion of a Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship according to Houston Conference Guidelines for board certification eligibility in Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Minimum of two years of experience (including post-doctoral training) conducting assessments of individuals with a variety of neurological problems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent integrative-report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary setting is a strong asset

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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