The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is inviting applications for a Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist. The primary responsibilities are directed towards both acute and long-term neuropsychological care of children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders. The Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist will provide comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations, in addition to screening high-risk groups and monitoring neuropsychological functioning over time in pediatric patients with cancer and blood disorders. This faculty position also includes opportunities for program development and education, including teaching and supervision of psychology graduate students and interns through UAB’s APA-accredited training programs. This position will be part of the division’s exceptional interdisciplinary Hope and Cope Psychosocial Education Program and will work closely with our school liaisons growing our School/Social Transition and Reentry (STAR) service. Research is encouraged with opportunities to collaborate with neuropsychologists, psychologists and other providers, including oncologists, neurosurgeons, and radiation oncologists, with an interest in neuropsychological outcomes, academic skill development, school reentry, and quality of life.
Children’s of Alabama is the only medical center in Alabama dedicated solely to the care and treatment of children. It is a private, not-for-profit medical center that serves as the primary site of the UAB pediatric medicine, surgery, psychiatry, research and residency programs. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by US News & World Report, it is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, sees patients through Children’s of Alabama across the entire southeast United States. Faculty are also members of the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB, which is Alabama’s only cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and one of only 51 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the NCI.
Candidates should possess a Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in Clinical Psychology, Two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology, with specific focus in pediatrics, Licensed as a Psychologist in the state of Alabama or license eligible. Preference will be given to candidates having related experience with pediatric hematology-oncology populations, board certified (ABPP) or board eligible.
Interested applicants should submit CV to: http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/7641
For further information regarding this position, please contact:
Girish Dhall, MD Professor of Pediatrics Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen to be hired.