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Assistant Professor - Behavioral Research Psychologist

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Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor - Behavioral Research Psychologist
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Position Number 01201925
Hours Per Week 40
Department Pediatrics
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Position Summary

Psychologist with an interest in establishing an independently funded line of clinical research in an academic medical setting. Psychologist may also be responsible for teaching and clinical service. License eligibility for the State of Kansas is also desirable.

Required Qualifications

PhD. or PsyD. in Clinical, Counseling, Developmental or School Psychology with an emphasis in Pediatric Psychology. Received PhD from an APA accredited training program and attended an APA-accredited internship. Evidence of a programmatic line of research in health psychology/behavioral medicine with a strong potential for external grant funding. Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills and an emerging track record of peer-reviewed publications Exemplary interpersonal and professional skills.

Preferred Qualifications

History of external grant funding. License eligibility for the State of Kansas. Experience collaborating on multidisciplinary research and clinical teams. Teaching experience in a medical setting. Strong organizational and planning skills as evidenced by CV work products.

Environment Healthcare
Physical Requirements Sedentary
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

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EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Write and submit research grant applications for extramural funding; write and submit manuscripts to disseminate research; present research at national and international research conferences.

Description of Job Duty

Participate in clinical service activities within the medical center, including outpatient and inpatient consultation and treatment.

Description of Job Duty

Teaching within a research and clinical setting for graduate students, medical students, pediatric residents, and post-doctoral fellows.

Description of Job Duty

Other duties as assigned.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Research Proposal
Optional Documents