Pediatric Neuropsychologist -  196

West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 19, 2018
Employment Type
Full Time

West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute and the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry in the WVU School of Medicine seek Pediatric Neuropsychologists qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidates will practice in Morgantown, WV.

Clinical responsibilities focus on neuropsychological evaluations of a rich variety of neurological, neurosurgical, medical and psychiatric pediatric populations. This is a clinical position with strong teaching and supervision expectations within our well-known, training-focused APA-accredited clinical neuropsychology internship and our APPCN postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology. Additional teaching opportunities exist with medical students and residents within the department and broader Health Sciences Center on topics relevant to psychology/neuropsychology. Research involvement is expected. Opportunities for imaging research may exist; the Center for Advanced Imaging at WVU includes a Siemens 3.0 Tesla magnet.

Applicants must have completed an APA/CPA accredited clinical psychology graduate program, with an APA/CPA accredited internship with a neuropsychology focus, and a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology. Applicants must be eligible to sit for ABPP in clinical neuropsychology. A focus on pediatric clinical neuropsychology is necessary. Immediate eligibility for licensure in West Virginia is required. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, Board Certification (ABPP) as well as a demonstrated track-record of leadership, clinical and teaching excellence and scholarly activity are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

WVU Medicine Children’s is a regional referral center for pediatric subspecialties and provides faculty direct access to highly advanced technology and comprehensive ancillary pediatric services. The new 150 bed Children’s Hospital and Women’s Pavilion will have a full suite of pediatric operating rooms, cardiac catheterization lab/interventional radiology, epilepsy monitoring units, and GI-endoscopy with dedicated pediatric anesthesia staff. The hospital will include 34 pediatric beds, 54 NICU beds, 31 PICU beds, Heart Institute, and a dedicated cancer center. WVU is a Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, with plans to become Level 1, as it is for adults currently. The Women’s Pavilion will house a 30-bed obstetrical unit and maternal-fetal medicine clinic.

The West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute , led by Dr. Ali Rezai, is expanding to include the clinical, research, and academic missions of Neurosurgery , Neurology , and Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry , among others. The Institute will spearhead efforts to develop innovative solutions for West Virginians and those across the world with neurological and psychiatric conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s; autism to stroke; and paralysis to chronic pain, addictions, and traumatic brain injury.

Within the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, there is a strong collaborative focus on clinical service, teaching, and scholarship among psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers. The Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry is dedicated to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in fostering a multicultural pluralistic environment. We are committed to promoting diversity of race, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, and veteran status at all levels within our Department. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment. For more information on our diversity initiatives at WVU, visit .

WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System is comprised of eleven member hospitals and five hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

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West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

Notes To Applicants

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