Academic Pediatric Medical Psychologist

Employer
University of Utah School of Medicine
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Sep 17, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Academic Pediatric Medical Psychologist

Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

University of Utah School of Medicine

The Division of Pediatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an Academic Pediatric Medical Psychologist. As part of an interdisciplinary medical psychiatry/psychology team, the Psychologist will provide consultation, assessment, and treatment to medically ill children and adolescents in the hospital and clinic settings. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including investigation, education, administration/service, as well as advocacy.

The Department and University offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.

Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities. 

Qualified candidates must have a doctoral degree (PsyD/PhD) from an accredited program, and must possess either specialized training or one (1) year experience in the care of medically ill children and adolescents that includes experience in individual, group and family therapy within a clinical setting.  The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/107687.  Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required.  For additional information about the position, please contact:  Lisa Giles, M.D., Interim Division Chief, at lisa.giles@hsc.utah.edu.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission. 

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

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