PsyD-Clinical Geropsychology - 100853

West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

West Virginia University School of Medicine, the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, and the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute seek a Clinical Geropsychologist (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of Geropsychology and will provide assessment and intervention services to older adults and their family members/caregivers. The candidate will have a background and expertise in issues relevant to the psychological, emotional, sociological, neurological, physical, and mental health issues of aging individuals. The candidate will be integrated into the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute Memory Health Center, which is the only multi-disciplinary specialty clinic in the state of West Virginia that specializes in: specific diagnosis of dementia and underlying conditions, development of a comprehensive treatment plan for the patient, and intervention to address patient’s caregiver/family’s needs. The candidate will play an important role in providing these services within the Memory Health Center. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows .

Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited graduate program with an APA/CPA-approved internship. Applicants must be eligible to sit for ABPP in geropsychology. Immediate eligibility for licensure in West Virginia is required. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track record of leadership, clinical and teaching experience and scholarly activity are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

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 fourteen member hospitals and seven 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, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. 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.

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