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Organization: University of Texas Health@Houston
Job title(s): Assistant Professor
Description: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track position in the Department of Pediatrics, Children's Learning Institute at McGovern Medical School.

The selected candidate will contribute to the department's mission to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through high-level responsibilities: research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other service.

To be considered for this position please apply to requisition #1900010V at http://p.rfer.us/UTH4zF4nt.

Full Description:
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track position in the Department of Pediatrics, Children's Learning Institute at McGovern Medical School.

The selected candidate will contribute to the department's mission to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through high-level responsibilities: research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other service.

Position Key Accountabilities:

1. Conduct comprehensive inpatient and outpatient neuropsychological
evaluations, including interviewing patients and determining, administering,
and scoring the psychological and neuropsychological tests needed to
address the referral question.

2. Write detailed reports containing relevant history, test results, and summary
and interpretation of findings for presentation to the referral source. Make
recommendations regarding remediation, including psychiatric referrals,
where appropriate. Provide feedback to patients regarding findings.

3. Provide specific neuropsychological services to the adult and child epilepsy
surgery programs at McGovern Medical School, UTHealth, including
conducting pre- and post-operative neuropsychological testing, performing
Wada and intra- and extra-operative cortical mapping studies, and
participating in weekly case conferences.

4. Maintain patient records and databases for clinical and research purposes.

5. Initiate original research and support faculty research projects.

6. Supervise pre-doctoral practicum students and post-doctoral fellows
completing rotations within the Center for Clinical Neurosciences.

Qualifications:

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. Preferred applicants will have completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology, possess a current license to practice Psychology in the State of Texas, and have experience in the neuropsychological evaluation of both children and adults. Experience in pre-operative evaluations of candidates for epilepsy surgery, including cognitive mapping and Wada procedures, would be particularly valuable.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.






Contact: Joshua.I.breier@uth.tmc.edu

Post date: 2019-05-06 01:55:50 PM | #10738 | Report an Issue
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