Faculty Clinical Psychologist, Adolescent and Young Adult Substance Use Disorders
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April 13, 2018
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago are seeking a Clinical Psychologist to join a multidisciplinary Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatric Division of Adolescent Medicine in a nationally-ranked, freestanding children’s hospital located on the medical school campus. Duties are primarily to: 1) conduct screenings and outpatient diagnostic evaluations of adolescents and young adults who experience problems with substance use; 2) provide psychological treatment of and/or referrals for adolescents and young adults with substance use disorders and their families; 3) consult to parents, schools and medical/surgical staff; 4) teach in multidisciplinary child health, mental health, and adolescent medicine education and training programs; and 5) conduct research related to adolescent and young adult substance use disorders.
Clinical and/or research experience with adolescents and young adults with problems with substance use is required. A PhD in clinical psychology and APA-approved internship are required, with at least one year of supervised experience with children and adolescents preferred. This position comes with protected research time for the first 3 years of appointment. It is expected that the successful candidate will develop a program of research related to adolescent and young adult substance use disorders supported by external funding sources following the initial research support period.
Rank will be Instructor or Assistant Professor and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full-time position on the Clinician-Educator Faculty track. Start date immediate after licensure in Illinois. Anticipate summer 2018 start, but earlier start date negotiable. Applications will be evaluated as received. Position is open until filled.
Please note: this position involves employment at Lurie Children’s Hospital and a faculty appointment at NU. The initial application is done on-line with Northwestern University, but will also be reviewed by staff at Lurie Children’s Hospital.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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