Duke Child Psychologist

Employer
Duke Health
Location
Durham, North Carolina
Posted
Jul 20, 2017
Specialty
Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent

FACULTY APPOINTMENT - ACADEMIC CLINICIAN

DIVISION OF CHILD & FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCES

DUKE UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA

The Division of Child and Family Mental Health and Developmental Neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine invites applications for an academic clinician position as a clinical psychologist. The academic clinician will support our clinical, research, and training activities. Areas of work may include, but are not limited to, the assessment and treatment of a variety of mental and behavioral health difficulties in pediatric populations. Opportunities are available for the practice of individual, couples, family, and group therapy.

We are seeking individuals who are interested in working with a growing team of clinicians, researchers, and educators with the goal of enhancing the range and scope of services provided to children and families. The clinical psychologist will be responsible for direct clinical care and teaching and mentoring psychology externs and interns, postdoctoral fellows, medical students, general psychiatry residents, and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows. This position is a faculty appointment with rank commensurate with the applicant's experience.  We are seeking both early career applicants and those interested in a senior leadership opportunity.

Primary Activities: This clinical faculty position will include participating in individual- and team-based clinical activities focused on children and families with a range of psychiatric and disorders.  Clinical responsibilities will include participation in interdisciplinary evaluations and intervention with children presenting with a wide array of needs. The position also will involve supervision of trainee clinicians, as well as the provision of in-service trainings.  Scholarly activities are encouraged and supported.

About Duke: Duke University offers a rich intellectual and scientific environment facilitated by several institutes, including the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, which are designed to promote interdisciplinary research. Translational autism research is facilitated through frequent seminars, retreats, and workshops supported by the university that are designed for both clinical researchers and those conducting preclinical studies.

Duke employees are part of a premier organization dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care. Duke's overall benefit plan has long been recognized and valued because of its comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, dental care and retirement, Duke also offers a wide range of family-friendly and cultural benefits to attract, support and reward the skilled employees that help Duke remain a premier education, research and health care institution. Duke is located in Durham, NC (http://www.durham-nc.com/ ), a creative, innovative community that is a nexus for learning, research, and industry. Durham was listed as one of the best places to visit by Travel and Leisure Magazine in 2015 because of the numerous cultural, culinary, and outdoor activities offered in the area.  Durham is part of the larger Research Triangle area that includes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and numerous biotechnology, government, and other enterprises.

Interested candidates should apply with CV and letter of interest via the APPLY button below:

Required Certification or Experience

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or related field from an APA-accredited doctoral program and must be licensed to practice in NC (or be license eligible).

Location

Durham

North Carolina

Important Information

Requisition Number: 

19613

Close Date: 

10/11/2017

Contact Information

Denise Paradis

denise.paradis@duke.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individuals age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.