Title:  Assistant Professor - Psychology

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  604
Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

The successful applicant will join one of the largest Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology programs in the country, with outstanding training programs at the graduate, internship, and postdoctoral levels. Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) is the largest children's hospital in the United States and the primary teaching/training center for the Baylor College of Medicine’s (BCM) Department of Pediatrics. TCH was designated by U.S. News and World Report in 2018-2019 for Honor Roll status in pediatrics, ranking 4th overall, and it is situated in Houston, one of the most diverse cities in the country. TCH is dedicated to serving a diverse, multicultural patient population, many of whom are under-served, and in recruiting faculty members who reflect the rich diversity of our community.

 

For additional information about the TCH Autism Center, please visit the following website: https://www.texaschildrens.org/departments/autism.

Summary

The Autism Center at Texas Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), Section of Psychology seek applicants for a neuropsychologist to provide services within the Autism Center at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH).

Job Responsibilities:

The neuropsychologist will work full-time in the Autism Center at TCH, which serves children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental conditions, as well as their families. The position will include conducting neuropsychological and psychological assessments, in some cases as part of an interdisciplinary team. Other clinical opportunities may include neuropsychological evaluations with children and adolescents with other neurodevelopmental disorders such as spina bifida and cerebral palsy. Responsibilities may also include collaborating with research activities and supervision of externs, interns, and fellows within the Section of Psychology. The position comes with an academic appointment at Baylor College of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Psychology.

Job Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA- or CPA-approved program and will have substantial prior assessment experience with children with ASD. Additionally, applicants must be licensed, or license-eligible, in the state of Texas. Training in the ADOS/ADI-R and at least one year of experience in an interdisciplinary ASD clinic is preferred. A candidate who is bilingual in English and Spanish is strongly preferred but not required.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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