Pediatric Neuropsychologist Position Available

The UAMS Department of Pediatrics is seeking applicants for a clinical faculty position at the Schmieding Developmental Center in Lowell, AR. The appointment will be in the Department of Pediatrics at UAMS, the largest Department in the Medical School. Desired applicants will have training in pediatric neuropsychology and/or pediatric psychology with experience in pediatric assessment. This faculty member will have primary responsibilities for conducting assessment in an outpatient setting with growing opportunity to assist with inpatient consults and the development of multidisciplinary evaluation teams as Arkansas Children’s Hospital opens in Northwest Arkansas. The program serves a diverse population and accepted referrals include neurological disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, genetic disorders, complex learning and attention problems, social deficits, and children with chronic medical problems. This clinic serves children from birth to 21 years of age. Candidates should be comfortable with all children age 4 and up and willing to extend their skills downward to the evaluation of infants and toddlers. Candidates with a specific interest in a younger age group and comfort with questions related to Autistic Spectrum Disorder are desired. The faculty position would be at a rank determined by years of experience. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA approved program and post-doctoral training in developmental psychology, pediatric psychology, or neuropsychology. A license with the Arkansas Psychology Board is also required.

The UAMS Department of Pediatrics employs over 250 faculty members and 90 residents. Lowell UAMS occupies a 40,000 square-foot, two-story building, which houses the Schmieding Developmental Center, the Schmieding KIDS FIRST program (a developmental pre-school).

For more information regarding the Schmieding Developmental Center, see the program’s web site: For more information on Northwest Arkansas, please visit:

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Leave Time:
    • 11 Paid holidays annually
    • Vacation leave varies by position and status
    • 12 days of sick leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts

Salary: Negotiable

Start Date: Negotiable

To apply for the position, please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Ruben Villarreal

Administrative Director

Schmieding Developmental Center

519 Latham Drive

Lowell, AR 72745

(479) 750-0125 option 1



UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.