Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

Rush University Medical Center- Chicago Campus

Chicago, Illinois

The Sections of Pediatric Psychology and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics are seeking to fill one post-doctoral fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year. The fellowship is a one-year combined clinical and research position. The possibility may exist to extend the position to a two-year fellowship--contingent upon funding.

Description:  

Clinical responsibilities include psychological assessment in the Multidisciplinary Autism Diagnostic and Follow-up Clinic for children ages 0-3 (training on the ADOS-2 is not required but those with clinical ADOS-2 certification are strongly encouraged to apply). The multidisciplinary team includes a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, psychologist, speech-language pathologist, developmental therapist, and social worker. The fellow will be involved in ongoing clinical research with this population. The fellow will conduct group-based behavioral parent training for parents of children with ADHD, individual outpatient psychotherapy for children/adolescents with a variety of presenting concerns, and outpatient comprehensive cognitive and psychological evaluations of children/adolescents referred by developmental-behavioral pediatrics with a variety of medical and psychological conditions. The fellow will have an opportunity for independent research/program development related to the evaluation and treatment of children with ADHD and ASD.

Supervision will be provided by licensed clinical psychologist(s) on faculty.

Competitive annual salary with excellent benefits. Start date is July 2018 with some consideration/flexibility.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited graduate program and have completed their internship prior to starting the position.

Previous clinical and research experience with children and adolescents is required.

Bilingual-English-Spanish applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Competitive candidates will have excellent clinical skills including previous experience with psychological evaluation of children with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorder, general child/adolescent outpatient psychotherapy experience, and clinical research experience. Interpersonal flexibility and the sense of entrepreneurship necessary for program development are also considered to be important. 

To Apply:

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until the position is filled.

Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references by email to: Michelle Greene, PhD, Section Director of Pediatric Psychology at Michelle_Greene@rush.edu.

Letters from references will be solicited upon interview. Letter writers will be invited to email letters directly to the email address provided above.

Please include Fellowship Applicant-Your Name in the title of emails regarding questions or application submissions.

Please contact Dr. Greene with questions: Michelle_Greene@rush.edu.