Clinical Neuropsychologist

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA

Details

Posted: 28-Apr-24

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Salary: Open

Categories:


Academic/Faculty
Medical - Research

Internal Number: 279012


Vacancy ID: FAC0005047

Position Summary/Description:


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Division of Pediatric Neurology is seeking a full-time faculty fixed-term, to join our department. The position can be assistant or associate professor rank depending on experience and eligibility. This role will be primarily clinical.
Clinical responsibilities will include providing adult outpatient neuropsychological evaluations in the Divisions of Cognitive Neurology, and in pre-surgical evaluations in the Divisions of Epilepsy and Movement Disorders. Typical reasons for referral include neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory disorders, epilepsy, cerebrovascular disease or demyelinating disease causing cognitive and/or behavioral impairment. The successful applicant will be expected to supervise one or more psychometrists as well as to work within several multidisciplinary subspecialty clinics to provide real-time case discussions with colleagues and feedback to patients. Preference for applicants with previous experience in the use of brief screening batteries, digital and remote assessment as well as pre- and post-neurosurgical evaluations, Wada testing, language mapping during open craniotomies, and specific capacity evaluations. 
This academic appointment requires providing tertiary clinical services, teaching trainees and medical students. Dedicated teaching at all levels including medical students, residents and fellows through lectures, seminars, conferences, and grand rounds is required. Participation in clinical research and extramural scholarly activities in the form of publications and service to professional organizations is encouraged. 
The North Carolina Research Triangle Park (RTP) metropolitan area is a regional community with over 1.3 million residents. The area is cosmopolitan with one of the lowest costs of living of all major U.S. cities. The area is accompanied by excellent dining, entertainment, music, professional sports, and museums. Within the RTP, Chapel Hill offers excellent opportunities for K-12 education in both public and private school venues; several Chapel Hill area schools are listed among the Best Schools in the Nation. The area is home to several colleges and universities. Chapel Hill is a classic college town, with numerous cultural offerings, abundant housing options, easy commutes, and outstanding school districts. The area is known for its natural beauty, with many lakes, parks, forests, and rivers. The climate encourages outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, bicycling, and camping. This all combines to make Chapel Hill and surrounding areas a wonderful place to live and pursue a career.

Education and Experience:


Preference for applicants with previous experience in the use of brief screening batteries, digital and remote assessment as well as pre- and post-neurosurgical evaluations, Wada testing, language mapping during open craniotomies, and specific capacity evaluations.


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