Company Name:



Little Rock, Arkansas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Clinical Psychology, Assistant/Associate Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

August 27, 2019

Clinical Psychologist

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is pleased to invite applications for multiple Clinical Psychologist positions. All positions are full time and appointed at the Assistant or Associate Professor level based upon experience, with potential for tenure track appointments. All positions will include participation in our APA-accredited internship training program, and research opportunities exist. All candidates must have completed a doctoral degree from an APA accredited program, completed APA accredited clinical internship, and completed appropriate postdoctoral hours for licensure in Arkansas. Interested applicants should send a CV and cover letter to Jennifer Sue Kleiner, PhD, ABPP-CN, Chief Psychologist at or call 501.526.8241. The following opportunities are available:

1) Inpatient Child Psychologist - The majority of the psychologist’s time will be spent in the Child Diagnostic Unit, a multidisciplinary, diagnostic, inpatient clinic. The Psychologist will serve as a core member of a multidisciplinary team with a strong component of leadership and program development. The position includes conducting and supervising the administration of psychological evaluations for children ages 2 to 12 years old, leading multidisciplinary team meetings, supervising individual and family psychotherapy services, maintaining clinical data for quality improvement and program evaluation, and conducting discharge conferences.

2) Outpatient Child Psychologist - The majority of the psychologist’s time will be spent in the Child Study Center, a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic that serves children and adolescents with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses, along with their families. The position includes conducting psychotherapy and psychological evaluations for children and adolescents across the age span, preferably with school-aged children and adolescents. Utilization of evidence-based treatments with children and adolescents is required, though specific models may vary. Expertise conducting psychoeducational, psychodiagnostic, and personality assessments with school-age children and adolescents is required.

3) Adult Health Psychologists (2) - Both positions will have extensive collaborations with multidisciplinary teams. Both positions will collaborate with multi-disciplinary surgical teams including 1) Solid Organ Transplantation and 2) Neurosciences (primarily spinal cord stimulator evaluations). The Candidate must have experience in conducting evaluations for surgical appropriateness and in collaborating in a multidisciplinary setting. Other clinical services can include brief empirically-supported psychotherapy, biofeedback, and inpatient consultation/liaison services.

4) Family Medicine - The Psychologist will serve as the Director of Behavioral Science within the Department of Family Medicine, and also have a primary appointment within the Department of Psychiatry. The Psychologist will be responsible for the creation, maintenance, and delivery of the Behavioral Science curriculum to the GME Residency programs, will be a valued team member of the residency administration team, and will have clinical care responsibilities by providing assessment and brief interventions to patients.

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