Company Name:

Boston Children's Hospital


Boston, Massachusetts

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Chiefs/Directors/Department Heads

Work Setting:


Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

October 8, 2019

Director of Psychology for the DMC and HNBCS

The Developmental Medicine Center (DMC) in the Division of Developmental Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children's Hospital seek a full time psychologist to work synergistically with our existing faculty and programs, to provide clinical and scientific leadership to the DMC psychology faculty and oversight of the Human Neurobehavioral Core Service (HNBCS). The DMC is one of the largest clinical programs for the diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders in the world, and is dedicated to promoting research, teaching, and service innovations designed to improve the lives of children, adolescents, and families. The DMC provides services for youth from infancy through adolescence who present with complex neurodevelopmental disorders including autism spectrum disorders, medical and genetic conditions, intellectual disabilities, and learning, attentional, and behavioral disorders.

The HNBCS serves as a research core providing cognitive and behavioral assessments for clinical research studies involving children and young adults with a range of neurodevelopmental disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorders.

The DMC has a large, well-developed clinical research infrastructure and an extensive portfolio of ongoing extramurally funded studies. There are many opportunities to be involved in research, and psychologists actively participate in the education of psychology post-doctoral fellows, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics fellows, and Harvard Medical School students.

Applicants must possess a Massachusetts health service provider license in psychology prior to assuming the position, and preferably have ten or more years of relevant experience which includes a strong academic record and history of leadership in psychology. Academic appointments are offered at Harvard Medical School at a level commensurate with clinical and research experience. Graduates of APA/CPA –approved doctoral programs and internships required.

In addition to an application letter, please enclose a CV and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the search committee. Send applications to: Search Committee, Attention: Sandra Maislen, Division Director, Division of Developmental Medicine, Fegan 10, Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115 Boston Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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