The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center is seeking to fill a new faculty position in Health and Bariatric Psychology.
This is a primarily clinical position, with opportunities for participation in research available. The position will conduct outpatient psychotherapy/behavioral medicine interventions and perform psychological evaluations and interventions with both surgical and non-surgical weight management patients. Opportunities to teach and clinically supervise psychology interns are also available.
The ideal candidate will have strong clinical skills, experience in bariatric psychology and/or health psychology, and high potential for research, including external grant writing. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program, and must hold or be eligible to apply for an Illinois clinical psychology license. This position offers competitive salary, benefits, and an academic rank commensurate with experience.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences follows a clinical scientist model, has a highly supportive atmosphere, and is located in the heart of the city of Chicago.