Clinical Psychologist

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811018

Position Summary: The clinic psychologist works within an interdisciplinary team to provide Autism specific diagnostic, intervention, and consultation services to individuals and families. The psychologist will conduct 23 Autism specific psychological evaluations per week with individuals ranging in age from 16 months across the lifespan. In addition, the psychologist will maintain a caseload of 1015 therapy clients and offer individual onetime consultation sessions to families to address a variety of behavioral and educational concerns.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: ASD Clinic Psychologist, University of Alabama The College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Alabama announces an opening for a psychologist in the UA Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinic, housed in the Department of Psychology. Job Description The clinic psychologist works within an interdisciplinary team to provide Autism specific diagnostic, intervention, and consultation services to individuals and families. The psychologist will conduct 23 Autism specific psychological evaluations per week with individuals ranging in age from 16 months across the lifespan. In addition, the psychologist will maintain a caseload of 1015 therapy clients and offer individual onetime consultation sessions to families to address a variety of behavioral and educational concerns. The position is scheduled to begin on or before July 1, 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Applicants must be licensed or license eligible as a psychologist in the state of Alabama. Training in cognitive and developmental assessment and cognitive behavioral interventions is required. Autism specific assessment and intervention experience is required; however, formal training to reliably administer the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS2) is preferred, but not required. The UA ASD Clinic is an interdisciplinary team that includes professionals from psychology, speech/language pathology, and pediatrics. The clinic offers diagnostic, intervention, consultation, and training services to families and the surrounding community. As part of their application, candidates should submit a letter outlining their experience working within an interdisciplinary team, experience working as psychologist/grad student with individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders/Autism Spectrum Disorders, and any other relevant experience. Applications should also include a current resume and three letters of recommendation. Application review will begin in May and will continue until the position is filled. With the exception of letters of recommendation, all materials should be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/38569. Letters of recommendation should be mailed directly to Dr. Sarah Ryan, Assistant Professor and Administrative Director of Autism Services, Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinic, The University of Alabama, Box 870161, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0161. For more information about The Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinic, please visit us on the web at http://autismclinic.ua.edu.

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