POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Location
Edinburg
Posted
Jul 06, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Posting Number: SRGV3490
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Department: College of Liberal Arts / Psychological Science
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
The Department of Psychological Science of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Multicultural Clinical Neuropsychology from applicants who are primarily interested in serving the Spanish/English bilingual community.
This is a two year fellowship appointment that commences on September, 2018 and will be run through the UTRGV doctoral training clinic in conjunction with the Neuroscience Institute of Doctors Hospital at Renaissance.

Description of Duties:
Performs teaching and/or research work as required within the classroom and/or project assigned.
This position is for a graduate from an APA accredited program in Clinical Psychology:
The four major components of the postdoctoral program include:
1. Clinical training: Fellows receive advanced training and supervised experience in all aspects of the neuropsychological evaluation. Fellows are expected to conduct neuropsychological evaluations in English and Spanish.
2. Supervision/Evaluation: Regular ongoing individual supervision.
3. Educational/didactical activities: The fellow will take a neuroscience course in the medical school.
4. Research: Opportunity to collaborate with core faculty and participate in ongoing research projects.
Fellows will complete two primary rotations at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Psychology Clinic and in the Department of Neuropsychology at the Neuroscience Institute at Renaissance throughout their two-years of training.

Supervision Received:
General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
None.

Required Education:
Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology doctoral program with specialty training in neuropsychology (or foreign equivalent).

Preferred Education:
None.

Licenses/Certifications:
None.

Required Experience:
None.

Preferred Experience:
Experience completing neuropsychological evaluations in English and Spanish.

Equipment:
Use of personal computer and proficiency in software and research statistical applications.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Standard office environment.

Other:
None.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 09/01/2018
Grant Funded Position: Yes
If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date: 08/31/2021

EEO Statement:
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/18513

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