Assistant Professor - Developmental Pediatrics Psychologist

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Universityof Colorado School of Medicine

University ofColorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Developmental Pediatrics - Briargate Colorado Springs

Assistant Professor - Developmental Pediatrics Psychologist

Position#00676422– Requisition #18998 

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The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

TheDepartment of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics has an opening for two full-time (unclassified) Assistant Professor - Developmental Pediatrics Psychologist positions.

TheUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinicaland research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medicaldestination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, andhealthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programsthrough 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in researchawards each year. We are the single largest health professions educationprovider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by ouraward-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academicexcellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroomto the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. ReadCU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Nature of Work:

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics at the

University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Psychology

faculty member at the Assistant Professor level. This position will be at our

Children's Colorado Briargate location in Colorado Springs, an extension of

the Developmental Pediatrics program located at the main Anschutz

Medical Campus. We provide interdisciplinary, and single discipline,

developmental assessments and management of children and youth with a

wide array of developmental and behavioral problems. Developmental

Pediatrics is part of the Neuroscience Institute at Children's Hospital

Colorado, which also includes Child Neurology and Neurosurgery. We also

work closely with Child Psychiatry, Genetics, Rehabilitation Medicine, and

Special Care Clinic, with ample collaborative opportunities.

This Assistant Professor Psychologists will provide clinical assessment and

intervention for children with developmental behavioral conditions including

but not limited to autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, other

developmental disabilities with co-occurring behavioral problems, and

neurogenetic conditions. Teaching responsibilities may include interactions

with psychology postdoctoral fellows and interns, developmental behavioral

pediatric fellows, residents and medical students. Applicants should have a

strong commitment to education and clinical care. Scholarly activities are

encouraged although not required.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Direct psychological consultations, evaluations,integrated behavioral health interventions, psychotherapy and grouptherapy related to developmental disabilities.
  • Individual and multidisciplinary comprehensiveassessment of developmental behavioral concerns.
  • Faculty participates and contributes to thetraining of psychology externs, interns and post-doctoral fellows as well asmedical students, residents and fellows. Training may include supervision anddidactic presentations.
  • Faculty contribute to program developmentincluding involvement in ongoing quality improvement projects.
  • Faculty encouraged to demonstrate scholarlyinterest and activity. This may include clinical research, developing newtreatments, literature reviews, and involvement in the development of trainingor clinical guidelines related to the field of developmental behavioralconditions.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates may be responsible for travelexpenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, ifapplicable.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.


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Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.


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Diversityand Equity:

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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be eligible for licensure, or a licensedpsychologist in Colorado.
  • Graduate of an accredited Clinical, Counseling or SchoolPsychology program or the equivalent
  • Graduate of an APA accredited psychology internship
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developmental Disabilities or theequivalent

 Conditions of Employment:

  • Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug test throughChildren's Hospital Colorado
  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal andsex-offender background check
  • Complies with hospital and medical staff by-law requirementsof the job

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • A history of successful academic and scholarly activityrelated to the field of clinical psychology.
  • A history of interest and demonstrated success in clinicaland scholarly activity in the field of developmental behavioral pediatrics.
  • Demonstrated evidence-based assessment with developmental behavioralconditions.
  • Demonstrated evidence-based treatment/intervention expertisewith developmental behavioral conditions.
  • Demonstrated teaching and training experience in psychologyand developmental pediatrics.
  • 3 or more years' experience pediatric neurodevelopmentaldisabilities.
  • 3 or more years' experience as a psychologist doingpediatric diagnostic assessments.
  • Experience with psychological and developmental testingprotocols


  • Demonstrable familiarity with a range of developmentalbehavioral conditions.
  • Familiarity and expertise with assessment instruments usedwith children and adolescents with developmental disabilities.
  • The ability to create strong and respectful helping relationshipswith patients and colleagues.
  • Curiosity about the impact of neurodevelopmental conditionsand the impact on social cognition, adaptive functioning and cognitiveabilities.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the timeof hire.  

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Aug 28, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Job No:
Posted: 8/29/2020
Application Due: 4/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time