Clinical Fellow/Instructor

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Position Type:

Visiting / Part-time Faculty

Working Title:

Clinical Fellow/Instructor


Physical Medicine Rehab - 413401

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Full-Time Temporary

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Estimated duration of appointment:

1 year

Position Summary:

The UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation offers comprehensive services to support the treatment of patients and families who experience catastrophic injury, chronic illness, and disability. The UNC Clinical Neuropsychology Fellowship Training Program provides high-quality advanced training in the science and practice of clinical neuropsychology. Our program is comprised of clinical, didactic, and research experiences available at UNC and its affiliates. This fellowship meets Houston Criteria guidelines for board-certification in clinical neuropsychology, and past graduates have achieved board-certification.

This clinical fellow/instructor will work under the direct supervision of our licensed (most board-certified) neuropsychologists to evaluate and treat adolescents and adults with neurological injuries or illnesses, other chronic health issues, physical and cognitive disabilities, psychiatric diagnoses, and developmental disorders. We see patients with a wide variety of diagnoses, including traumatic brain injury, stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, mild cognitive impairment and dementias, autoimmune disease, cancer, and COVID-19. Opportunities for participation in clinical research and development of individual interests are also provided. The fellow will assist with instructing psychology practicum students and predoctoral interns in administration, scoring, and interpretation of psychological and neuropsychological tests; perform clinical interviews; administer, score, and interpret neuropsychological tests under direct supervision; prepare reports for the medical record; provide patient, family, and faculty and staff education; assist with literature reviews, statistical analyses, administrative clinical support, and other research-related activities; and conduct behavioral health interviews and limited psychotherapy for rehabilitation patients. They will attend PM&R Grand Rounds and neuropsychology didactics, and submit publications in a peer reviewed journal or present at a national conference each year.

Education Requirements:

Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology/neuropsychology from an APA accredited psychology doctoral program.

Qualifications and Experience:

This position requires attention to detail and the ability to communicate with others in a professional manner, as well as the ability to effectively manage time and workload semi-independently. Flexibility is also encouraged, as we are expected to respond a wide range of patient and provider needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer :

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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EEO Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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