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Child Psychologist – Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Tulane University
New Orleans, La

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Child Psychologist – Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

New Orleans, La
Open Date:
Apr 17, 2024

One full-time licensed psychologist will provide direct psychological services including psychological assessments, evaluations, treatment, and consultation for children of all ages, with a particular focus on children from birth to 6 years of age, at Tulane University School of Medicine. The psychologist will work with adult caregivers of children and will provide consultation to healthcare and other professionals. The psychologist will engage in research, teaching, and supervision in the medical school setting.



  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology
  • Licensure in Psychology; license-eligible in Louisiana



  1. Experience with infants, children and adolescents with developmental and/or mental health concerns
  2. Interdisciplinary consultation and collaboration skills
  3. Individual and dyadic therapy skills for children and adults
  4. Psychological assessment and evaluation skills for infants, children, adolescents, and caregiver-child relationships
  5. Experience in training other professionals and trainees
  6. Skills to complete consultations and required documentation
  7. Competent communication and writing skills
  8. Flexibility and ability to organize and manage time independently



  1. Experience working with child welfare professionals
  2. Experience participating as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  3. Experience in supervision and teaching
  4. Experience in consultation to allied professionals
  5. Experience with infant mental health assessment and intervention
  6. Experience with developmental and autism spectrum disorder evaluations
  7. Experience with crisis intervention

Application Instructions:
Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission: 

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Reference list (including email and cellphone) of 3 references that can be contacted for reference by the Tulane Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  4. Unofficial transcript. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

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