Research Assistant Professor - Neuropsychology

Job Description

The Department of Neurology in the University of Virginia School of Medicine/UVA Health is seeking applicants for a full-time assistant professor, tenure-ineligible position. The appointed faculty will conduct clinical neuropsychological research, with at least part of their research program devoted towards increasing our understanding, and care, of patients with neurodegenerative disease and their families/caregivers. They will function as part of a research team and may lead independent projects and participate in collaborative, multidisciplinary projects, particularly in support of the Virginia Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

Candidates must have a PhD, in Clinical Psychology, from an APA accredited program and completion of a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology by the position start date. An academic track record of first- and co-authored publications,  previous history of external funding, and prior experience facilitating multi-disciplinary research across departments is preferred. This position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.

This position will remain open until filled.  This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.  For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Recruiter at das6zb@virginia.edu .

The successful candidate will pass a background check and pre-employment health screening.

How to Apply:

Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday , and search for ‘R0045470'. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘R0045470.’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). 

Education: Ph.D. or terminal degree. ABD may be accepted.
Experience: None
Licensure: None
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

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The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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