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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3351Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Sunday, September 27th, 2020Advertising Started on:Monday, July 27th, 2020College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:PediatricsSalarySalary:CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:The University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is currently recruiting one Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Psychology for the 2020-2021 academic year. The overall goal of this fellowship is to prepare the next generation of scientist-practitioners for careers in academic research and clinical applications. Currently, we are offering a fellowship focused on psychological assessment of learning and attention disorders as well as neuropsychological testing with youth with various medical conditions. The fellow will spend about 70% of their time in clinical activities and will have opportunities for research and structured educational activities as well. The fellow will spend most clinical time in the LD/ADHD and Pediatric Neuropsychology outpatient clinics, but there are additional opportunities for potential inpatient consultation or rotating in clinics on health adjustment, pain, or behavior difficulties depending on interest.At University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, Pediatric Psychology is housed within the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics within the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics. Our team of psychologists have specialties in three distinct areas including Neuropsychology, Chronic Health, and Behavioral Psychology.A one-year postdoctoral fellowship position is available for candidates who will have obtained their PhD in clinical, counseling, or school psychology and completed an APA/APPIC approved internship prior to the start date of September 2020. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a de-identified evaluation report, and a letter of intent describing clinical and research interests. Applications are being accepted immediately and we hope to fill the position as soon as possible. Virtual interviews will be extended to competitive applicants.Stipend is commensurate with NIH guidelines, and includes health benefits, paid vacation and sick leave, and time to attend national conferences.Iowa City is an attractive, family friendly, college town with abundant local and world-class cultural, theatrical and musical events, top-ranked schools, and outdoor recreational attractions. The Iowa City area is often ranked as one of the most livable communities in the nation (Livability.com). To learn more about our great community, please click here. And for more information about Why Iowa?, click here.Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send application materials to:LaVonne KahlerLavonne-Kahler@uiowa.edu100 Hawkins Drive, Room 217 CDDEducation Requirement:Ph.D. in clinical, counseling, or school psychology is required.Required Qualifications:Completion of an APA/APPIC approved internship prior to the date of hireLicense or eligible to obtain a provisional license to practice psychology in Iowa.Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skillsDesirable Qualifications:Knowledge of Child DevelopmentKnowledge of psychological and neuropsychological assessmentsOnline Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesLetters of InterestTo start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Jeanie Cromer - jeanie-cromer@uiowa.eduCmed-PediatricsGeneral Hospital220 Hawkins DriveSW164-10 GHIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-384-7204The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color,

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