The Department of Health Psychology (DHP) in the School of Health Professions at the University of Missouri (MU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Candidates should demonstrate a strong history of conducting research in adult neuropsychology and/or rehabilitation psychology. Successful applicants will have a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, have completed a postdoctoral fellowship, be licensed or license-eligible in Missouri, and have demonstrated the potential for securing extramural research funding. Preference will be given to applicants eligible for board certification in neuropsychology.
This faculty member will conduct research in line with the mission of the adult neuropsychology service of the Department of Health Psychology, which is to meet the behavioral health needs of Missourians with disabilities. This faculty member will be expected to develop an independent line of research and secure extramural funding to support the research. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to, traumatic brain injuries, epilepsy, brain tumors, and ADHD. Additionally, there may be opportunities to conduct research in rural health and military settings. This position has an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration. Therefore, the faculty member will develop collaborations within and outside of the MU community. Some potential areas of collaboration include stroke rehabilitation, cancer rehabilitation, and neuroimaging. There are many opportunities for internal funding to support pilot research at the School and campus level. Finally, the faculty member will provide Neuropsychology services in DHP Adult Clinic.
As part of the School of Health Professions in the MU Healthcare System, the Department of Health Psychology ( https://healthprofessions.missouri.edu/health-psychology/ ) has a long tradition of excellence in clinical services, research, and training in psychological services based in medical settings -- particularly neuropsychology, rehabilitation psychology, health psychology, pediatric psychology, and a new emphasis in applied behavior analysis. The faculty's research programs intersect with our clinical services and have consistently garnered federal grant funding. Additionally, our department has a long history of training through our APA-accredited internship program (funded currently through a HRSA training grant) and Post-doctoral fellowship program, which is a part of the APPCN Resident Matching Program.
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