The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks a Rehabilitation Psychologist at the rank of Assistant Professor (non-tenure earning). This position will be on the clinical track and primarily focus on adults who are in or have come from an inpatient rehabilitation setting who have subsequent ongoing outpatient counseling needs. Experience with adjusting to trauma and pain management preferred but not required. In addition, the position will include opportunities for teaching psychology practicum students, medical students, residents and fellows; and participation in clinical research activities.
Candidates must have a PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology from an APA/CPA approved program, and be eligible for licensure in Alabama. Preference will be given to applicants with post-doctoral fellowships in neuropsychology or rehabilitation psychology, and ABPP board certified or board eligible in Clinical Neuropsychology or Rehabilitation Psychology.
UAB is a nationally recognized medical center with six health-related schools, a comprehensive liberal arts college, school of business and engineering, and a graduate school and is Alabama’s largest employer. Based upon an intensely collaborative and interdisciplinary culture, UAB’s robust research enterprise receives more than $450 million annual in external funding. UAB is also a large contributor to the economic strength of the region, with a statewide economic impact exceeding $5 billion annually.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disability and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening to be hired.
Interested candidates should submit their application via PeopleAdmin using the following link. The review of applications will begin after February 15, 2021 and will continue until the position filled.
Amy Knight, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Director of Rehab Psychology
Internal Number: 8662
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