Neuropsychologist

  • New York University Langone Health
  • NYU Langone Health, 1st Avenue, New York, NY, USA
  • Nov 01, 2021
Full time Human Development/Family/Consumer Science

Job Description

 

NYU Child Study Center

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Neuropsychologist

Position Overview:

The Neuropsychology & Learning Service (NLS) at the Child Study Center is looking for an energetic, self-motivated, collaborative and driven clinical neuropsychologist to work at our Manhattan office. The position is full time and reports directly to the Clinical Director for the Neuropsychology & Learning Service. Experience providing evidence–based psychotherapeutic treatments to children, adolescents and their families is also preferred.

The Child Study Center is part of NYU Langone’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, which is one of only two independent child and adolescent psychiatry departments within an academic medical center in the nation.

The NLS offers comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations as well as ongoing educational advocacy, school consultation, and user-friendly reports for children ages 5+ through young adulthood. We also provide early childhood neurodevelopmental assessments for toddlers and preschoolers.  Our team members are active in clinical research and participate annually in presentations and submissions to Neuropsychology and general Psychology conferences. There is also a strong educational and training component to the position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of our multidisciplinary group practice. Other teaching opportunities include supervision of postdoctoral neuropsychology fellows and neuropsychology externs, and teaching of psychiatry fellows.  The individual in this position will also have opportunity to collaborate with neuropsychologists within the Department of Epilepsy, Diabetes, and Oncology at NYU Langone. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting Neuropsychological and Educational Evaluations
  • Providing school consultation and advocacy regarding accommodations and interventions for our students
  • Contributing to development of new program ideas; participates in grant proposals; active participation in clinical research projects
  • Supervising and teaching of trainees across disciplines
  • Provisioning of didactic seminars to psychology and psychiatry fellows and trainees
  • Participating in continuing education such as weekly Case Conference and Grand Rounds Conducting public workshops, provide written content for the NYU website

 

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Requirements and expectations:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA- or CPA- accredited psychology program
  • An internship with experience in neuropsychology and completion of a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology
  • Eligibility for licensure in New York
  • Demonstrated expertise in neuropsychological, psychological and educational assessments with children, adolescents and young adults with learning disorders, psychiatric conditions and various neurological complications that affect learning and cognitive functioning
  • Demonstrated experience in working clinically with complex comorbid presentations including mood, anxiety, personality, and other psychiatric disorders
  • Ability to navigate educational systems and determine appropriate school placements, accommodations and supports
  • Comprehensive reports written and provided within a structured timeframe.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of health care professionals
  • Prior experience supervising neuropsychology trainees
  • Familiarity with clinical research and data analysis is a plus

 

Application Details

Application Instructions

Interested individuals can apply online through the NYU Langone Health Interfolio website link at http://apply.interfolio.com/94694 by providing a curriculum vitae, cover letter and references.

 

The Department is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to NYULH’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The committee encourages applications from diverse candidates, including from women and individuals from backgrounds historically underrepresented in medicine.

 

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