The Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics Psychology Division, in collaboration with the Texas Children's Hospital Psychology Service (BCM/TCH), is seeking a full-time Board Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist to join our faculty as training director for our APPCN-affiliated postdoctoral training program in pediatric neuropsychology.This is a mid-career, clinician-educator position with academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The ideal candidate for this position will have a commitment to and experience in educational leadership.
The Psychology community at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine is dedicated to promoting an environment of respect, inclusion, equity, and belongingness. We are committed to the recruitment, retention, development, and promotion of neuropsychologists of all backgrounds and experiences. Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant will join one of the largest Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology programs in the country, with outstanding training programs at the graduate, internship, and postdoctoral levels. Clinical services are provided within the Psychology Service at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH), the largest children's hospital in the United States and the primary teaching/training center for the Baylor College of Medicine's (BCM) Department of Pediatrics. TCH was designated by U.S. News and World Report in 2021-20122 for Honor Roll status in pediatrics, ranking 3rd in the country and 1st in the southwest and Texas. TCH is situated in Houston, one of the most diverse and dynamic cities in the country.Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:
BCM/TCH is home to a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology that is a member of the APPCN. The Pediatric Neuropsychology Fellowship Program has two fellowship positions per year and emphasizes preparation for board certification through the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN), a member board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). BCM/TCH also has a competitive APA-accredited Psychology Internship program that includes two neuropsychology track positions. The training director position has dedicated time for directing the pediatric neuropsychology fellowship as well as administrative support and the potential for support from an assistant director. There is considerable collaboration with the clinical psychology internship and the pediatric health/child clinical fellowship, which provides additional didactic programming opportunities for neuropsychology trainees.Job Duties
The neuropsychologist will join a team that includes 10 pediatric neuropsychologists, 2 research neuropsychologists, and more than 30 pediatric and clinical psychologists. All faculty members are expected to contribute to the academic mission of Baylor College of Medicine. Collaborative research and scholarship opportunities are available through partnership with other Psychology Division members, as well as our medical subspecialty partners. The clinical responsibilities of this position include the coordination and provision of comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to outpatients, as well as some inpatient consultations and evaluations. Full psychometry support is provided. A wide variety of opportunities for clinical specialization, program development, and integrated multidisciplinary care is available, depending on the neuropsychologist's interests and areas of expertise. Current areas of clinical need include hematology/oncology, neurodevelopmental disorders, and traumatic brain injury, though candidates with other clinical interests will be considered. Early childhood experience would also be a plus.
Qualifications include a doctorate degree from an APA/CPA-accredited program in Clinical, Counseling or School Psychology, completion of an APA/CPA-accredited internship, and completion of a two-year Neuropsychological Fellowship that complies with the training guidelines of Division 40 of the American Psychological Association (APA). Applicants must be licensed or license eligible to practice in Texas. Strong preference will be given to candidates with board certification (ABPP) in Clinical Neuropsychology. Applicants who are immediately board-eligible will also be considered.
To learn more about the BCM/TCH Psychology, please refer to our webpage: https://www.bcm.edu/departments/pediatrics/sections-divisions-centers/psychology/education
For applicants who move forward in the process, letters of recommendation and work samples will also be requested.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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