We are seeking a Clinical Neuropsychologist in the Department of Neurology at Wake Forest School of Medicine/ Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WFBMC) in Winston-Salem, NC. This position is open-rank, and would primarily be clinical in nature, though may also include administrative/leadership opportunities for the interested candidate. In-vivo teaching responsibilities and research opportunities may also be available. The ideal candidate will be someone with general adult clinical interests and experience. The targeted recruit would evaluate patients with TBI/concussion (on an outpatient and inpatient basis), stroke, multiple sclerosis, and those with general medical and/or psychiatric illness. The candidate would also potentially evaluate patients with epilepsy, movement disorders, and geriatric cognitive disorders though the position would primarily have a general adult focus.
The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:
" PhD/PsyD from an APA/CPA approved program in Clinical Psychology with specialization in Clinical Neuropsychology
" Completion of pre-doctoral internship and two-year, postdoctoral fellowship training in neuropsychology
" ABPP-CN certified/eligible
" Preference is given to an adult focused clinician with training or experience in a variety of patient groups. Successful record of clinical excellence; leadership experience/aspirations; interest/experience in student training; and ideally some research experience.
" North Carolina licensure or eligible
" Rank commensurate with credentials and experience
The Department of Neurology is a multi-specialty, well-established and highly regarded academic department with active clinical programs in Epilepsy, General Neurology, Headache, Movement Disorders, Inpatient & Outpatient Neurorehabilitation, Pediatric Neurology, Sleep Disorders and Stroke. We have collaborations with numerous other centers and departments including Internal Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Neurosurgery, Oncology/Radiation Oncology, and Psychiatry. WFBMC is also the site of a newly funded NIH/NIA Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. The section of Neuropsychology is comprised of two adult neuropsychologists, one pediatric neuropsychologist, a health psychologist, several psychometrists, and office support staff. The Neuropsychology section is rapidly expanding.
WFBMC, with multiple locations in and around Winston-Salem, NC, is a fully integrated medical center which includes: educational and research facilities, hospitals, clinics, diagnostics centers and other primary and specialty care facilities. U.S. News & World Report has ranked WFBMC as one of America's "Best Hospitals" for 24 consecutive years; this year, WFBMC ranks #37 in Neurology and Neurosurgery in the nation, and #1 in North Carolina. WFBMC employees enjoy excellent compensation and benefits, including a generous vacation/leave policy.
Winston-Salem, NC with a population of approximately 225,000, is also home to Wake Forest University, Winston Salem State University, and Brenner Children's Hospital. The city provides an excellent quality of life, with a thriving arts community, outstanding universities and colleges, and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. Housing is affordable and the schools have a national reputation for excellence. Moreover, we are located within easy driving distance of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and pristine Carolina beaches.
Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should send a curriculum vita and letter of interest to Bonnie Sachs, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Neurology/Neuropsychology at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.
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