McLean Hospital invites applications from qualified individuals for the Chief of the Department of Neuropsychology. The Chief will build upon and lead a strong clinical neuropsychology program across all levels of clinical care (for adults 18 and above) and the Chief will oversee a post-doctoral fellowship program. The Chief will lead and further develop a neuropsychology research program in collaboration with clinical researchers and clinicians in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and other specialty psychiatry, neuroimaging and neuroscience collaborators across McLean Hospital.
McLean offers an outstanding environment for research, including a state-of-the-art Imaging Center, extensive Basic Neuroscience Laboratories, and the Harvard Brain Bank. The Neuropsychology Chief will also work with the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry to support clinical neuropsychology services in the Memory Diagnostic Clinic and the Geriatric Psychiatry inpatient units and outpatient clinics. The Neuropsychology Chief will have opportunities to also work across the hospital's array of specialty Divisions including Mood Disorders, Women's Mental Health, Psychotic Disorders and Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders. As a training site for Harvard Medical School (HMS), the Chief will have the opportunity to provide teaching to medical students and other psychiatry and psychology trainees. Opportunities exist for developing strong clinical and research collaborations within McLean Hospital and across other Harvard Medical School-affiliated institutions.
Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree in psychology from an APA-accredited program, board certification in neuropsychology and licensure appropriate to clinical discipline as a Psychologist HSP in the state of Massachusetts required. Extramural research funding is preferred. Women and minorities underrepresented in medicine are encouraged to apply.
Salary and a recruitment package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position will incorporate a HMS faculty appointment commensurate with qualifications meeting academic appointment criteria up to Associate Professor.
Applicants should submit a cover letter (addressed to Brent Forester, M.D. MSc., Search Committee Chair, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478), a curriculum vitae, a statement describing your approach to research, clinical care, and mentorship and vision for leading the Department of Neuropsychology at McLean along with the names and addresses/contact information of three references by email to Gena Pliakas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About McLean Hospital:
McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to highest quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, research into the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental health care providers. McLean's multidisciplinary programs treat a broad range of psychiatric illnesses across the full continuum of care.
McLean Hospital is dedicated to fostering an environment of inclusion and equity for its clinicians, researchers, and staff. The Hospital is committed to address the questions revolving around the intersection of race, justice, and health care in the context of mental health through its institutional research, outreach, and training efforts and formulation of the Hospital's Anti-Racist, Justice, and Health Equity (ARJHE) task force.
All McLean team members are expected to consistently demonstrate our values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions. McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation. McLean Hospital does conduct pre-employment drug screening, and any offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of the screening.
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