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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Pediatric Neuropsychology Faculty Position in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute and the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine, in collaboration with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, is seeking one full-time Pediatric Neuropsychology faculty (open rank) in the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. The hired neuropsychologist will join a multi-disciplinary team that includes pediatric neuropsychology, psychology, hematology and oncology providers, as well as advanced practice providers, social workers, child life specialists and hospital-based teachers. These are primarily clinical positions with up to 20% of time dedicated to research. Clinical responsibilities include the coordination and provision of comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to outpatients with hematology and oncology needs, pre- and post-treatment screenings, brief targeted screenings, and (limited) inpatient evaluations. Full psychometry support is provided. Opportunities for program development are also available, and clinical responsibilities will include developing disease-specific screening clinics. Available training opportunities include the supervision of pediatric neuropsychology and psychology fellows and doctoral students from local universities. Research responsibilities center on the coordination of neuropsychological and psychological data that are part of collaborative group (e.g., COG, PBTC, PBMTC, etc.) trials. Consultation/collaboration with our hematology/oncology providers and pediatric psychology team is also available, and a reduction in clinical responsibilities is possible should the neuropsychologist be successful in securing grant funding to cover clinical effort.

The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is a national leader among childhood cancer, hematology, and bone marrow transplant programs. The hired neuropsychologist will join one of the strongest pediatric hematology/oncology programs in the country. Aflac Psychology consists of 12 faculty psychologists and neuropsychologists who engage in patient care and clinical research in the areas of pediatric, adolescent, and young adult psycho-oncology and -hematology. To learn more about Aflac Psychology, please refer to our webpage:

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 with specific focus in pediatric neuropsychology. Applicants must be licensed or license eligible to practice in Georgia and eligible to obtain board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology. Preference will be given to candidates with related pediatric hematology-oncology experience and/or board certification (ABPP) in Clinical Neuropsychology. Interested applicants should email a CV and letter of interest to For applicants who move forward in the process, letters of recommendation and work samples will also be requested.

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Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce. Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence—driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.

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Job Number 132115

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory+Children's Ped Institute

Department SOMPI: Hem/Onc Psychology

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Position involves clinical patient contact.