The Division of Child and Family Mental Health and Developmental Neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine invites applications for an academic clinician position as a clinical psychologist. The academic clinician will support our clinical, research, and training activities. Areas of work may include, but are not limited to, the assessment and treatment of a variety of mental and behavioral health difficulties in pediatric populations. Opportunities are available for the practice of individual, couples, family, and group therapy.
We are seeking individuals who are interested in working with a growing team of clinicians, researchers, and educators with the goal of enhancing the range and scope of services provided to children and families. The clinical psychologist will be responsible for direct clinical care and teaching and mentoring psychology externs and interns, postdoctoral fellows, medical students, general psychiatry residents, and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows. This position is a faculty appointment with rank commensurate with the applicant’s experience. We are seeking both early career applicants and those interested in a senior leadership opportunity.
Primary Activities: This clinical faculty position will include participating in individual- and team-based clinical activities focused on children and families with a range of psychiatric and disorders. Clinical responsibilities will include participation in interdisciplinary evaluations and intervention with children presenting with a wide array of needs. The position also will involve supervision of trainee clinicians, as well as the provision of in-service trainings. Scholarly activities are encouraged and supported.
About Duke: Duke University offers a rich intellectual and scientific environment facilitated by several institutes, including the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, which are designed to promote interdisciplinary research. Translational autism research is facilitated through frequent seminars, retreats, and workshops supported by the university that are designed for both clinical researchers and those conducting preclinical studies.
Duke employees are part of a premier organization dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care. Duke's overall benefit plan has long been recognized and valued because of its comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, dental care and retirement, Duke also offers a wide range of family-friendly and cultural benefits to attract, support and reward the skilled employees that help Duke remain a premier education, research and health care institution. Duke is located in Durham, NC (http://www.durham-nc.com/ ), a creative, innovative community that is a nexus for learning, research, and industry. Durham was listed as one of the best places to visit by Travel and Leisure Magazine in 2015 because of the numerous cultural, culinary, and outdoor activities offered in the area. Durham is part of the larger Research Triangle area that includes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and numerous biotechnology, government, and other enterprises.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or related field from an APA-accredited doctoral program and must be licensed to practice in NC (or be license eligible).
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.