Job Details

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5011337
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Medicine - Physicians
Assistant Professor-Psychologist - 32625 Faculty

Description
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Developmental Pediatrics

Job Title: Assistant Professor-Psychologist

Position #: 00819951 – Requisition #:32625

Job Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level. This position will be at our Children's Hospital Colorado location at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora and/or Network of Care sites. We provide interdisciplinary developmental assessment and management of children and youth with a wide array of developmental and behavioral problems. Developmental Pediatrics is part of the Neuroscience Institute at Children's Hospital Colorado, which also includes Child Neurology and Neurosurgery. We also work closely with Child Psychiatry, Genetics, Rehabilitation Medicine, and Special Care Clinic, with ample collaborative opportunities.

This Assistant Professor Psychologist will provide clinical assessment and intervention for children with developmental behavioral conditions including but not limited to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, neurogenetic conditions, and developmental behavioral disabilities. In addition to clinical excellence, faculty is expected to demonstrate skills and efforts in the areas of clinical consultation, research/scholarship, consultation, and training related to developmental disabilities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Direct psychological consultations, evaluations, integrated behavioral health interventions, psychotherapy and group therapy related to developmental disabilities.
  • Individual and multidisciplinary comprehensive assessment of developmental behavioral concerns.
  • Faculty participates and contributes to the training of psychology externs, interns and post-doctoral fellows as well as medical students, residents and fellows. Training may include supervision and didactic presentations.
  • Faculty contribute to program development including involvement in ongoing QI projects.
  • Faculty is expected to demonstrate scholarly interest and activity. This may include clinical research, developing new treatments, literature reviews, and involvement in the development of training or clinical guidelines related to the field of developmental behavioral conditions.

Work Location:

Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Aurora, CO.

Why Join Us:

The section of Developmental Pediatrics is comprised of a highly collaborative interdisciplinary team of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatricians, Neurodevelopmental Pediatricians, Advanced Practice Providers, Psychologists, Clinical Social Workers, Genetic Counselors, and a Pharmacist. Our mission is to ensure that every child has an opportunity to develop the skills needed to have the maximum level of independence and contentment, and to have optimal physical and mental health. We have a variety of specialty clinics within Developmental Pediatrics including the Fragile X Clinic; eXtraorinarY Kids Clinic; group and individual therapies to address behavior, anxiety, mood, and social skills; parent coaching for parent mediated interventions; psychologists who conduct evaluations in Spanish; and interdisciplinary teams addressing sleep and toileting problems. We also participate in neurogenetic multidisciplinary clinics outside our section. We have a fellowship program in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, and psychology pre- and post-doctoral training programs. We also have a strong research program and excellent faculty support by the Department of Pediatrics.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, paid time off – vacation, sick, holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=5011337&targetURL=The section of Developmental Pediatrics is comprised of a highly collaborative interdisciplinary team of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatricians, Neurodevelopmental Pediatricians, Advanced Practice Providers, Psychologists, Clinical Social Workers, Genetic Counselors, and a Pharmacist. Our mission is to ensure that every child has an opportunity to develop the skills needed to have the maximum level of independence and contentment, and to have optimal physical and mental health. We have a variety of specialty clinics within Developmental Pediatrics including the Fragile X Clinic; eXtraorinarY Kids Clinic; group and individual therapies to address behavior, anxiety, mood, and social skills; parent coaching for parent mediated interventions; psychologists who conduct evaluations in Spanish; and interdisciplinary teams addressing sleep and toileting problems. We also participate in neurogenetic multidisciplinary clinics outside our section. We have a fellowship program in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, and psychology pre- and post-doctoral training programs. We also have a strong research program and excellent faculty support by the Department of Pediatrics.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, paid time off – vacation, sick, holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-wellness.

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
  • Candidates must be eligible for licensure, or a licensed psychologist in Colorado.
  • Graduate of an accredited Clinical, Counseling or School Psychology program or the equivalent.
  • Graduate of an APA accredited psychology internship.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developmental Disabilities or the equivalent complies with hospital and medical staff by-law requirements of the job.

Condition of Employment:
  • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check

*For questions regarding Children's Hospital drug testing requirements, please contact Children's Human Resources at 720-777-8598. Some positions may require testing if access to Children's Hospital or their systems is needed at any time during employment with the University. If drug testing is required, it will be listed in the job posting.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A history of successful academic and scholarly activity related to the field of clinical psychology.
  • A history of interest and demonstrated success in clinical and scholarly activity in the field of developmental behavioral pediatrics.
  • Demonstrated evidence-based assessment with developmental behavioral conditions.
  • Demonstrated evidence-based treatment/intervention expertise with developmental behavioral conditions.
  • Demonstrated teaching and training experience in psychology and developmental pediatrics.
  • 3 or more years' experience pediatric neurodevelopmental disabilities.
  • 3 or more years' experience as a psychologist doing pediatric diagnostic assessments.
  • Experience with psychological and developmental testing protocols

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrable familiarity with a range of developmental behavioral conditions.
  • Familiarity and expertise with assessment instruments used with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities.
  • The ability to create strong and respectful helping relationships with patients and colleagues.
  • Curiosity about the impact of neurodevelopmental conditions and the impact on social cognition, adaptive functioning and cognitive abilities.
  • Ability to appropriately conceptualize for parents and professionals autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, developmental strengths and challenges, and the relationship between test results, functioning and recommendations for intervention.
  • The ability to provide thoughtfully planned evidence-based intervention and treatment for children, adolescents and/or their families with developmental behavioral disorders.
  • The ability to embrace and help to sustain a vibrant, positive team environment with respect for providers, support staff and patients.
  • A people-first, strength-based approach to people living with developmental disabilities to ensure best outcomes.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. Curriculum vitae / Resume

2. Three to five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Questions should be directed to: Staci Ertzberger, staci.ertzberger@cuanschutz.edu

Screening of Applications Begins:

Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by 4/30/2024. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:

$102,200 - $119,900

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.
Application Materials Required: Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 21457 - SOM-PEDS DEV PEDS-GENOPS

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 9, 2024

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Staci Ertzberger Posting Contact Email: staci.ertzberger@cuanschutz.edu Position Number: 00819951






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