Neuropsychology Clinical Faculty Opportunity Neurology Department South Houston and Galveston, TX

Employer
UTMB
Location
Galveston, Texas
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Sep 27, 2022

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Neuropsychology Clinical Faculty Opportunity

Neurology Department

South Houston and Galveston, TX

 

Adult Neuropsychology Division at UTMB

The Adult Neuropsychology Division of the Neurology Department offers assessment and consultation to evaluate emotional and cognitive functioning in patients with known or suspected brain dysfunction. Neuropsychological evaluation is clinically indicated and medically necessary when patients show signs or symptoms of global intellectual decline or specific cognitive deficits such as memory problems, language disorders, visuospatial perceptual abnormalities, or decline in problem-solving skills. Neuropsychological evaluation yields information to assist in diagnosis, specify cognitive strengths and weaknesses, and monitor changes following neurosurgical procedures or due to brain trauma, multiple sclerosis, cerebrovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, HIV, as well as other conditions that can affect emotional and cognitive functioning. Referrals are generally made by a neurologist, surgeon, psychiatrists, or primary care physician.

 

Neuropsychology, Clinical Assistant Professor

The Department of Neurology, Neuropsychology Division at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is seeking an Adult Neuropsychologist to join our faculty.  General responsibilities include:

 

  • Assessment, intervention, and consultative services for neuropsychological evaluations. 
  • Psychotherapy with patients and/or family members.
  • Neuropsychological evaluations for patients with a wide range of neurological disorders. 
  • WADA testing.
  • Participation in clinical research studies.
  • Participation in the teaching/instruction of medical students and residents.

 

Position RequirementsPhD degree or equivalent, Board Certification or Board Eligible in Clinical Neuropsychology and Texas state medical licensure.

 

Income Package: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with training and experience. The position offers excellent opportunities for patient care, teaching, and program development. Additional benefits include a relocation allowance, a superior family benefits program and an unsurpassed retirement program.

 

Living in communities served by UTMB Health:  UTMB’s main campus is located on Galveston Island along the Texas Gulf Coast. Enjoy the island life with moderate temperatures and year-round outdoor activities only 50 minutes from all the amenities that Houston has to offer! Enjoy our family culture and collaborative environment while you work, live, & play on sunny Galveston Island!  Go to http://www.utmb.edu/utmbliving/ find out more about Galveston and the surrounding communities.

              

               

Interested candidates should submit a current/updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) via email to: Skott Harrington, saharrin@utmb.edu.  Please be sure to include a preferred contact method.

 

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities

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The Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) was established in 1973.  It has a long-standing history and tradition in the practice and advancement of Clinical Neurosciences by providing the most comprehensive care to patients with neurologic illnesses from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, brain tumors, Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders, multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune disorders, stroke as well as other acute neurologic injuries.  The department also has a robust laboratory research program that is particularly focused at advancing our knowledge of neurodegenerative disorders.  In addition, UTMB has a highly regarded fully-accredited neurology residency training program.
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Location
301 University Boulevard
Galveston
Texas
77555-0539
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