May 14, 2014

Position available in Chicago: clinical child psychologist/school consultant

Chicago – Faculty Child Psychologist School Consultant

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago are seeking a clinical child psychologist to serve as a school mental health consultant in the Community Linked Mental Health Services Program of a multidisciplinary child psychiatry department in a nationally ranked freestanding children’s hospital located on the medical school campus.  Duties are primarily: 1) promotion of a public health approach to community mental health services for youth, 2) Dissemination and teaching of evidence-based mental health interventions, primarily in schools, 3) Collaboration with and consultation to schools and community agencies for at-risk youth, 4) teaching in multidisciplinary child health and mental health training programs. Instructor or Assistant Professor position is full-time continuing appointment faculty, requiring experience in school or agency setting with at-risk youth and experience and excellence in teaching. Bilingual applicants strongly encouraged. A PhD in clinical psychology from an APA-approved program and an APA-approved predoctoral internship are required, at least one of which has a focus on clinical child or pediatric psychology. Current Illinois license required or license eligibility within one year.

Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Start date immediate.  Applications will be evaluated as received. To assure full consideration, applications must be received by June 15, 2014, but position is open until filled. Send CV with a letter describing clinical and academic interests and names of three professional references to: John Lavigne, PhD, Chief Psychologist, Lurie Children’s Department of Psychiatry, 225 E. Chicago Ave. Box 10, Chicago IL, 60611-2605

Northwestern University and Lurie Children’s Hospital are Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employers of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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