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8 Dec 2021 11:31 AM | John Chagnon (Administrator)

The Division of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Kansas Medical Center is seeking applications for a HEALTH PSYCHOLOGIST – PSYCHOSOCIAL ONCOLOGY SPECIALTY to serve individuals on our interdisciplinary Onco-Psychology team in Oncology and Psychiatry. The individual selected for this position will join the current health psychologists in a rapidly growing, 20-member Psychology Division to: a) provide assessment, treatment, psychoeducation and triage to outpatients with cancer and their caregivers at our NCI-Designated Cancer Center; b) participate in interdisciplinary team-based care within the Center; c) participate in the professional education of psychology interns and fellow in our APA accredited programs, as well practicum students, medical fellows, residents and students; and d) collaborate with other faculty in scholarly activities.   The selected individual will join the Department of Psychiatry at the Assistant Professor level.  Applicants must have completed training in an APA or CPA accredited doctoral program (with an APA accredited clinical internship), have at least one year of relevant post-doctoral experience in psychosocial oncology or health psychology, and be fully licensed or licensable in the States of Kansas and Missouri (or PSYPACT) by the time of the appointment.  Preferred candidates will have at least 2 years of postdoctoral specialized training and experience in psychosocial oncology. 

At KUMC, faculty are encouraged to engage in many of the available opportunities to collaborate with faculty and colleagues within and outside KUMC on scholarly activities.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Start date is flexible.

Welcoming and Addressing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: The KUMC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (https://www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine/psychiatry-and-behavioral-sciences/diversity-committee.html) and the KUMC School of Medicine (https://www.kumc.edu/diversity.html) are strongly committed to supporting all aspects of cultural and individual diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, including marital or parental status, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its recruitment, retention, or development of trainees, faculty or staff.  We welcome and encourage well-qualified individuals with a commitment to diversity to apply for positions in our program.  We aim to foster an attractive and nurturing atmosphere of productivity, learning and growth where diverse faculty, staff, trainees and patients can understand, learn from, accept and appreciate one another. 

A description of this position can be found at University of Kansas Medical Center - Workday (myworkdayjobs.com)  Interested applicants can click the link on the page to apply.

To learn about our Department of Psychiatry, go to http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine/psychiatry-and-behavioral-sciences.html. Please submit application materials, including on-line application, cover letter, and curriculum vitae with professional references via the link above.

The University of Kansas Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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