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University of Utah Dependent Upon Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Dependent Upon Qualifications

Department 00252 - Rehab Psychology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin 2021


The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking a clinical neuropsychologist to provide evaluation and treatment services with rehabilitation patients. Rank will be dependent upon the selected applicant’s qualifications. The position will involve both inpatient and outpatient components. Inpatient components will include coordinating with inpatient rehabilitation psychologists and treatment teams to address evaluation and consultation requests, participation in treatment team conferences, and provision of education to residents and staff. Primary specialized treatment teams include stroke, TBI , and SCI . The position may also involve coordination of clinical coverage with other inpatient psychologists to address service needs. Outpatient components include completion of outpatient neuropsychological evaluations and treatment. This position may also include coordination with other providers/departments to support neuropsychological evaluation needs.

Opportunities exist for teaching and supervising graduate students, practicum students, interns, postdoctoral fellows, and medical residents. This includes responsibilities as Training Director of the postdoctoral fellowship and practicum program.

This position may also include leadership of a research program and applicants with a demonstrated interest and background in stroke, TBI , and SCI research are encouraged to apply.

Education requirements include completion of a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an APA -accredited graduate school, completion of a one-year internship at an APA - accredited program, and completion of a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology according to published guidelines (i.e., Houston Conference) for specialization in clinical neuropsychology. Current board certification in clinical neuropsychology and at least 5 years of experience is strongly preferred.

Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT there are abundant recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities. The University of Utah is the largest tertiary/ quaternary academic medical center in the Intermountain West. It has ranked in the Top 10 Academic Medical Centers for Quality of care for the last 11 years. The University of Utah serves patients from a multi-state region with a Level 1 trauma center and 450 acute care beds.

In the spring of 2020, we transitioned to the 75-bed Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital, which is one of the most advanced rehabilitation facilities in the nation and serves as a catalyst for the further development of the University’s rehabilitation programs. We are looking for energetic academically-oriented neuropsychologists who will support this recent transition and help us expand our footprint locally, regionally, and nationally.

Please apply at: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/110686

If you have questions, please contact: emily.young@hsc.utah.edu

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 01/12/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02562F

Type Faculty