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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Assistant Professor in Pediatric Psychology
The Batson Children’s Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

The Batson Children’s Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Pediatric Psychology (Hematology/Oncology).

The Pediatric Psychologist will work with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families affected by cancer and sickle cell. Area of research interest is open, but should focus on pediatric hematology/oncology. Primary clinical services will include consultation-liaison and outpatient clinical services for children with hematology and oncology conditions at the Children’s Cancer Center. The University of Mississippi Medical Center allows for opportunities in program development, training of psychology residents and fellows, and teaching of medical students and residents. The successful applicant will also be a part of the Mississippi Consortium, which trains research clinical psychologists.

Qualifications include a doctorate in clinical psychology, with APA approved internship, licensure or license-eligible in Mississippi and one year of post-doctoral experience in a child clinical or pediatric psychology setting. This position will be a joint appointment in the Department of Pediatrics and Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and will have administrative staff appointment, office space, and research space in the Batson Children’s Hospital. This tenure-track position offers a competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to David Elkin, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, delkin@umc.edu. The University of Mississippi Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

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