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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals

Faculty Positions in the Patient and Family Wellness Center
Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute and Behavioral Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The Patient and Family Wellness Center in the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute is seeking early- and mid-career psychologists for clinical- and research-focused faculty positions. The Patient and Family Wellness Center was established in 2012 through a close partnership between the Cancer and Blood Disease Institute and Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology. It is a comprehensive psychosocial clinical and research program for children, adolescents and young adults with cancer and blood diseases. We are seeking candidates for the following positions:

Director of Clinical Services: We are seeking applicants at the Associate Professor level or higher for the Director of Clinical Services. Candidates for the Director of Clinical Service will ideally have at least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of clinical services within hematology, oncology, and/or BMT. The Director will oversee clinical programing and services of all members of the Patient and Family Wellness Team including psychologists, social workers, child life specialist, school interventionists, integrative health specialists, and pastoral care.

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professors (Pediatric Psychologists): We are seeking two early- or mid-career pediatric psychologist for clinical faculty positions. Successful candidates will have clinical experience in one or more hematology or oncology population including postdoctoral training.
Research Assistant/Associate Professors: Finally, we are seeking one psychologist at the Assistant or Associate research professor level. Successful candidates will have completed at least a two-year research-focused post-doctoral fellowship.

CCHMC ranks #1 in cancer care and third in the nation among all Honor Roll hospitals in U.S. News and World Report's 2013 Best Children's Hospitals ranking. It is internationally recognized for improving child health and transforming delivery of care through fully integrated, globally recognized research, education and innovation. The mission of the Patient and Family Wellness Center is to advance the behavioral, emotional, cognitive and spiritual outcomes of CBDI patients and families through science and evidence-driven practice.

Interested applicants should send CV, letter of interest, three letters of recommendation and any reprints to: Ahna Pai, Ph.D., Director, Patient and Family Wellness Center, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute, 3333 Burnet Ave MLC 3015, Cincinnati, OH 45229-3026. If applying by e-mail, send to

CCHMC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Institution; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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