This position will include clinical service, and teaching, program development, and/or research. Responsibilities include the care of on-treatment pediatric oncology patients and their families in both inpatient and outpatient settings at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital, as well as teaching of post-doctoral fellows, oncology clinicians, and other members of the interdisciplinary pediatric oncology team. There are opportunities to focus academic effort and growth in education, research, quality improvement, and/or innovative program development/leadership. Intensive mentorship is available in each of these areas.
All applicants must hold a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited program and preferably have completed an APA-accredited internship. Graduate, research and internship training experience with children and families affected by childhood cancer, and Post-doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology highly valued. A demonstrated commitment to education and/or the ability/potential to pursue research funding is desirable. Bi-lingual competency in Spanish is also valued.
Academic appointment will be at the Instructor or Assistant Professor level through Children’s Hospital Boston Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Appointment and compensation will be consistent with experience and Hospital policies, Applicants must hold a Massachusetts psychology license or be license-eligible.
The successful candidate for this position will hold dual appointments at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital, with an academic appointment through Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Dana-Farber Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers actively committed to increasing the diversity of their faculty; people with disabilities, veterans, women and members of underrepresented minority groups are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should send a letter of interest and CV to:
Anna Muriel, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Dana 312
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215