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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Director of Pediatric Psychology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

The University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Child Division, and Seattle Children’s Hospital are recruiting a mid-career level academic pediatric psychologist to lead new clinical and research programs in pediatric psychology within the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Seattle Children’s Hospital. This position will be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor (without tenure) or Professor (without tenure). The Director of Pediatric Psychology would advance and expand clinical programs in consultation-liaison, hematology-oncology, and other medical services, contribute to training coordination of psychology residents and fellows, and build new research programs. The ideal candidate has outstanding clinical skills, experience working in a medical setting, previous clinical direction of a pediatric psychology service or program, and evidence of funded research.  The department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is a vibrant department at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Focused programs exist in mood disorders, autism, and cranio-facial abnormalities.  Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) has well established clinical programs in all major pediatric care areas including Hematology-Oncology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Endocrinology as well as a behaviorally focused Pain Management program.   The UW has an APPIC approved psychology pre-doctoral residency program. The Seattle Children’s Research Institute provides collaborative, interdisciplinary opportunities for support and integration of research programs in child health and pediatric psychology.

Please send CV and cover letter to Richard Veith, MD, Professor and Chair, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195 or via e-mail at tylbrian@u.washington.edu.

The UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The UW is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from females and minority candidates. The UW is an equal opportunity, Affirmative action employer. Additional information may be obtained from Elizabeth McCauley, PhD, ABPP; E-mail: elizabeth.mccauley@seattlechildrens.org, or by visiting uwpsychiatry.org.

 

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