Job Listings

School of Medicine-Clinical Health Psychologist-Family and Community Medicine - F1725P

Company:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Job Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Category:
Physicians
School/College: School of Medicine

Assignment Category
Full-Time

Rank: Open Rank

Tenure Status: Open Tenure

Payroll Status: Faculty 12

Job Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking to hire a full-time faculty member for the position of Clinical Health Psychologist.  Our department is committed to continuous improvement in patient care, education, research, and service.  Ways the position contributes to our mission include:
  • Provide consultation, education, assessment, and brief interventions for a wide variety of psychological and behavioral health concerns in the context of our teaching-based Family Medicine clinic
  • Develop and evaluate clinical programs to address targeted, high-risk populations with chronic medical conditions
  • Assist with the ongoing development and evaluation of the behavioral science curriculum of our educational programs
  • Supervise, teach, and evaluate learners with regard to such topics and skills as communication, motivational interviewing and other methods of behavior change, resilience, and dynamics of high-functioning teams
  • Seek grant funding to develop behavioral-health-related department initiatives
  • Work with UAB faculty inside and outside of the department to pursue scholarly activity in areas such as population health, lifestyle medicine, and leadership in medicine
 Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology required.  Consideration will be given to a current Alabama licensed or license-eligible Psychologist by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Psychology.  If eligible to sit for licensing exam, individual must be licensed within one (1) year of hire date.  Position is a full-time, twelve-month faculty position.  Position is open rank and open tenure.  Academic rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation.  UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.  A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.  In addition, physicians who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen to be hired.

 In alignment with UAB School of Medicine's mission to reflect the diversity of our community and meet the needs of our diverse population, candidates are required as part of the application process to provide a statement that is up to one page single-spaced describing their contributions to promote diversity and inclusion.

Required Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology required.  Consideration will be given to a current Alabama licensed or license-eligible Psychologist by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Psychology.  If eligible to sit for licensing exam, individual must be licensed within one (1) year of hire date.  Position is a full-time, twelve-month faculty position.  Position is open rank and open tenure.  Academic rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Open Date: 11/16/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

In alignment with the UAB School of Medicine's mission to reflect the diversity of our community and to meet the educational and clinical needs of our diverse population, contributions that promote diversity and inclusion are given recognition in the evaluation of the candidate's qualifications.

Please write a statement that is up to one page single-spaced describing your past, present, and future efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in education, research, and/or service.  If you do not have past experience, please describe your awareness and related background about the importance of diversity.*

Examples of your efforts may include, but are not limited to, developing strategies for the educational or professional advancement of students in underrepresented groups; efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in education; and activities such as recruitment, retention, and mentoring or advising underrepresented students or new faculty.

* Diversity refers to the variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstances. Differences include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic region, and more.

EEO Statement

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Pre-employment Background Check

A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

Drug/Nicotine Screen (if applicable)

A drug screen is performed on candidates selected for employment.

About University of Alabama at Birmingham

Driven by an intensely collaborative and entrepreneurial character, UAB is one of the leading economic engines of the State, with 25,000 employees and a statewide economic impact exceeding $7.15 billion annually. With more than 1,300 full time faculty and almost 1,200 medical and graduate students, the UAB SOM ranks 21st among medical schools in NIH research funding and eighth among public medical schools.
This website is part of the HigherEdJobs network.