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Duke Health Clinical Associate Psychologist Position

Requisition Number: 912498

The Division of Child and Family Mental Health and Community Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences invites applications for a non-regular rank appointment as a Clinical Associate. The ideal applicant will have experience in a broad range of child and family behavioral health interventions in an academic medical center setting with an emphasis on working with children and families

Clinical responsibilities: The position offers advanced clinical training in the practice of psychology across our pediatric psychology assessment, treatment, and consultation services. Approximately 60% (3 days/week) of the position involves supervised practice of clinical activities, including the provision of diagnostic evaluations, psychological testing, and psychotherapy (individual, family, and/or group) in outpatient specialty clinic settings. Clinic settings include services for children and adolescents who are experiencing acute and chronic medical illnesses, chronic pain conditions, substance use disorders, eating disorders, and somatic symptom-related disorders. Participation in multidisciplinary team meetings is also expected. There are opportunities available for participation in the pediatric inpatient consultation and liaison services.

Academic responsibilities: The position involves combination of academic activities focused on the development of specialized skills, including neuropsychological assessment training experiences for patients who are receiving cancer-related treatments (i.e., brain tumors, hematology-oncology). Approximately 40% (2 days/week) of the position is focused on these academic activities.

Other responsibilities: Participate in the educational, research, and administrative activities of the Department and Division of Child and Family Mental Health and Community Psychiatry and departmental activities and meetings.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or related field from an APA-accredited doctoral program and completion of an APA accredited internship. Applicants must be eligible to pursue provisional licensure as a psychologist in North Carolina.

About Duke: Duke is a premier organization dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care. Duke's overall benefit plan has long been recognized and valued because of its comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, dental care and retirement, Duke also offers a wide range of family-friendly and cultural benefits to attract, support and reward the skilled employees that help Duke remain a premier education, research and health care institution. Duke is located in Durham, NC ( ), a creative, innovative community that is a nexus for learning, research, and industry. Durham is part of the larger Research Triangle area that includes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and numerous biotechnology, government, and other enterprises.

The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of more than two million residents that offers diverse opportunity. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage – there are options for every lifestyle. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) lies in the midst of the area, a globally prominent research and development center conceived around the main academic centers – Duke University, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University. This trio of leading universities, combined with the RTP, has helped create a region that is culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a wonderful place to live.  To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit

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