Postdoc Postdoc Position at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral scholar position in psychiatry to join University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

The Pediatric Psychology Program in the Department of Psychiatry, UNC-CH School of Medicine invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position beginning August or September 2019. This is a full-time one-year fellowship position to prepare a post-doctoral level psychologist for professional functioning in an academic medical center or outpatient pediatric psychology setting. The psychologist will train with Pediatric Psychologists who provide general consultation/liaison services to the North Carolina Children's Hospital inpatient pediatric units and outpatient clinics. Common conditions seen include conversion disorders, cystic fibrosis, Crohn's disease/inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, organ failure and transplant, burn injuries, motor vehicle accidents, epilepsy, other neurological illnesses, feeding disorders, and psychiatric disorders. The postdoctoral fellow may also have the opportunity to participate in a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic for patients with cystic fibrosis implementing new mental health guidelines from the CF Foundation. The position will be primarily clinical but research opportunities may be available. The fellow's primary responsibility will be inpatient pediatric psychology consultation liaison. The position includes the psychosocial evaluation of children hospitalized on pediatrics with medical trauma to assess family functioning and coping. In addition, the fellow will have a small caseload of outpatients followed for outpatient psychotherapy. There is the opportunity to participate in outpatient cognitive evaluations of children with cognitive sequellae of medical conditions such as lupus, epilepsy, and other neurological and medical conditions.


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