Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities

 Rehabilitation Psychologist

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks a Rehabilitation Psychologist to provide high quality clinical evaluation and intervention services to patients and referral sources at the UVA-HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. The incumbent will be expected to provide behavioral and cognitive interventions for a wide-range of mental disorders and conditions, pain management, neurobehavioral and psychological evaluation, consultation, and liaison services, with the possibility of collaborating with other faculty and staff on research projects. There may be teaching opportunities and the candidate will be encouraged to develop a fellowship in rehabilitation psychology. This clinical position is an excellent opportunity for a rehabilitation psychologist with interests in rehabilitative medicine (provision of services in an acute inpatient hospital), program development, and teaching, all within the context of a multidisciplinary care environment. Salary, rank, and tenure status are contingent upon candidate qualifications.

Candidates must have a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or related field, two years of relevant post-doctoral clinical experience, and be licensed or license-eligible in Virginia. Candidates board certified in Rehabilitation Psychology or board-eligible, are preferred.

The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, Virginia a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0614271. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. If hired into a tenure-ineligible status, position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.

Review of applications begins April 28, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the position, please contact Scott Bender, Ph.D. ABPP-Cn, via email sb4qk@virginia.edu or via telephone 434-924-2718.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Staff Opportunities

Clinical Research Coordinator-RN

The Center for Diabetes Technology in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator - RN to manage research protocols through processing regulatory approvals, and planning, directing, and supervising complex national and international research.

The incumbent is responsible for coordinating the daily activities necessary to run multiple research protocols, including: data collection, writing research procedures, overseeing quality control, resolving research problems, organizing resources, direct subject interaction, internal/external audits, etc. The clinical research coordinator trains and regularly provides support to other staff. This position assists the principal investigator and serves as a liaison with funding organizations with respect to the development of the research protocols and generation of research progress reports. In addition, this position is responsible for overseeing the assembly of the Clinical Research Unit (CRU) inpatient unit, which includes ensuring the safety of the space, acquisition and installation of equipment, and obtaining necessary laboratory supplies in an effort to maximize study performance and client safety.

This position requires an Associate's Degree in Nursing with a minimum of four years of experience working as a clinical research coordinator or a research nurse. A current Virginia Registered Nursing License is also required.
A related higher level degree may substitute for years of experience (Bachelor's for 2 years, Master's for 3 years).

The successful candidate must have exceptional organizational and communication skills with a working knowledge of managing clinical research protocols and laboratory procedures. Familiarity with FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) procedures is preferred. The ability to work a flexible work schedule (i.e. day, night, and weekends) as defined by the study protocol is required. The ability to travel domestically and internationally to attend conferences and assist international clinical sites is required.

The Center for Diabetes Technology group is located on West Main Street near downtown Charlottesville with free parking adjacent to the building.

This position is contingent upon research funding and is currently funded through 12/31/2015.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Research Specialist 2

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is currently seeking a Research Specialist 2 to support research efforts in the Center for Diabetes Technology. The Research Specialist assists the Principal Investigators by maintaining multiple databases and records, conducting data analysis, providing editorial assistance, and providing clinical trial assistance. In addition, the incumbent will train junior technicians and student workers on clinical engineering equipment.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Psychology, or a related field and at least two years of relevant research experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for experience. Experience gained during volunteer/student training will be considered in lieu of professional experience.

The Center for Diabetes Technology is located on West Main Street near downtown Charlottesville with nearby parking.

This position is restricted, contingent upon availability of funding and currently funded through 12/31/2015.  

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.