The University of Chicago's Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience is seeking a full-time Behavioral Health Psychology Clinical Associate. Responsibilities will include the provision of assessments and brief, evidence-based interventions for adult patients in GI, the maintenance of close communication with team members to inform a shared treatment plan, and the delivery of clinical and consultative services to GI providers. The role will support a number of clinics including GI, IBD, liver, Obesity and endoscopic treatments for the obesity program. The candidate will be a member of a multidisciplinary team aiming to initiate and advance the reach and effectiveness of the integrated behavioral health program in GI.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited university-based doctoral program, 2) have completed an internship at an APA-accredited site, 3) hold an Illinois license in Clinical Psychology, 4) have completed a postdoctoral fellowship in GI psychology or clinical health psychology, 5) have experience in Integrated Behavioral Health and working knowledge of behavioral medicine principles and evidence-based treatments for medical and psychiatric conditions, and 6) have competency in cognitive-behavior therapy, including third wave treatments and motivational enhancement.
The position includes a generous package of fringe benefits.
To be considered, those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at https://tinyurl.com/yaxd8np8 by uploading a current curriculum vitae and cover letter. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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