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Open Rank of Pediatrics Clinical Psychologist - req# 9263

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Reference #: 9263
Keywords: clinical

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Open Rank of Pediatrics Clinical Psychologist

Posting Numberreq9263
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeClinician Educator
Hiring DepartmentPediatrics Center for Development (997H)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD) in the Department of Pediatrics, at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, is seeking full-time faculty Clinical Psychologists in the Clinician Educator track to work as part of the Autism and other Developmental Disabilities Division (AODD) and Clinical Evaluation Services Unit (CESU) at the CDD. The CDD is seeking to fill this position with license-eligible Clinical Psychologists with demonstrated experience and knowledge in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders. This position offers experience working withunder-served and rural populations in community and home-based programs anddemonstrate an interest in developing applied research in the areas of ASDand/or other neurodevelopmental concerns, particularly with underservedpopulations specific to New Mexico and the southwest. This position will work as part of an inter-disciplinary diagnostic team for individuals referred for a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and will have experience with evidence-based interventions and consultation approaches relevant to either or both diagnoses/disorders. Additionally, this position has teaching responsibilities through clinical supervision of psychology interns and postdoctoral fellows, as well as through community training programs. This position also requires supporting existing research projects, as well as include the opportunity to develop individual research funding over time. Rank is dependent on qualifications and experience.

This position is subject to criminal records screeningin accordance with New Mexico law and clearance by the New Mexico Department ofHealth is required as a condition of employment.


Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD, PsyD, or equivalent in clinical, counseling, or school psychology from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Eligible for licensure as a Clinical Psychologist in New Mexico
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • One-year experience in providing diagnostic evaluations for transition age/young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related developmental and behavioral health disorders
  • One-year experience providing intervention for transition age/young adults diagnosed with ASD or other developmental/behavioral diagnoses.
  • Experience administering the ADOS-2

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary diagnostic teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary ABA practice and/or BCBA credential
  • Completion of an APA accredited clinical internship
  • Completion of a LEND training program at a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
  • Demonstrated skill and interest in conducting research as evidenced by participation in relevant research projects, publications, and scholarly presentations.
  • Research reliability using the ADOS-2
  • Bilingual Spanish and English language skills
Application InstructionsA complete application must contain a cover letter that describes your experience with the preferred qualifications, CV and a list of three (3) references. For additional information, you may contact Marcia Moriarta, PsyD, Center for Development and Disability, 505-272-3000 or

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 7/28/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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