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Adult Neuropsychologist Opening in Neurology

University Hospitals, Neurological Institute, Cleveland, OH

The Brain Health and Memory Center of the Neurological Institute at University Hospitals (UH) and the Department of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine are recruiting 1 full-time clinical neuropsychologist. Based on candidate interest, this position can include an emphasis on evaluation, neuropsychological rehabilitation, or a combination of the two. The position would primarily serve adults with wide-ranging clinical conditions, including neurodegenerative processes, concussion/traumatic brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and psychiatric conditions. Our neuropsychologists are members of many multidisciplinary teams within specialty programs and clinics, including opportunities for interested faculty to work within the Foley ElderHealth Center and Brain Health & Memory Center, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Deep Brain Stimulation Program, UH Concussion Management Program, Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Clinic. In addition to clinical responsibilities, research is strongly encouraged, and the institute/school of medicine provide extensive resources in support of research, as well as opportunities for internal funding to support faculty in building research programs. University Hospitals is an integral component of the Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the Cleveland NIH StrokeNET Center, and houses an NAE Level 4 Epilepsy Center. Training of medical students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows is an integral role for all faculty members. Neuropsychology faculty also have the opportunity to contribute and participate in our 2-year, APPCN-member postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology in addition to residency and fellowship programs in Neurology and other related specialties.

Individuals with interest in all service areas provided by the Neuropsychology Section of the Brain Health and Memory Center will be considered. Candidates will be especially competitive if they have a particular interest in 1) serving older adults with brain health and memory concerns through the Foley ElderHealth Center and/or 2) working with patients who have a history of acquired brain injury through a combination of assessment and rehabilitation/intervention services.

Requirements: Candidates must have a license or be license-eligible to practice psychology in Ohio. Competitive candidates will have completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology prior to joining the faculty, will be board-certified or board-eligible, will have a track record of peer-reviewed publications, and will have clinical experience within an academic medical center. Academic rank is open and will be commensurate with the candidate’s academic record.

Benefits: This position carries a competitive salary and fringe benefits package, including full tech coverage, professional funds, vacation/professional leave, retirement benefits (both a pension plan and also matching contributions to 403b), and opportunities for professional development.

About UH, CWRU & Cleveland: Celebrating more than 150 years as a health care system, University Hospitals is the second largest employer in Northeast Ohio with 26,000 employees, 18 hospitals, and more than 35 outpatient health centers spanning 15 counties. UH Cleveland Medical Center is the anchor hospital of the University Hospitals Health System and is a 1,032 bed, tertiary medical center in the University Circle neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, and is one of the primary teaching hospitals of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The Department of Neurology is included within the Neurological Institute of University Hospitals and comprises 60 faculty across 9 sites. Neurology houses multiple Centers of Excellence and Programs including Brain Health and Memory, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Comprehensive Stroke, NeuroCritical Care, Neuromuscular, Neuroimmunology, Headache, Peripheral Nerve, Community Neurology, and others. For more information, go to www.uhhospitals.org.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is one of the top 25 medical schools in the US and is the #1 medical school and largest biomedical research institution in Ohio. It consistently ranks in the top tier of medical schools for NIH research funding. For more information, visit https://case.edu/medicine/.

Cleveland Rocks! The Greater Cleveland Area is home to 2.8 million people and a wide variety of communities, ranging from downtown residences on the shore of Lake Erie to historic urban neighborhoods to suburban communities to rolling hills and farms. Cleveland holds a wealth of cultural resources, entertainment options, restaurants, and leisure activities, including the country’s largest performing arts center outside of New York City and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. For more information about Cleveland, its neighborhoods, its sports culture, its parks and outdoor activities, and other things to do in the city visit: https://www.uhhospitals.org/medical-education/life-in-cleveland.

Diversity, Equity, and Belonging: In employment and education, University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University are committed to the concepts of equal opportunity and belonging and are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. We believe in the power and value of diversity. We recognize and celebrate the diverse cultures, beliefs and identities of both those we serve, and those with whom we work to achieve our mission. To learn more visit: https://www.uhhospitals.org/about-uh/diversity-and-inclusion.

Candidates should send their CV and letter of interest by email to: Dr. Christopher Bailey (Christopher.Bailey3@UHhospitals.org) at their earliest opportunity.

Christopher M. Bailey, Ph.D.
Director of Neuropsychology, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals
Professor, Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve Univ. School of Medicine

To apply for this job email your details to Christopher.Bailey3@UHhospitals.org