Clinical Assistant Professor - Rehabilitative Neuropshychologist

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The UF Health Brain Wellness Program has an immediate opening for a full‐time rehabilitative neuropsychologist. The Clinical Neuropsychologist (or Rehabilitative Psychologist with Neuropsychology emphasis) will serve as an independent healthcare provider of clinical neuropsychology and psychology with specialized knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and/or rehabilitation of patients across the lifespan with neurological, medical, neuro‐developmental and psychiatric conditions, as well as other cognitive and learning disorders. The clinical neuropsychologist will use psychological, neurological, cognitive, behavioral, and physiological principles, techniques and tests to evaluate patients' neuro‐cognitive, behavioral, and emotional strengths and weaknesses and their relationship to normal and abnormal central nervous system functioning. Other essential skills include report generation, providing rehabilitation recommendations, and assisting patients and their family members in their understanding and integration of this information.

Will work within a comprehensive interdisciplinary medical team to assess patient needs. The position must adhere to the State of Florida Code of Ethics for Psychologists. Will provide screening interviews to identify at‐risk social and behavioral patients entering the program. The position will coordinate referrals to resources within the community to further address medical, mental health, behavioral health, and social needs of the patient. When identifying at‐risk patients, this position must be able to make critical decisions regarding the patients’ mental/physical health needs. Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations. Required to make independent judgments. Must be able to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria. Must have the adaptability to perform a variety of duties.

Essential Functions:

Conducting outpatient neuropsychological evaluations including: Reviewing medical records in preparation for assessment and treatment. Providing brief or more in‐depth assessment relevant to the patient's presenting concerns and treatment goals. Interpreting neuropsychological and psychological data within the context of complex developmental and medical histories. Communicating assessment results in writing to the patient and family and to a multidisciplinary team of providers

• Actively consulting with, interacting with, and assisting with or co‐treating patients and family members in concert with the multi‐disciplinary evaluation process and treatment team member

• Providing assessments of behavioral effects of central nervous system dysfunction, and provide clinical conclusions to other medical personnel for diagnosis and treatment planning

• Functioning as part of a multi‐disciplinary team. Coordinating with future psychologists that join the team

• Individual and family psychotherapy with patients and their families

• Supervising Neuropsychology Technicians to ensure quality of neuropsychological test administration and scoring and adequate performance of other essential job‐related duties

• Conducting independent research and facilitating/coordinating Neuropsychology Program research activities with the Director of Research including: Grant submission/management, study management, oversight of data collection, and participation in statistical analyses/manuscript preparation.

• Working with team members and Director of Research to develop and manage programmatic Evaluations

• Performing all other duties as assigned

With more than 6,200 faculty and staff, UF Health in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville. UF Health physicians offer primary care and specialty services in practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, tallying more than 650,000 outpatient visits and more than 40,000 inpatient admissions annually.

UF Health in Jacksonville, Florida, is comprised of:

  • UF Health Jacksonville, an academic health center near Downtown Jacksonville and home to the area's only adult and pediatric Level I trauma program
  • UF Health North, a 92-bed hospital and outpatient medical campus in North Jacksonville
  • UF Health Science Center Jacksonville, which encompasses three UF colleges in Jacksonville: Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy
  • UF Jacksonville Physicians, Inc., a network of primary and specialty care centers offering exceptional patient care throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. We excel in education, research and patient care that expresses our steadfast values of compassion, excellence, professionalism and innovation. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 450 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training programs and proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

Research, discovery and innovation are critical aspects of our clinical campus and we have some of the country’s leading researchers at our locations searching for and finding new treatments and clinical options.

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty, administrators, residents, fellows, students and staff work as a team in pursuit of our common mission — to heal, to comfort, to educate and to discover through quality health care, elimination of health disparities, medical education, innovation and research.

To learn more about our college, leadership, mission, faculty resources, and the city of Jacksonville visit

Expected Salary:

Negotiable, based on experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates should have a PhD in Psychology/Rehabilitative Psychology

Preferred Qualifications:

Working with Veteran patients with TBI, PTSD, PH

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Search Committee will begin to review applications on 5/26/2023. Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes