Faculty Position, Clinician Scientist Track - Department of Psychology
Company: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Posted on: November 23, 2020
Lead your own innovative research program in an award-winning
At St. Jude, we have one common goal: find cures for children with
cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and
We currently have an opportunity for a highly-motivated,
experienced investigator focused on childhood cancer at mid-career
to senior level (i.e., at the early Associate to Full level). As a
lead member of our Psychology team, you will carry out your own
research program with full access to our department and world-class
institutional resources. With a primary research focus and a
smaller (20%) clinical commitment expected, you ll also mentor the
research activities of other junior faculty in the department.
* The specific area of research is open, and may relate to any
areas of childhood cancer/psycho-oncology. Possible research areas
could include adherence, health promotion and health outcomes
research, survivorship issues, eHealth/mHealth interventions,
sleep, pain, or palliative care/end of life.
* Joint appointments to the Department of Pediatrics at the
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, and the University of
Memphis Department of Psychology are available.
The Department of Psychology at St. Jude conducts a full range of
clinical and research activities. Staffing includes 64 FTE s,
including 20 faculty, roughly evenly split between Clinical Track (
80% clinical effort) and Clinician Scientist Track ( 60% research
effort). Additional staff include psychological
examiners/psychometricians, research assistants, postdoctoral
fellows, and administrative support. We are an active training
site, with training provided at the postdoctoral, internship, and
graduate student levels.
Why St. Jude?
When you work at St. Jude, you ll experience the benefits of
working in an award-winning environment where patient care and
treatment are prioritized above all else. We offer a highly
collaborative workplace where all employees, regardless of their
role, share the same commitment to make a difference in the lives
of the children we serve. St. Jude is consistently ranked on
Fortune Magazine s 100 Best Places to Work For and Glassdoor s Best
Place to Work list for companies with 1,000 or more employees.
We offer a very competitive salary in addition to a startup
allowance and a strong ongoing commitment of research support
including space and personnel.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Interested candidates should submit a current CV and cover letter
with statement of interests Directly online.
Alternatively, applications can be submitted to:
Sean Phipps, PhD
Chair, Department of Psychology
St. Jude Children s Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105
Candidates should have a PhD and clinical internship from APA/CPA
accredited programs with specialty training in pediatric or
clinical child psychology.
Applicants must be eligible for Tennessee licensure in
A record of prior academic success, peer-reviewed publications and
extramural funding is critical.
St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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