Assistant Professor - Neuropsychology

Pennsylvania (US)
14 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Department of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of neuropsychological evaluations including experience assessing patients with frontotemporal dementia. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Board certified in Neuropsychology, including certification to practice in Pennsylvania.

Teaching responsibilities may include may include mentoring neuropsychology graduate students in neuropsychological evaluations, and teaching principles of neuropsychology to medical students, residents, and fellows in Cognitive Neurology.

Clinical responsibilities may include clinical neuropsychological evaluations of patients with cognitive disorders, including patients with Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia. Fluency in Spanish required for patient evaluations. 

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include systematic analyses and neuropsychological patterns in patients with neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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