Psychologist

The University of Kansas,

Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment
Last Posted:

Mon, Aug 3rd, '20

Deadline:

Review of application will begin on August 31, 2020 and continues as needed to ensure a large, high quality, and diverse applicant pool.

Start Date:

Anticipated September 21, 2020

Last Updated:

Mon, Aug 3rd, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION

This Psychologist with Addictions specialty position is within the Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment, in collaboration with Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), at the University of Kansas.

The Psychologist will provide counseling, psychotherapy and psychological testing to eligible students of the University in the domain of substance use disorder and related disorders. The Psychologist will also provide outreach and consultation to students, faculty and staff, and supervise to graduate students and other students-in-training. All responsibilities are performed in accordance with the professional and ethical guidelines of the American Psychological Association and the established administrative policies and procedures of the Cofrin Logan Center and CAPS. The Psychologist reports to the Director of the Cofrin Logan Center and is a member of the CAPS interdisciplinary team.  This percent of time worked for this position will be 50 to 100% and is negotiable based on the needs of the department and the successful candidate.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.  The percent of time worked is negotiable up to full-time.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program and one year of related professional experience.
2. Successful completion of APA accredited doctoral internship in Psychology.
3. Strong written communication skills as evidenced by application materials.
4. Licensed or immediately license eligible by start date for permanent license at the doctoral level in the state of Kansas.
5. Experience in the evidence-based treatment of substance use and related disorders.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Experience in supervision and training.
2. Experience in group therapy.
3. Experience in brief/solution focused therapy techniques.
4. Experience in DSM-V diagnosis and assessment of mental status.
5. Experience in outreach and prevention.
6. Demonstrated experience in and commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and commitment to ongoing development of multicultural competence.
7. Strong verbal communication skills.
8. Demonstrated ability in and significant experience with working collaboratively with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other members of the community.
9. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively on interdisciplinary team, to take initiative, and to be flexible in response to developing demands and challenges of the position.
10. Experience in clinical role as part of a research team.
11. Certified in alcohol and/or drug abuse treatment or licensed for clinical addictions treatment .
11. Certified in alcohol and/or drug abuse treatment or licensed for clinical addictions treatment

 
COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

A complete application package includes: (1) an online application; (2) a detailed Cover Letter describing the candidate's qualifications for the position; (3) and the names and contact information for three professional references.