CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking applicants for a psychologist with specialty training in chronic pain management and behavioral medicine for a full-time (12-month) faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or higher in the Department of Neurology & Psychiatry beginning immediately. This would be a non-tenure track position initially, with the option to move to the tenure track based on assessment of early productivity.

Expectations for this position include contributions to the teaching of medical students and residents, the research mission of the department, and the clinical care of patients. Clinical responsibilities include psychological evaluations and testing, individual and group psychotherapy, health education, and patient consultation for outpatients with chronic pain (including musculoskeletal disorders) and comorbid psychosocial, psychological, and behavioral dysfunction. This individual is expected to initiate, develop, and maintain a clinical chronic pain service. Research responsibilities include the expectation for substantial external funding for clinical/behavioral research, with an emphasis on NIH-sponsored projects.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants for this position must (a) have a Doctorate in Psychology from an APA-accredited program; (b) have completed an APA-accredited clinical internship and specialized post-doctoral fellowship training in Clinical Health Psychology, Pain Medicine, and/or Behavioral Medicine; (c) have Missouri licensure or be Missouri license eligible; (d) have a track record of externally-funded research, with an emphasis on NIH-sponsored projects; (e) have a recent history of first-authored publications in prominent psychology/medical journals; (f) provide evidence of competency in teaching; and (g) be an active professional in his/her area of expertise, including activities associated with professional organizations, scientific societies, discipline-relevant journals, and community partners. Demonstrated academic record of excellence in patient care, teaching, and research is desirable. Must be legally authorized to work in the USA. Position requires a background check for the successful candidate.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application, and current curriculum vitae to Please send Curriculum Vitae, representative publications, description of research plans, statement of teaching and philosophy, and letters of reference to:

Henry A. Nasrallah, MD
Sydney W. Souers Professor & Chair
Department of Neurology & Psychiatry
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
1438 South Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104

For more information about the Department of Neurology & Psychiatry, please visit our Web site at

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of and application from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

Commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Psychiatry
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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