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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics-CHLA

Company: University of Southern California
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Pediatrics at the Behavioral Health Institute in the Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, are actively seeking a full-time psychologist and faculty member for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor to join the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (NCSCB). NCSCB provides rapid response and ongoing support for crises such as natural disasters, shootings and other tragic events, as well as develops resources for educators and school staff nationwide. This psychologist/faculty will be a member of the leadership team of the NCSCB and report directly to the Director of the NCSCB. The role will include:

  • Develop and supervise a new post-doctoral-level training program in school crisis response based on content developed by the NCSCB
  • Develop and deliver training programs for other professionals at CHLA
  • Provide consultation and technical assistance provided to schools and school districts (and communities) in aftermath of major crisis event - both in-person (for incidents of national significance) and virtual
  • Respond to calls and email inquiries related to crisis events
  • Provide trainings and presentations locally and nationally (as available)
  • Prepare guidance documents, training materials, and academic publications
  • Respond to media inquiries (based on level of interest) under the direction of the Director of the NCSCB
  • Prepare funding proposals
  • Support relevant research projectsQualifications:--- PhD or PsyD in psychology (or related discipline)--- Graduated from an APA accredited training program and completed post-doctoral training with at least 2 years post-doctoral experience--- Licensed for Clinical Psychology in State of California--- Demonstrated competencies in child / adolescent mental health, crisis interventions and grief theory / intervention--- Experience responding to crisis events and/or bereavement including systems-level consultation--- Experience working with or consulting with educators and school staff--- Experience working with a variety of mental health and healthcare disciplines--- Experience with the delivery of clinical protocols with a variety of cultures--- Experience in the development of post-doctoral training programs and in providing clinical supervision and training of psychologists (or related professionals) and interprofessional staff--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills required--- Demonstrated skill functioning as a team member--- Excellent presentation skills desired--- Experience in writing funding proposals desired but not requiredThe annual base salary range for this position is $147,816-$153,416. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.If interested, please apply using the link above. For further inquiries, please contact: Venus Jones (vjones@chla.usc.edu)Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. CHLA and USC greatlyvalues diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

Keywords: University of Southern California, Los Angeles , Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics-CHLA, Education / Teaching , Los Angeles, California

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