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University of Rochester Asst Professor - 217629 in Rochester, New York

Asst Professor Job ID 217629


School of Medicine & Dentistry

Full/Part Time Full-Time

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


The University of Rochester Medical Center is seeking a Rehabilitation Psychologist to provide assessment and treatment services to patients in inpatient and outpatient settings, with an emphasis on treating the unique needs of a rehab population. The Psychologist should have specialty training in rehabilitation psychology, assessment, and have medical center/hospital, and/or interdisciplinary treatment team experience.

Primary responsibilities include active interdisciplinary team participation, and providing rehabilitation psychological services for rehab patients, which may include individual, group, and family therapy, assessments, consultations, and education. As faculty, the psychologist will also assume teaching and research roles, which include didactic courses and mentoring in research for medical students and residents. Program development opportunities focusing on a transitional outpatient therapy program for rehab patients are also offered.

The Psychology Service within PM&R consists of two other rehabilitation neuropsychologists and one psychometrist. The psychologist will be expected to work collaboratively within the service to support the needs of a rehab population adapting to medical illness, injury and/or disability. The patient population within the department includes a wide range of medical presentations, including persons with acquired brain injury/disease, spinal cord injury/disease, orthopedic injury, and cardiac conditions.

Requirements: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, an APA approved internship, and postdoctoral fellowship training in rehab psychology or related field. Board certification is not required, but board eligible candidates are strongly considered. New York State licensure is required. Interested candidates with other state licensure are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates that do not have formal rehab training, but who possess a strong background in interdisciplinary treatment team experience or who have a health psychology background may be considered.

The University of Rochester Medical Center is one of the nation’s top medical centers, and is at the center of the University’s health research, teaching, patient care, and community outreach missions. The University’s health care delivery network is anchored by Strong Memorial Hospital.

We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package, including a relocation stipend, malpractice, generous CME allowance, and more. Additionally, the Rochester/Western upstate NY area offers a low cost of living, nationally recognized schools and colleges and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping, professional/collegiate sports venues and activities for the outdoor enthusiast including the Adirondack mountains and finger lakes wine region.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups of underrepresented in higher education.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #217629 at and email a current CV and letter of interest to Rajeev K. Patel, M.D., Chair, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at If you would like further information, please call 585.275.3274.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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