Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Clinical Research Faculty Member for the Tourette Syndrome Clinic—supported by NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders—at the Center for Psychological Services in The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) in conjunction with The Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey (HGINJ). The Clinical Research Faculty Member will provide leadership and oversight of the Tourette Syndrome Clinic. This includes the development and implementation of a research program, securing future funding and budgeting for clinical and research activities, and clinical and administrative supervision of graduate student clinicians and research assistants. The position requires a high level of autonomy within the duties assigned. The position is Non-Tenure track. The successful candidate will continue the work of The Tourette Syndrome Clinic. In addition, he or she will work with the HGINJ Tourette Syndrome research program and NJCTS to develop specific research that is appropriate to their skills and the subject population. The position reports to the Director of the Center for Psychological Services with secondary reporting to the Director of the HGINJ Tourette Syndrome Clinical Program. The successful candidate also will benefit from collaborations with a leading TS psychiatrist at the Yale Child Study Center.
The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey is a Research University located a few miles from New York City. The PsyD programs in Clinical and School Psychology have been continuously accredited by the American Psychological Association since the school's inception. GSAPP also offers a Master's program in Applied Psychology with concentrations in Alcohol Studies and Applied Behavioral Analysis. The School has five centers including the Center for Psychological Services, Rutgers Center for Adults Autism Services, Center for Applied Psychology, Douglass Developmental Disability Center and the Center for Alcohol Studies. Applied training in psychology is accomplished through our centers and the school's APA internship consortium. GSAPP's commitment to diversity, social justice and helping the underserved contributes to a supportive and mission focused training. We place a high degree of emphasis on fostering and encouraging a diverse community of faculty and students and on supporting research/practice that benefits diverse and under-served communities; applicants who can contribute in this valued direction are particularly encouraged to apply. More information on our program can be found at: http://gsappweb.rutgers.edu
Center for Psychological Services The Center for Psychological Services at Rutgers University, which has been in operation since 1929, is a state of the art outpatient training facility, providing mental health services for a wide range of populations, disorders, and difficulties. Psychological assessment and therapy are provided by doctoral students under the supervision of faculty and licensed clinical supervisors. The Center serves children, adolescents, and adults from Rutgers University as well as the surrounding communities. The Center currently comprises 10 clinics including the Psychological Services Clinic – Therapy, Psychological Services Clinic – Assessment, Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinic, New Jersey Couples Clinic, Tourette Syndrome, Group Psychotherapy Services, Youth Anxiety and Depression Clinic, Women Helping Women, Anxiety Disorders Clinic and Foster Care Counseling Project.
Tourette Syndrome Clinic The Tourette Syndrome Clinic was developed in partnership between Rutgers’ Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) and the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome (NJCTS). Through this partnership with NJCTS, the clinic has created specialized treatment programs to address the needs of individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families. While providing a unique, hands-on learning experience for advanced graduate students, the clinic also strives to increase awareness of Tourette in the professional community.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A doctoral degree in psychology and NJ Psychologist License or license eligible. A promising or strong record of scholarship, publications, and success in securing grants. Knowledge and experience in diagnosing, treating, and conducting research in the area of Tourette Syndrome and/or related disorders. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage operational processes including budgets. Excellent oral and written communication skills
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to be flexible and work in an environment of expansion and change
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: General administrative oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Tourette Clinic Serve as a liaison for the clinic among the Center, staff and other faculty Serve as a clinical consultant for NJCTS Recruitment and retention activities related to maintaining clients, students and staff Mentor and provide clinical and administrative supervision of graduate student clinicians and research staff.
Posting Number: 18FA0048
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 59115
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.