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University of Utah Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neurology seeking Neuropsychologist, Assistant Professor to Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant Professor to Professor

Department 01118 - Alzheimer's Center


Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin 2018-2019


Clinical Faculty Neuropsychologist: The Department of Neurology is recruiting a full-time clinical faculty neuropsychologist to assist in the coordination and delivery of neuropsychological services in support of clinical programs within the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics. Applicants should have a strong commitment to patient care and a record of broad clinical experience with patients who have neurological disorders, including neurodegenerative disease/dementia, movement disorders, concussion, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and brain tumors. Experience with patients who have ADHD or psychiatric conditions will also be advantageous. The position will involve providing clinical services as part of multidisciplinary teams, and will be joining an already established group of neuropsychologists on faculty in the Department. Collaboration with other neuropsychologists at the University of Utah is expected. There also will be opportunities for scholarly activities, teaching, and supervision of technicians, practicum students, residents, and fellows. Applicants must have a Doctoral Degree from an APA -accredited program, and have completed an APA -approved clinical internship and a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology. Applicants must be license-eligible in the state of Utah, and possess a Utah psychology license prior to practicing. Applicants should additionally be ABPP board-certified or board-eligible in clinical neuropsychology. The position is in the Career-Line Track at the Assistant to Associate Professor rank within the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Potential for promotion exists according to the University of Utah guidelines, and salary expectation will be competitive with comparable institutions.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is an EEO /AA employer that encourages applications from women and minorities. More information about the Division of Cognitive Neurology within the Department of Neurology can be found online (\_new.php).

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to:

Additionally, candidates should submit a statement of interest and goals, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dustin Hammers, PhD, ABPP -CN, Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research, 650 Komas Dr., #106A, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1218. Highly qualified candidates may receive on-site interviews and a presentation request. Phone (801) 585-3929; fax (801) 581-2483; e-mail:

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 11/27/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01890F

Type Faculty