Assoc Professor/Asst Professor

Rochester, NY


The Strong Epilepsy Center within the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester invites applications for a Clinical Neuropsychology position at an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level for a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment. At the time of application, candidates must have 1) completed a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA/CPA/PCSAS accredited program, 2) completed an APA/CPA approved clinical psychology internship, 3) be enrolled in or have completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology and 4) must show evidence of progress toward, or completion of ABPP/ABN Board certification in clinical neuropsychology. Preferred qualifications include: 1) clinical experience with persons with epileptic and non-epileptic seizures, including pre-and post-operative assessments, 2) research experience, as evidenced by publications and ongoing research in clinical neuropsychology and/or clinical neuroscience, 3) demonstrated potential for research funding, 4) demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, including working with broadly diverse communities, and 5) pre and postdoctoral training that demonstrates a breadth of experiences in the provision and supervision of clinical neuropsychological assessment. Clinical duties mainly involve adults and adolescents, but experience with younger children is desirable.

We seek a highly committed Clinical Neuropsychologist who is determined to contribute to the clinical, research and teaching missions in the areas of clinical neuropsychology. The successful candidate for this position will be expected to provide neuropsychological and clinical psychological assessments to patients with a broad range of neurologic, psychiatric and somatoform diagnoses, with a specific focus on assessment of persons with epilepsy and functional neurologic disorders, including non-epileptic seizures, generate research consistent with their interests and the mission of the Department, and educate residents and fellows about assessment and treatment of cognitive and functional neurologic disorders.

The successful candidate will have numerous opportunities for collaboration within the department (Strong Epilepsy Center, Memory Care Program, Movement Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center) and elsewhere within and outside the Medical Center (Department of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosurgery, Rochester Center for Brain Imaging, Del Monte Neuromedicine Institute, Center for Health + Technology and Center for Translational Neuromedicine). The UR Main and Medical Center campuses are adjacent to one another, facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting 241598 at and submit cover letter, CV, and description of current and planned research to Michel Berg, MD ( ). Three letters of recommendation must be sent directly to the attention of Dr. Berg at the Strong Epilepsy Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 673, Rochester NY 14642. For additional information, inquires can be directed to Dalin Pulsipher, PhD., ( ).

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $129,797 - $183,659 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

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