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Posted 5/9/2017

Clinical Psychologist/Staff Scientist

Human Developmental Neurobiology Unit/Children's Research Center, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (Japan)
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with strong skills in child assessment to join a research team committed to advancing understanding of the nature, causes and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The position is available for 2 years initially and may be extended. Salary and benefits are competitive and will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Beautifully situated on the subtropical island of Okinawa, the OIST relies on a cross-disciplinary approach, with an emphasis on creativity and exchange, to offer unique, individualized graduate training, and bring the best researchers to transform the way science and education is done in the global academic world. 
The Human Developmental Neurobiology Unit/Children's Research Center encourages the professional growth of individual staff. Experience in the assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental and externalizing behavior disorders, particularly ADHD, is highly desirable. The successful applicant will carry out assessments with English-speaking children and families in Okinawa and work with a team of English-speaking and bilingual staff. Depending on qualifications (i.e., those with a PhD) and experience, the successful applicant will also have the opportunity to pursue independent research interests in the area of ADHD in conjunction with ongoing Unit research (ADHD research themes: motivational factors; language and social communication skills; targeted parenting programs).
The clinical psychologist/staff scientist will participate in:
1. Recruitment and assessment of English-speaking children (age 6-12 years) and their families
2. Preparation of assessment reports
3. Scoring, management and analysis of data
4. Supervision of research technicians and junior clinicians
5. Preparation of professional manuscripts and presentations
Peer supervision of clinical assessments is provided by experienced PhD level Clinical Psychologists and mentoring of research by the unit leader and senior researchers within the unit.
1. Applicants must have graduate qualifications in clinical psychology (e.g., PhD or Masters and Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology), or a closely related field, and be licensed/registered in the state/country in which they received their professional training in clinical psychology.
2. PhD level applicants intending to carry out research should also have a high degree of proficiency in statistical methods and scientific writing. 
3. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in the assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental and externalizing behavior disorders, particularly ADHD.
4. Completion of advanced courses and/or practicum in child psychological assessment and neuropsychology is highly desirable.
5. Experience in providing clinical supervision is preferred.
Position and application details: https://www.oist.jp/careers/staff-scientistclinical-psychologisthuman-developmental-neurobiology-unit 
Contact: Professor Gail Tripp (tripp@oist.jp)
Starting Date: September 1, 2017 (negotiable)
Please submit:
1. Curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining relevant experience and research interests if appropriate
2. University transcripts
3. The names and contact information for three referees
For more information about the Human Developmental Neurobiology Unit/Children's Research Center, visit: https://groups.oist.jp/hdnu
The OIST graduate university is an equal opportunity educator and employer, and is working actively toward increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. The university strongly encourages applications from women and other underrepresented groups. 
OIST provides a family-friendly working environment including the OIST Child Development Center, and has proactive policies and practices in place designed to promote a culture of diversity such as “Stop the Tenure Clock” and “Professional Travel Support” policies.

Full-time Faculty Position in Psychology (posted 1/16/17)

The American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates invites applications for a full-time faculty position in psychology.  We seek candidates who are able to teach courses in clinical or health psychology, in addition to research methods and other topics.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in the relevant field, a strong commitment to the teaching of psychology, a strong background in research or practice, and an interest in contributing actively to the interdisciplinary atmosphere of the Department of International Studies.

AUS is currently seeking initial accreditation for a new undergraduate program in psychology. Thus, candidates should indicate any interests, qualifications, or experiences related to program development.  The course load 3 or 4 courses per semester depending on the research expectation.  Benefits include on-campus housing for faculty and dependents.

As a university formed on the American model and with English as the language of instruction, the American University of Sharjah gives priority to candidates who have experience in American models of higher education. AUS is accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.  It is located 15 minutes from Dubai.

Application materials must include: a letter of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and contact information for three referents. Please send applications to: Dr. Mahmoud Anabtawi, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, American University of Sharjah, e-mail: cashr@aus.edu. Please enter "Application for psychology faculty position" in the subject line.

Applications must be received by 31 January 2017 to receive full consideration.