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Tenure-Track Clinical Psychology Position, Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (posted 9/7/16) 

The Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in clinical psychology specializing in pediatric or geriatric neuropsychology, although all candidates with strong clinical neuropsychology backgrounds will be considered.  The person filling this position is expected to (1) maintain a high-quality, fundable research program, (2) teach graduate courses in assessment or intervention, (3) supervise practicum students in assessment through our on-campus training clinic, (4) mentor undergraduate and graduate students, (5) provide excellent instruction and research supervision, and (6) participate in curricular decisions and faculty governance.  The clinical psychology doctoral program at UNLV is APA-accredited and based on a scientist-practitioner model.  Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Psychology from an APA-accredited clinical program, an accredited clinical internship, and be licensed or license-eligible.  The Department has 27 full time faculty members and an experimental Ph.D. program with cognitive, developmental, neuroscience, and quantitative/experimental areas of study.
Salary is competitive, and the position is contingent upon funding. UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,600 students and 1000 faculty located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. It is ranked among the top ten most diverse college campuses in the nation; for more information, see http://www.unlv.edu. Submit a letter of interest, a detailed vita listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications, because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to Daniel Allen, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu. UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.  The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. The department continues to implement initiatives in keeping with our commitment to issues related to multiculturalism and diversity in regard to organizational climate, teaching, and research. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups, and Candidates whose teaching and/or research interests address issues of diversity are particularly encouraged to apply. Please visit our departmental website for more information: http://psychology.unlv.edu/html/welcome.html.

Position Opportunity in Program Evaluation, State of Nevada, Division of Child and Family Services, Las Vegas (posted 1/25/16)

Please visit the following link to view a position opportunity with the State of NV Division of Child and Family Services Planning and Evaluation Unit. We are recruiting for a part-time licensed psychologist interested in program evaluation.
This Licensed Psychologist I is part time position located in Las Vegas, Nevada with a work schedule of Monday - Friday 8 am-12 noon. This position will be responsible for conducting program evaluation, quality assurance, and quality improvement activities for children's mental health. This position provides technical expertise needed to design and conduct evaluation of programs within DCFS Children's Mental Health and in the community. This position evaluates the effectiveness of services and develops and monitors adherence to quality standards. The position develops policies and procedures, determines and evaluates service delivery goals, and ensures that internal and external providers meet policy and regulatory standards. May participate in or lead workgroups with multiple agencies and community partners in order to interpret relevant legislation and create policies and procedures for implementation. This position may administer, score, and interpret standardized measures for program evaluation. This position will design and compose aggregate and individual program reports. This position is familiar with clinical assessment methods. This position may develop and conduct training within DCFS Children's Mental Health and in the community on clinical assessment methods, clinical topics, best practice, and evidence informed intervention approaches and practices utilizing a system of care approach. Training may be provided to a broad array of practitioners that could range from mental health clinicians to specialized foster care parents. Professional duties are performed in accordance with license requirements of the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners.