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Tenure-track Assistation Professor Positions (posted 1/6/17)

Please see the link below for information on two tenure-track assistant professor positions in the Psychology Department at the University of New Orleans. Review of applications begins on March 1. 

Juvenile Forensic Psychologist and Other Forensic Psychology Positions (posted 12/26/16)

Following reorganization and expansion, we have a number of forensic psychology openings in the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.  All positions require a doctorate from an APA-accredited program and license eligibility.  Feel free to contact me backchannel if you have any questions about these opportunities.  For what it’s worth, the high temperature in Atlanta on December 25 is going to be around 70 degrees.
Supervisory Position

Inpatient hospital forensic director (psychologist) Savannah
Outpatient Positions
Forensic psychologist (evaluator) Atlanta (could be adult forensic psychologist, juvenile forensic psychologist, or hybrid completing evaluations for both populations)
Forensic psychologist (evaluator) North Metro Atlanta area
Forensic psychologist (evaluator) in West/Central GA (Macon or Columbus)
Forensic psychologist (evaluator) in Central/East GA (Athens/Augusta)
Inpatient Positions
Forensic psychologist (treatment and evaluation) Milledgeville
Forensic psychologist (treatment and evaluation) Columbus
Forensic psychologist (treatment and evaluation) Savannah

Faculty Appointment, Child and Adolescent Psychologist, Emory University, Atlanta (posted 11/11/16, start-date 9/1/17)

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Programs, is accepting applications for positions of three (3) Clinical Psychologists, open academic rank. Applications will be reviewed beginning on November 15, 2016 and will be accepted and reviewed until the positions are filled. The rank and track of the position are open, and compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of selected applicant. 
Job Description:  Provide individual and group therapy for Emory Clinic patients. Individual therapy will include CBT, DBT, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, or other short-term therapies.  The individual will form and lead groups.  The person also may conduct couples/parent/family therapy.  Major clinical diagnoses for treatment will include mood, anxiety, and OCD. Teaching of Psychology and Psychiatry trainees is expected as part of the position.  Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to clinical expertise, have demonstrated research and administrative expertise. 

Qualifications:  The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology from an American Psychological Association accredited program and have completed an internship accredited by the American Psychological Association.  The candidate must have a current license to practice by the GA State Board of Examiners of Psychologists or be license-eligible in GA.  The candidate must have an outstanding reputation in the field along with excellent organizational skills. The candidate must have the ability to work successfully in a complex environment and to communicate effectively.  The candidate must have academic qualifications commensurate with an appointment at or above the level of Assistant Professor. Recommended start date:  September 1, 2017 or earlier as appropriate.

A letter of interest and a C.V. may be submitted W. Edward Craighead, Ph.D., J. Rex Fuqua Professor, Vice Chair of Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Programs, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, 12 Executive Parkway, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30329 or via internet to ecraigh@Emory.edu. Initial inquires are also welcome. “EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Employer”

Forensic Psychologist Positions, Office of Forensic Services, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (posted 11/28/15)

1.  Full-time Outpatient Forensic Psychologists to complete forensic mental health evaluations to determine competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility and provide expert testimony (Atlanta and Columbus).
2.  Full-time Outpatient Juvenile Forensic Psychologists to complete juvenile forensic evaluations (competency to stand trial, disposition, and transfer; Columbus, Milledgeville, and Savannah).
3.  Full-time Inpatient Forensic Psychologists to participate on the recovery planning (treatment) team; facilitation of group treatment; develop individualized recovery (treatment) plans; document  treatment progress; complete of face-to-face forensic mental health evaluations to determine competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, and violence risk; prepare reports; provide expert testimony; complete behavioral programming; supervise team leaders and mental health counselors; and related work as assigned (Atlanta, Columbus, Milledgeville, and Savannah).
4.  Full-time Assistant Hospital Forensic Program Director to assist the Hospital Forensic Program Director in the administrative and clinical management of a community forensic evaluation team (adult and juvenile forensic psychologists) as well an inpatient forensic hospital units (competency remediation, civilly committed incompetent defendants, and NGRI acquittees).  Positions require five years of experience as a licensed psychologist and three years of experience as a criminal forensic psychologist (Milledgeville and Savannah).
All positions require completion of an APA-accredited graduate program (There is a proposed Board of Psychology rule change requiring completion of an APA-accredited predoctoral internship for licensure).
Please identify position(s) of interest and send cover letter, vita, and redacted sample forensic report to Denis L. Zavodny, Ph.D., MPA, Office of Forensic Services, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, 2 Peachtree Street NW 23-493, Atlanta, GA 30080;  denis.zavodny@dbhdd.ga.gov ; or (770) 342-7200 (FAX).