Monday, January 16, 2012

The University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - 1Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology

The University of Virginia Health Sciences Center - Department of Neurology Postdoctoral Fellowship provides training in clinical neuropsychology. Experiences include neuropsychological assessment of geriatric and adult populations with neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and other dementing illnesses, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, and cerebrovascular accidents. The fellow can also obtain experience and supervision in psychotherapy with patient populations.

The postdoctoral fellow will serve as part of the multidisciplinary assessment team for the department’s Memory and Aging Care Clinic (MACC), James Q. Miller MS Clinic, Neuro-Oncology Clinic and Movement Disorders Clinic. Didactic training is individualized and can include participation in conferences in neuropsychology, neurology, psychiatric medicine and neurosurgery as well as a neuropsychology journal club and courses in the medical school and neuroscience graduate programs. Responsibilities include outpatient and inpatient clinical assessment and involvement in outreach activities through the Department of Neurology. Carol Manning, PhD, ABPP is the director of Behavioral Neuropsychology Lab and Kathleen Fuchs, PhD, ABPP is the director of the postdoctoral fellowship program. Both provide supervision as well as mentoring for archival or prospective research studies.

We will be participating in the APPCN match program and we will be available to interview candidates at INS. Telephone interviews are also available. Please send a letter of introduction/professional goals, cv, and three letter of recommendation, and a sample report (via fax, email, or regular post) to Dr. Fuchs by January 20th. For more information, contact: Kathleen Fuchs, PhD, ABPP-CN Department of Neurology University of Virginia Health Sciences Center (434) 982-4165 (434) 982-1996 (fax)