University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

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Regular Full-Time
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COM PSY & AR State Hospital Partnership
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The Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), invites applications for a forensic psychologist position at the Arkansas State Hospital adjacent to UAMS.  This position will provide court ordered forensic evaluations, in both outpatient and inpatient settings; courtroom testimony may occasionally be required.  Opportunity for a faculty appointment and development of a research program exists.  Competitive salary and benefits. 


This role in the department will include, although not limited to, conducting forensic assessments at the Arkansas State Hospital. This is a superb opportunity for someone to build a strong and successful academic career and to make significant contributions to their disipline, department, and to the College of Medicine.



Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a doctorate in psychology, have received a certificate of completion from a 12 month postdoctoral fellowship in forensic psychology, and be licensed or license-eligible in Arkansas.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Occasionally
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Frequently
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Dust