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 psychologist position at the Arkansas State Hospital adjacent to UAMS.  This position will provide clinical services on an 30 bed adult forensic inpatient psychiatric unit. Opportunity for a faculty appointment and development of a research program exists.


This position will include psychological assessments, group and individual psychotherapy, and behavior management/consultation. 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 and be licensed or license-eligible in Arkansas. 


Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to April Coe Hout, PhD, Arkansas State Hospital, 305 S. Palm, Little Rock, AR 72205. UAMS is an inclusive Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. Competitive salary and benefits.

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