Department Description The Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) is a large complex teaching, research and clinical department. The mission of the Department is to improve the health of people using approaches based in epidemiology, biostatistics, economics, and behavioral science through research, educational programs, clinical programs, public service, and policy development. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 2/27/20Salary Range : $44.19 to $58.32Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 50Shift Hour : DayLocation : MIND InstituteCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThis is a 50% variable position. Under general supervision, this position will serve as Psychologist for three large, independent, NIH-funded autism studies (ReCHARGE/ECHO, CHARGE, and MARBLES/ECHO). All of these studies involve collaborations with a number of researchers both within and outside the university. The Psychologist I is expected to perform work at the journey level and is responsible for administering and scoring several specialized behavioral and developmental assessments on children ages 6 months to 19 yr. Additionally, the Psychologist I is charged with directing the training of other staff persons in assessment administration methods, supervising their work both on-site and off-site, creating and standardizing reliability techniques both within and across sites, evaluating data, providing clinical input on diagnostic decisions, attending study visits, and assisting the PI, project manager, and study coordinators with data collection Required Qualifications
Receipt of a Ph.D. in psychology, human development, education, counseling or related area
Knowledge and sound understanding of autism
Demonstrated previous experience assessing children with autism or other developmental disorders
Journey-level knowledge of, and previous experience administering, behavioral and clinical assessments including the ADOS and Mullen
Ability to recognize when more senior-level expertise is needed
Journey level knowledge of scoring up to 15 different developmental and behavioral assessments, and the ability to do so independently
Skill in team-building
Experience training and supervising others on behavioral and developmental assessments
Previous experience carrying out behavioral research with children
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and professionally with subjects and
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
In-depth understanding of the requirements of quantitative research
Must be very flexible and able to work evenings and weekends if needed
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and written skills
High level of familiarity with babies, toddlers, and/or children
Ability to travel to various work locations if it is required in order to attend department or study meetings or participate in special projects, training, etc.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Word and Excel and comfortable learning other computer programs
The completion of, or ability to complete, IRB Human Subjects training and HIPAA training
California State Psychology license desired
Ability to assist phlebotomist during blood draws for both adults and children
Phlebotomy experience desirable, but not required
Research Reliable on ADOS
Must be able to work variable time as needs of position change
Weekend and evening work may be required
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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