Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service seeks applicants for an open track appointment in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery beginning immediately. The position is offered at open rank, appointment level commensurate with academic accomplishment.
This clinically–oriented, full time position emphasizes sports psychology services as part of our Orthopaedic Sports Medicine program and offers the opportunity to see patients on an outpatient basis. Responsibilities will include:
– Provide brief interventions and psychotherapy to address a range of psychological problems including problematic adjustment to injury, depression, anxiety, sleep concerns, disordered eating patterns, and substance use problems.
– Collaborate and consult with Saint Louis University athletic department staff members and/or sports personnel in order to improve patient's post-injury return to sport experience.
– Conduct individual performance enhancement training, individual biofeedback assessment and training, comprehensive sport focused assessments (teams and individuals), team interventions, and specialty workshops upon request.
Based at the Health Sciences Center campus, all faculty have ample opportunity to be involved in teaching medical students, orthopaedic surgery residents, and students in the psychology department. Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology with specialized education and training in clinical sport psychology from an APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology doctoral program is required by appointment start date. Demonstrated academic record of excellence in patient care, teaching, and research is desirable. Must be legally authorized to work in the USA. Position requires a background check for the successful candidate. Faculty have generous benefits, including an excellent retirement package and tuition remission at Saint Louis University.
Interested candidates should apply online at https://jobs.slu.edu and include a CV, description of research plans, and letters of reference. Additionally, please send same to:
Berton R. Moed, M.D., Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
3635 Vista Avenue, 7th Floor Desloge Towers
St. Louis, Missouri 63110-2539
Telephone: (314) 577-8850
For more information about the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, please visit our Web site at http://www.slu.edu.
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Job Status: Full-time Non-tenure Track