UC Davis Department of Neurology

The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, is recruiting a full-time Clinical Neuropsychologist in the In-Residence series at the Associate or Full Professor rank. Faculty in this series are expected to engage in teaching, independent research, other creative work, and to demonstrate professional competence and activity in the area of neuropsychology, and provide University and public service.

The successful candidate will maintain a program of research that incorporates longitudinal neuropsychological testing, neuroimaging, and other biomedical data to answer questions about cognitive and brain aging among diverse older adults with and without Alzheimer’s disease.

The incumbent will have experience in psychometric test development and/or the evaluation of psychometric test properties, including use of statistical simulation techniques and the evaluation of measurement invariance to assess test bias. The incumbent will also have experience working with complex latent variable models, including, but not limited to, the use of confirmatory factor analysis, multilevel modeling, latent growth curve modeling, latent change score modeling, item response theory, and Bayesian analysis. The incumbent will collaborate, as relevant, in ongoing research projects at UC Davis in the area of cognitive aging and Alzheimer’s disease. S/he will be expected to participate in teaching activities, including teaching and supervision of postdoctoral fellows, neurology residents, medical students and/or other trainees. The incumbent may also be expected to provide some outpatient clinical care as a neuropsychologist performing neuropsychological evaluations. All faculty members are required to provide service to the department and University.

The UC Davis Department of Neurology and UC Davis Health teaching hospital are nationally ranked in US News & World Report. UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center has been funded by the National Institute of Aging for over 25 years and supports many ongoing studies rated to Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders ranging from basic science to clinical observational studies, epidemiological cohort studies and intervention trials. The department of Neurology also has a Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program. The department continues to expand with 50 clinical faculty across all neurological specialties with excellent nursing, staff, social work, and pharmacological support.

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