at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine
available September 2002

This represents an exciting opportunity for career development by joining a multidisciplinary child abuse team committed to providing the highest caliber clinical services and to conducting state-of -the-art research. This position offers a variety of clinical and research opportunities in the area of child maltreatment. Responsibilities include conducting psychological evaluations of child victims involved in investigations of alleged child abuse and providing individual and/or group therapy to families and children who are victims of child physical and/or sexual abuse. Other opportunities are available to assist in the implementation of research protocols and dissemination of findings. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Psychology with child clinical experience or emphasis. Appointment is a 12-month, full-time position with a variable starting date, and the possibility of renewal for a second year.

UMDNJ, the largest institution of its kind, is our state university of the health sciences, and ranks among the top 100 research universities in the country. The Center, a joint program of the Department of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, has been designated by the State of New Jersey as a Regional Child Abuse Diagnostic and Treatment Center. Salary is competitive, secure and accompanied by an excellent benefit package. Our campus is located in the Philadelphia metropolitan area approximately 8 miles from center city Philadelphia, 1 hour from the beach, 1 1/2 hours from New York City, and 3 hours from Washington, DC. The cost of living is quite reasonable and public schools are excellent.

UMDNJ is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v, and a member of the University Health System of New Jersey.

Candidates should send vita, statement of goals as well as research and clinical interests, three letters of reference, and preprints/reprints to: Esther Deblinger, Ph.D., Clinical Director, Center Children's Support, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine, 42 East Laurel Road, Suite 1100, Stratford, NJ 08084.