UT Health Associate/Full Professor, Director of Research -The Children's Learning Institute (CLI) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Associate/Full Professor, Director of Research -The Children's Learning Institute (CLI)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Associate Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 170000G5

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - Children's Learning Institute (CLI) invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position. Successful candidates will have expertise in individual learning needs of children and adolescents. This includes researchers whose work focuses on one or more of the following: special education, physical disabilities, developmental or behavioral problems, autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and learning disabilities such as dyslexia.

Candidates should have an established record of methodologically rigorous research and success or potential for obtaining extramural funding. This position is a 12-month position with an initial appointment of 3 years. When grants and contracts offset salary, this package can provide protected salary coverage in later years. Continuation of this appointment is contingent upon the availability of funding, Institute needs, and satisfactory performance in the position. Duties include research and service with the option of clinical collaboration with the Dan L. Duncan Neurodevelopmental Clinic ( https://www.childrenslearninginstitute.org/clinics/dan-l-duncan-childrens-neurodevelopmental-clinic )

Position Key Accountabilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

•Serving as the special needs expert for ongoing research projects (including research studies and technical assistance projects).

•Providing expertise in instruction, services and assessment of academic and behavioral skills of children with high- or low-incidence disabilities.

•Providing expertise for educators, administrators, researchers, and curriculum developers in school- and home-based services for children at risk or who have an identified disability and their family.

•Researching and publishing in top-tier journals by assuming a leadership role in developing an independent research program as well as building collaborative projects with existing faculty members

•Working collaboratively with faculty at CLI to write grants and secure funding to carry out the research mission of CLI.

•Participating in post-doctoral training opportunities.

•Contributing to the University's research and teaching mission.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a Ph.D in education, psychology or a related field is required.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

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