Supportive Oncology Psychology - Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Medical College - Main Campus | Psychology

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center is looking for Psychologists in the area of Supportive Oncology. All positions require a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA approved program. Candidates must be eligible for an Illinois license. Faculty rank and salary for all positions will be commensurate with experience.

Primary responsibilities include psychological evaluation and intervention with patients, families, and support of medical staff who are involved in this work. The ideal candidates will have strong clinical skills, experience in psycho-oncology and/or other medical patient populations (e.g., cardiology, rheumatology), as well as high potential to conduct or collaborate in research.

Rush is transforming cancer care with a new state-of-the-art outpatient cancer center, innovative technologies and treatments, advanced clinical trials and a cutting-edge precision oncology program.

This is an exciting time to be part of integrative psychosocial medicine at Rush, as we welcome Dr. Teresa Deshields as our new Supportive Oncology Director. Join us in our mission to improve the health of the patients and the diverse communities we serve with nationally recognized health care, education and research, as well as a commitment to community partnerships.

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.

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