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Cincinnati Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Cincinnati Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
30+ days ago
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Academic - Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor or Staff Psychologist for Eating Disorders, Behavioral Med-Clin Psychology (ID: 145879)

The Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s is seeking an Assistant Professor or Staff Psychologist to join our team serving children and teens with eating disorders in full collaboration with the Division of Adolescent Medicine.

Responsibilities for this position include providing family, individual, and/or group evidenced-based treatment for youth and young adults presenting predominantly with anorexia nervosa, and bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, and other specified feeding or eating disorder. They will participate in safe, effective, and compassionate clinical care.  The individual can independently perform procedures, collect and analyze clinical data, and make decisions regarding patient care (e.g., initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, and prognosis).

The Eating Disorder Program at Cincinnati Children’s is an interdisciplinary, multi-level program serving children, teens, young adults and their families affected by eating disorders. The outpatient program housed within the Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine in partnership with the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, and Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, offers evidence based, coordinated treatment from a group of 10 physicians, 3 psychologists, 2 dietitians, 2 nurse care managers and a psychiatric APRN.  Annual new patient volume approached 600 new cases and a medical stabilization unit at the CCHMC Liberty campus provided over 1,000 patient days of inpatient medical care to malnourished patients last year. Outpatient EDO services include medical treatment for complications of weight loss or purging, family therapy, individual therapy, one-on-one dieticianappointments, personalized meal plans and medication management.

The ideal candidate will have completed a doctorate in clinical or school psychology (APA accredited) and be licensed or license-eligible in Ohio.  At a minimum, candidates should have experience with evidence-based treatment for eating disorders including family-based treatment (FBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT; experience with DBT and ACT would be optimal).  Candidates with postdoctoral training focused on eating disorders are preferred but not required.  Additional preferred competencies include:  1.) understands and supports family-centered care, 2.) appreciates cultural differences and tailors treatment interventions to meet associated needs; and 3.) effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 

Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology Team:

  • 147 Psychologists (79 Faculty and 68 Staff Psychologists)
  • 6 Psychologists in Integrated Primary Care
  • 6 LISW/LPCCs in Integrated Primary Care Community Practices
  • 25 Research Faculty consistently bring in $11 million in grant funding last fiscal year

Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).  Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a CV, letter of interest, and three letters of recommendation by October 1st, 2023 to Avani Modi Ph.D. via ( Please reference Job #138698

Job ID: 70737213

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