Assistant/Associate/Full Professional Practice Professor (NTT) - Thompson Cente

Columbia, MO

University of Missouri - Columbia (MU)

Job Description

The Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Department of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU), seeks psychologists for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professional Practice Professor faculty position.

The faculty member will work primarily full-time in the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, which serves children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other neurodevelopmental conditions, and their families. The position may include the following: conducting psychological or neuropsychological assessments, providing intervention services, and conducting behavioral consultations, in many cases as part of an interdisciplinary team. Other responsibilities include the supervision of trainees, including pre-doctoral psychology interns and postdoctoral fellows, and participation in research activities. For additional information about the Thompson Center and School of Medicine, please visit the following websites: and

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.


Qualified candidates will have a Doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology, or equivalent, from an APA-approved program and will have completed postdoctoral training in child clinical psychology or pediatric psychology prior to the start date. At least one year of experience in an interdisciplinary ASD clinic and applicants who are research reliable on the ADOS-2 and/or ADI-R is preferred, but not required. Additionally, applicants must be licensed in the state of Missouri and fully credentialed through the MU Health System prior to the start date.

Application Materials

Include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae in the attachments area of the application. Additionally, three letters of reference should be emailed to: Official transcripts may be sent directly to Kathryn Shallenberger at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, interested applicants are welcome to contact Dr. Connie Brooks, Ph.D. at or 573-884-5562.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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After careful consideration of COVID-19 virus trends and the overwhelming evidence of COVID-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness, the School of Medicine, along with MU Health Care, the Sinclair School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions, recently announced the decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations by Oct. 1, 2021, for all employees, unless granted a medical or religious exemption.

All new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, you must do so upon acceptance of employment so our team has time to review prior to your scheduled start date. You will not be allowed to begin work until you have submitted proof of vaccination or received an approved medical or religious exemption.

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Posted: 06/24/2022