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MMI, Director of Psychology
The Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation (MMI) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is accepting applications for a clinical psychologist with a proven track record of academic medical center leadership to serve as the Director of Psychology (Academic Rank DOQ). The Director of Psychology will participate with department leadership in overseeing the continued expansion of clinical and educational programming as well as clinical research in key strategic areas that currently include integrated primary care, school-based mental health and ABA services, as well as lifespan intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Essential functions include:
Specific knowledge, skills and abilities:
About MMI Psychology:
The Department of Psychology consists of 23 psychologists, 4 mid-level mental health providers, a large APA-accredited internship, an APPIC psychology fellowship program, and an ABA masters degree program. In addition, the department has an extensive network of integrated primary care clinics across the state with collaborating faculty who participate in training and expanding the behavioral health workforce in rural and underserved Nebraska. The department is a collegial group of clinical educators and clinical researchers who seek to incorporate training and research activities into clinical service delivery within a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary center. Psychology faculty are highly collaborative in clinical, training and research activities within MMI, a UCEDD (University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities) and includes a LEND program (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities). The department is also home to the Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, which is a federally funded collaborative network that supports resource development and dissemination, training and technical assistance, and workforce development to the mental health field.
MMI is one of the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive intellectual and developmental disability centers in the world. MMI’s mission is “to be world leaders in transforming the lives of all individuals with disabilities and complex health care needs, their families and the community through outreach, engagement, premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care”. MMI utilizes an interdisciplinary team approach that assures a comprehensive integration of our four pillars: research, clinical services, education, and community engagement. MMI recently moved in the world’s most advanced, 220,000 sq ft facility for diagnostics and care of individuals with IDD. MMI is one of eight academic units of UNMC. MMI has an annual budget of more than $40M, a grant portfolio of >$16M, approximately 500 employees, and our 17 disciplines provide about 90,000 clinical services each year serving individuals with disabilities and complex medical needs across the lifespan. MMI is a federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and has a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program. MMI provides limitless opportunities for clinical programming, innovative research, and community engagement.
MMI is committed to expanding and supporting a diverse workforce as well as a diverse patient population to reflect the rich diversity in our culture including differences in ability, age, appearance, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, immigration status, language, nationality, race, religion, sex, sexuality, socio-economic status and other personal identities and experiences.
With a metro area population of more than 1 million, Omaha is a vibrant, family centric, affordable city, with committed community partners, fiercely loyal and extremely generous community. Omaha is known for its progressive dining scene, myriad of cultural events, and friendly people. Omaha was recently ranked by Forbes as one of the most livable and affordable cities in the US and ranked by US News in the top 30 Best Places to Live in the US.
To learn more about this opportunity contact Alice Shillingsburg, PhD, Director of iCASD, email@example.com.
Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.
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