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Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Eligibility

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Eligible candidates must be US citizens who have obtained a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited institution and who have completed an APA accredited internship. Successful applicants typically have acquired training focused in neuropsychology at the graduate school and internship levels, and have often (though not always) chosen a dissertation project pertinent to clinical neuropsychology or rehabilitation psychology. Clinical experiences in an inpatient rehabilitation setting are a strength, but not a requirement.

**As a member of APPCN, our program participates in the annual neuropsychology postdoctoral match through National Matching Services. Applicants must register with NMS to participate in the match. Our program abides by APPCN policy that no person associated with TIRR MH/BCM will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant, except when certain exceptions apply (please, review the APPCN Match Policies for further details). TIRR MH/BCM is an Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage applications from members of minority and underrepresented groups in professional neuropsychology.

Our APPCN match program code is 9801.

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Application Requirements

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  1. Letter of interest describing interests and career goals
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A sample de-identified neuropsychological evaluation report
  4. Completed TIRR/BCM Supplemental Application Form
  5. APPCN Doctoral Training Verification Form. Please, note that Baylor College of Medicine is unable to grant employment unless all requirements for conferral of the graduate degree are met. As such, no fellow will be permitted to begin training if her or his dissertation has not been completed.
  6. Three letters of recommendation from supervisors familiar with your work (at least one letter must be from an internship supervisor)
  7. Official graduate transcript
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How to Apply

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The first five (5) items should be emailed in a single PDF file. Letters of recommendation should be emailed directly from the letter writers. It is preferred that graduate transcripts also be received via email directly from the applicant’s institution, but paper-based transcripts are acceptable.

Application materials should be emailed to the attention of Drs. Demireva and Galindo, at TIRRPsychology@memorialhermann.org.

If necessary to use paper mail, please address to:

Petya Demireva, Ph.D.
TIRR Memorial Hermann
1333 Moursund Street
Dept. of Psychology/Neuropsychology H124
Houston, TX 77030-3405

The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. We encourage applicants to send in materials as soon as they are ready, as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. In compliance with APPCN guidelines, all individuals who complete a full application will be notified of their interview status in a timely manner.

It is unclear at this time if INS 2021 in San Diego will continue as planned. Given the continuing uncertainty, TIRR/BCM will plan to conduct interviews remotely, in line with recommendations from the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN) regarding the 2020-2021 interview season related to COVID-19. If the conference is not cancelled, remote interviews will continue to be an option for all applicants. We will also offer the opportunity for applicants to talk with additional faculty over the phone about rotations of interest. Other aspects of the recruitment process, particularly the submission of application materials and match, will continue as they have in other years.

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Diversity and Inclusion

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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and providing patient-centered care.

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