30+ days ago
Winston Salem, NC
Faculty Position – Director, Memory Counseling Program
The Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine of Wake Forest School of Medicine/Wake Forest Baptist Health is recruiting for a Director of the Memory Counseling Program (MCP). Established in 2011, the MCP provides mental health services and psychosocial support for individuals and families affected by a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia (see https://www.wakehealth.edu/Locations/Clinics/m/Memory-Counseling-Program-Sticht-Center). The MCP is staffed by four mental health professionals (social workers, licensed professional counselors), an administrative coordinator, and 1-2 graduate students. The Director position is endowed by the Rebecca E. Shaw professorship that will provide approximately 50% salary support. The responsibilities of the position will include research, administration/fundraising, and potential clinical practice. The effort associated with each area is negotiable based on the candidate’s experience and interests. This is a tenure-track faculty position.
The following are qualifications for the position:
Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a summary of research interests to John Pantoja at
Jpantoja@wakehealth.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.