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Boston University Full-Time DBP Psychologist, Boston Medical Center, Boston University in Boston, United States

The Boston Medical Center Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Clinic is seeking a full-time Psychologist to join our interdisciplinary team of developmental-behavioral pediatricians, psychologists, and nurse practitioners. Our program sees children from birth to 22 years with a variety of developmental issues including autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, developmental delay, school challenges including ADHD, learning disabilities and school failure, anxiety disorders, behavioral problems, and more. Consistent with the mission of Boston Medical Center to provider exceptional care without exception, we see a diverse group of children in terms of race/ethnicity, primary language, and socioeconomic status. We are seeking a psychologist who is committed to working clinically with underserved populations and contributing to our interdisciplinary training program. Work will take place in a clinical academic medical center (Boston Medical Center) setting and/or an off-site clinic in Mattapan. Position is available immediately but start date is flexible.

Required Skills

Potential Responsibilities:

  • Perform cognitive, achievement, early development, adaptive, behavior and/or autism evaluations.

  • Provide direct clinical assessment and psychotherapeutic treatment to child clients and their families who are referred to the multidisciplinary feeding clinic for ARFID and pediatric feeding disorders. Services include individual, dyadic (child-caregiver), and group therapy. Provide long-term follow-up care for children and families as appropriate.

  • Provide mentorship and supervision to interdisciplinary trainees.

  • Opportunities to provide individual and family therapy based on interest, including TF-CBT, PCIT and Child Parent Psychotherapy.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

The Department of Pediatrics has 110 faculty and offers a full range of pediatric subspecialty care. The Pediatric Department is a center of excellence for care of children in an urban setting with over 70,000 ambulatory visits per year. Boston University Medical Campus is comprised of Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. The Medical School and Hospital are physically connected and professional hospital staff are on faculty at BUSM. Boston Medical Center is located in Boston’s Historic South End District and provides care to a large urban population with a strong connection to our community health center network.


Candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter/CV to Rachael Charles at with “DBP Psychologist Application” in the subject.

Required Skills

  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology

  • MA Licensed or eligible

  • Fluency in Spanish, and other languages other than English, is highly desirable, but not required

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience