Mar 26, 2019

Clinical Psychologist

  • Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)
  • Okinawa, Japan
Full time Research

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated English-speaking clinical psychologist to join a research team investigating the nature, causes and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The clinical psychologist will be responsible for coordinating and conducting research diagnostic and neuropsychological assessments with children participating in the research unit’s projects. The unit encourages the professional growth of individual staff and continuing education opportunities are provided.
OIST ( is a dynamic new graduate university in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. English is the official language of the University.

1. Recruitment and assessment of English-speaking children (age 6-12 years) and their families
2. Scoring and management of assessment data, and preparation of research assessment reports
3. Supervision of report writing by Unit research technicians, postdoctoral fellows, and research students, and unit outreach activities as appropriate

1. Applicants must have graduate qualifications in clinical psychology and be licensed/registered in the state/country in which they trained or reside
2. Applicants must have had training and experience in the assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental and externalizing behavior disorders, particularly ADHD
3. Native-level spoken and written English
4. Preference given to applicants with at least 2 years of post-doctoral/qualification experience in conducting assessments and providing clinical supervision

1. Curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining relevant experience
2. Sample assessment report
3. University transcripts
4. The names and contact information for three referees.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Starting date is negotiable. The position is available for two years in the first instance and may be extended. Salary and benefits are competitive.
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More information about the research unit:
Questions and application to: Professor Gail Tripp (


Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)


Human Developmental Neurobiology Unit

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