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  • Career Opportunities

    University of Mississippi Medical Center offers opportunities for rewarding careers working with medical professionals who are considered leaders in their field.

    Current Career Opportunities

    PSYCHOLOGIST POSITION

    The Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS is recruiting a licensed or license-eligible Psychologist at the assistant or associate professor level for employment within our ACT Center for Tobacco Treatment, Education and Research (non-tenure track). Potential applicants other than psychologists who are able to meet requirements are eligible as well. The candidate should possess interests and experience broadly related to tobacco dependence and its management. The ACT Center is funded primarily by the Mississippi State Department of Health and Mississippi State Legislature to provide clinical services to those interested in quitting tobacco. Educational events are routinely conducted (including our nationally accredited 5-Day Tobacco Treatment Specialist workshop), and a variety of research efforts are ongoing. Responsibilities associated with this position are:

    1. Direct provision of and billing for clinical services.
    2. Supervision and oversight of clinical activities within our statewide tobacco treatment network.
    3. Developing and conducting educational events for healthcare professionals and the public.
    4. Conducting research: the candidate will be expected to participate in our FDA-funded Tobacco Centers of    Regulatory Science (TCORS) grant. Other opportunities include publishing findings based on our large clinical database, the Jackson Heart Study, developing an independent line of research, and other options.
    5. Assisting the director with administrative requirements.

    The University of Mississippi Medical Center, the state’s only academic health science center, is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.

    Please send CV and a brief letter of interest to Thomas J. Payne, PhD at tjpayne1@umc.edu