Director, Child and Adolescent Testing Service (CATS) (122 views)

Cambridge, MA
February 2, 2024

Director, Child and Adolescent Testing Service (CATS)

At McLean Hospital

McLean Hospital, America’s top ranked freestanding psychiatric hospital, is inviting applications for a part-time (20 hour/week) Director of our Child and Adolescent Testing Service, in Cambridge, MA.

The Director position includes administrative, clinical, and training responsibilities. The Director oversees the general operation of CATS and reports to the Director of Ambulatory Services at McLean. The Director’s responsibilities include developing operational procedures, tracking financials to support achievement of financial goals, and hiring neuropsychological and educational staff. Clinical requirements include conducting assessments with the post-doctoral fellow and maintaining appropriate medical records. The Director also helps to oversee the Post-Doctoral Training program and to provide supervision and didactic experiences to support the professional development of the post-doctoral fellows.

Neuropsychological training, experience, and expertise along with extensive work with assessment of complex psychological and neuropsychological disorders is required. Expertise in neuropsychological, academic, and projective psychological assessments is also necessary along with experience with special education practices and school support services. The successful candidate will have strong organizational, planning, and leadership skills and previous experience with post-doctoral training in neuropsychology.

Salary and recruitment package in accordance with Hospital policies, and a Harvard Medical School appointment at the academic rank of Lecturer, Instructor or Assistant Professor (full or part time) will be contingent on meeting the requirements for an HMS appointment and candidate qualifications including licensure.


  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree in clinical psychology from an accredited university or school of psychology with current licensure in Massachusetts.
  • A two-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychological assessment is also required along with at least 5 years professional experience in neuropsychological and psychological testing.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae along with the names and addresses of three references by email to: Jennifer White, PhD, Child and Adolescent Testing Service Director, McLean Hospital. Email and the Registrar and Professional Staff Office at

All McLean team members are expected to consistently demonstrate our values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

A member of Mass General Brigham.

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