Senior Psychologist GZ/U(H)D

Regarding the departure of the current officer, Roessingh is looking for:

Senior Psychologist at GZ/U(H)D (28-36 hours per week)

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In this versatile position, you will work as a Senior Healthcare Psychologist at Ruessing Rehabilitation Center.
You contribute to the development, management and coordination of the multidisciplinary treatment policy in the pain department. As an intrinsic expert, you make an important contribution to the psychological models that form the basis of interdisciplinary therapies. In addition, as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, Health and Technology at the University of Twente (UT), you conduct research in the care of chronic pain patients and the use of technology in positive psychological interventions in chronic conditions. Pain.

Why Rossing and the University of Twente?

Roessingh is a leading innovative rehabilitation center with over thirty years of experience treating patients with chronic pain and has grown to become one of the largest providers of pain rehabilitation services, both inpatient and outpatient. The focus is on caring for patients with very complex problems. Roessingh is the co-founder of the Pain Rehabilitation Network in the Netherlands (NPN) and from there works nationally with other pain rehabilitation centres. Domestically, Roessingh is involved in, among other things, Pain Network Twente.

The University of Twente is an attractive university. Roessingh Research & Development (RRD), a Roessingh research institution, is conducting research with the University of Twente to improve performance and social participation for people with physical or cognitive disabilities using technology. In the field of chronic pain, RRD works with the Department of Psychology, Health and Technology at the University of Twente. This department conducts research and uses psychological knowledge to design and evaluate technological innovations, such as e-health and applications, that contribute to well-being, health and personal care.

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We are looking for

BIG PhD registered at GZ or Clinical Psychologist with an affinity and interest in scientific research in the field of Positive Psychology and Technology. Have sufficient research and publication experience to work at UD or Associate Professor level. You have leadership qualities, a clear vision of chronic pain, and know how to translate that into treatment policy. You have a relevant national (international) network and you know how to strengthen it further. For this position, it is important that you, as a therapist, have knowledge of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

we offer

An interesting and challenging position in the academic climate, where you combine science and clinical practice. You will have the opportunity to grow as a scientist and to immediately implement scientific knowledge into practice. Roessingh offers a permanent contract with a secondment to UT, where you will be assigned to UD or UHD, depending on your experience and publications. The position is evaluated in FWG 75. Other terms of employment are regulated in accordance with the Hospitals Collective Labor Agreement.


For more information about the position, please contact David Soeten, Business Manager (tel: 06-12248200).


You may submit your written application, including CV, by 09/30/2022 To the department of P&O at Roessingh, Attention of Mr. Ab Reitsma, showing vacancy number: 113899. Or apply via select care.

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