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Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(Posted 03/25/14)

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) seeks a dynamic academic leader for the position of Chair of its internationally renowned Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

The Chair will have academic, clinical, research and administrative responsibilities of the Department. The Chair will lead the continued development of the Department's Services, which currently include Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences, and Immigrant Health & Cancer Disparities. The ideal candidate will have a track record of superior clinical service, academic accomplishment, excellence in teaching and leadership, and outstanding communication skills. Individuals should have the vision to integrate and advance the science and practice of psychosocial care for people affected by cancer. S/he will work closely with members of other departments to foster a culture of outstanding, patient-centered care that builds on teamwork, value and MSKCC standards.

The candidate must be eligible for medical licensure in New York, possess appropriate board certification in Psychiatry, and be qualified for an appointment for the faculty of MSKCC.

Hedvig Hricak

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and bibliography to: Hedvig Hricak, M.D., Ph.D. Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Search c/o Clara Irizarry, MPA Academic Administrative Manager Office of Academic Recruitment, MH Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Office: (212) 639-5819 E-Mail:

MSKCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion of all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Psychoneuroimmunology
(Posted 01/24/14)

The Ohio State University Stress and Health in Pregnancy Laboratory (PI: Lisa Christian, PhD) is seeking a full-time post-doctoral research fellow interested in effects of stress on immune and neuroendocrine function in the perinatal period. The laboratory is based at the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The successful candidate will prepare original manuscripts using data from established and ongoing datasets involving stress, depression, racial disparities, neuroendocrine and immune parameters, and health outcomes in pregnant women and their children. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing hypotheses, analyzing data, and leading the manuscript writing process for empirical papers related to psychoneuroimmunology in pregnancy and postpartum. The person in this position will also assist with recruitment, data collection, and data consolidation for ongoing projects, conduct literature reviews to increase knowledge and discover new research trends and methods, plan and design research to test new hypotheses, and interview, supervise, and train members of the research team. Prior training in clinical psychology, health psychology, developmental psychology, child psychology, and/or psychoneuroimmunology is required. Interested individuals should send a current CV, names of three references, and a one page letter of interest describing their research training, interests, and short- and long-term career goals to:

Web Address:


Lisa M. Christian, PhD
Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Psychiatry, Psychology, and Obstetrics & Gynecology
112 The Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research
460 Medical Center Drive
Columbus, OH, 43210

We are committed to improving people's lives through personalized health care.

Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychology at the University of Arizona
(Posted 11/2713)

The Department of Psychology at the University of Arizona seeks to hire an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology. We are particularly interested in candidates with a proven research program in intervention science that has clear connections to other areas of focus in our department, especially health psychology and/or psychopathology. Applications from all qualified intervention researchers will be considered, including those from advanced Assistant Professors or others with an established record of research productivity.

The University of Arizona's Clinical Psychology program follows a clinical science training model. We are a founding member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science and jointly accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accrediting System and the American Psychological Association. We aim to recruit an exceptional scientist who can contribute to undergraduate instruction and can provide training in our doctoral program.

Located in the beautiful desert Southwest, Tucson is nestled between the Catalina and Tucson Mountains and Saguaro National Park. This bicycle friendly city is known for its arts, music, food, and has a rich history of cultural diversity

The University of Arizona and Department of Psychology are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Web Address:

John JB Allen

Applicants should submit materials outlining research and teaching interests and experience, and a CV to job 53991 at Applicants should also submit representative publications, preprints, and arrange for three or more letters of recommendation to be emailed to We will begin review of materials on December 15, but applications submitted after that date will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries are welcome, and can be addressed to John JB Allen, Chair, Clinical Search Committee (

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the area of psychobiology of patient quality of life and caregiver stress
(Posted 10/28/13)

The Behavioral Immunology and Endocrinology Laboratory at the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellow. This fellowship with be with Dr. Mark Laudenslager who recently received a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) contract to investigate by RCT an enhanced cognitive behavioral stress management program for caregivers of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients to improve quality of life in the patients as well as the caregivers. The fellowship will be embedded within this study which tracks both behavior (patients and caregivers) and biomarkers including inflammation, HPA regulation, and telomere regulation (caregivers). The fellow will have opportunities for experiences in psychosocial oncology, palliative care, behavioral genetics, and psychoneuroimmunology/endocrinology. The fellow will be responsible for oversight of this project which is poised to begin in the next three months. The fellow must demonstrate creativity, an ability to work independently, manage a well integrated investigative team, contribute significantly to publications from this and other projects, and present data at scientific meetings. The position is open immediately and is funded (with benefits) at current NIH postdoctoral levels based on experience.

Dr. Mark Laudenslager -

Send a current CV and names of three references to

Open-Rank Faculty position in Biobehavioral Health at Penn State; emphasis on Child Maltreatment research
(Posted 10/28/13)

The Department of Biobehavioral Health (BBH; in the College of Health and Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured faculty position. The position is part of the Children, Youth and Family Consortium (CYFC) cluster hire in Child Maltreatment and will be co-funded by the CYFC. We are looking for an experienced researcher who, in addition to directing his/her program of research, is in a position to mentor and collaborate with others. The successful candidate should have an ongoing research program on the physiological sequelae of child/adolescent maltreatment, with a special focus on the neurobiological processes and health consequences in individuals exposed to early maltreatment. The ideal candidate would be ready to join BBH with tenure, but seasoned junior scholars are strongly encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in scholars who use innovative methodologies to assess neural and/or other biological processes associated with child maltreatment and who apply their findings in translational and/or clinical research settings.

This individual will have access to research facilities including the department's shared Biomarker Core Lab (BCL) along with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI;, the Social, Life, and Engineering Sciences Imaging Center (SLEIC;, The Methodology Center, and The Huck Institutes for the Life Sciences. Opportunities for collaboration also exist across the College and University with multiple academic units (e.g., Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, School of Nursing, Hershey Medical Center, Biology) and centers within the emergent Network on Child Protection and Well-Being (e.g., Prevention Research Center, Child Study Center, Center for the Protection of Children, and the Center for Children and the Law). The position involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should have a strong record of scholarly research commensurate with their experience, and will be expected to either possess or establish a record of external research funding, and to engage in professional service.

The Department of Biobehavioral Health consists of a transdisciplinary faculty studying the intersection of biological, behavioral, social/cultural, and environmental factors involved in health across the life span. The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate in Neuroscience, Psychology, Biology or related discipline and evidence of strong scholarly accomplishments.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Web Address:

Jodi Heaton -

To apply, send a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, names of three professional references, and supporting materials (e.g. reprints, preprints) to: Jodi Heaton at or Ms. Jodi Heaton, The Pennsylvania State University, Biobehavioral Health Department, 219 Biobehavioral Health Building, University Park, PA 16802. Please indicate "Child Maltreatment - BBH search" in the subject line of email correspondence.

Consulation/Liaison Position
(Posted 10/25/13)

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Applicants should submit their CV to each of the following:
Stephanie Cavanaugh, MD -
Charles Hebert, MD -
Erin Webb, Faculty Recruiter - 312.942.7023 or 312.563.2197

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
(Posted 10/16/13)

University of Miami, Division of Health Psychology seeks a tenure track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, whose research interests complement or expand upon current faculty interests in cancer, cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes. Ph.D. in Psychology required. Interest in minority health disparities research would be viewed favorably. Appointment at rank higher than Assistant Professor requires experience and qualifications commensurate with rank. Division has close affiliation with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University's Clinical and Translational Science Institute and has an NIH pre- and post-doctoral training grant in behavioral medicine approaches to cardiovascular disease. Special interest in applicants who have established an independent research program and would benefit from conducting research in an interdisciplinary setting with ready access to ethnic/racial minority patients and community populations via the Department's Behavioral Medicine Research Center. For more information about the Division and its newest initiatives in neuroimaging and the Hispanic Community Health Study, go to: <>. Department has an APA accredited clinical training program and would look positively upon clinical applicants with Ph.D. from an APA accredited clinical psychology program. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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Applicants should send a CV, reprints and/or preprints, a statement of research and teaching interests, and 4 letters of reference to: Health Psychology Search Committee, Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P.O. Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124. The University of Miami is located in a culturally diverse and vibrant community. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and has progressive work-life policies. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor
(Posted 10/15/13)


(University Tenure Line or Medical Center Line)

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor in the Medical Center Line or the University Tenure Line to conduct clinical care, teaching, and research in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine. The position will be based at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System with presence in the Departmental programs on the Stanford campus.

The chosen candidate will be expected to act as a resource for teaching and clinical research, and will be required to have proven clinical, administrative, and clinical research interests in adult psychiatry, in addition to excellence in clinical teaching. They will be expected to take an active role in teaching Stanford psychiatry residents. Clinical and teaching experience in the area of Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry) is required.

Applicants must have a medical degree or equivalent degree, completed training in General Psychiatry, be board-certified in General Psychiatry by July 2012, and possess or be fully eligible for a California medical license. In addition, subspecialty certification or board-eligibility in Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry) is desired.

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criteria for appointment in the Medical Center Line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Stacy Moeder


Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their experiences and interests and the names of three references via e-mail only to:

Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D.
c/o Stacy Moeder
Psychiatry Service MIRECC/WRIISC (151-Y)
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 852-3316

Psychiatrist - Ambulatory Clinic * Part Time
(Posted 09/11/13)

The Mount Sinai Medical Center, founded in 1852, is a 1,171-bed, tertiary-care teaching facility acclaimed internationally for excellence in clinical care. Located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the center encompasses The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Currently, the Department of Psychiatry has an immediate Part Time opening for a Psychiatrist to work in our HIV ambulatory care clinic and provide outpatient evaluations, as well as assist with the psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic management of patients. Qualified candidates will possess a valid license to practice psychiatry in the State of New York. Spanish speaking applicants and those with psychosomatic medicine fellowship training are preferred.

Along with competitive compensation, this position will include an academic appointment commensurate with experience in the Department of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Web Address:

Dr. Kim Klipstein

Interested applicants should contact: Dr. Kim Klipstein, Director of Behavioral Medicine and Consultation Psychiatry at 212-659-8712 or email your CV to:

Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.

Mount Sinai Medical Center -An EEO/AA-D/V Employer

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