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Recruitment Posting: George F. Solomon Endowed Term Chair in Psychobiology
(Posted 7/29/2015)



The Semel Institute at UCLA seeks a research scientist for a full-time mid-career faculty appointment and for consideration for the George F. Solomon Endowed Term Chair in Psychobiology. The Chair will support the teaching and research activities of a faculty member whose expertise, research, and teaching focus will be in psychoneuroimmunology and who will provide leadership in innovative programs in the Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute, and the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. The term of this Chair will be three years. Funding from the Chair may be used to pay salary, or provide support for graduate assistants and postdoctoral fellows, laboratory research, equipment, supplies, educational activities, clinical trials, or other related areas.

It is expected that this faculty appointment, together with the Chair as provided, will promote interdisciplinary research, education, and training opportunities across psychology, neuroscience, and immunology, which together align with the mission of the Cousins Center to advance understanding of the role of psychological well-being for health and recovery from illness, and the translation of such knowledge into effective behavioral strategies that prevent disease, promote healing and enhance well-being across the life span. Candidates must show a sustained record of nationally recognized excellence in interdisciplinary research in psychoneuroimmunology, along with demonstrated leadership and innovation in teaching and research training. Applicant preference will be given be to those at Associate Professor or above.

For further information please contact Michael Irwin, M.D., at ( Deadline for applications is September 1, 2015. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

George F. Solomon Endowed Term Chair in Psychobiology

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Recruitment Details - UCLA Academic RECRUIT 6/18/15, 1:57 PM



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Michael R. Irwin, M.D.
Cousins Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Distinguished Professor of Psychology, UCLA College of Letters and Sciences
Director, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, Semel Institute for Neuroscience
Director, Mindful Awareness Research Center
300 UCLA Medical Plaza #3109
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310 825 8281
310 794 9247 fax

Consultative Liaison Psychiatrist, Colorado Permanente Medical Group
(Posted 6/18/2015)


Get more out of your life and your career at the Colorado Permanente Medical Group. We are a physician-managed, integrated, multi-specialty healthcare system. Now is a particularly exciting time to join the team as healthcare changes continue to bring exponential growth and opportunity to KP Colorado.

Currently we have a full-time opening for a BE/BC Inpatient Psychiatrist for our consult-liaison psychiatry service in our Behavioral Health Department. This physician will work at SCL Good Samaritan in Lafayette, near Boulder. Join our collegial team with an excellent support staff that currently practices the future of integrated medicine!

This physician will provide psychiatric consultation for patients admitted to the medical/surgical service of the hospital as well as to the Emergency Department. Additional duties include coverage on the inpatient psychiatry service at least one weekend per month as well providing vacation and other coverage for the consultation-liaison service at SCL St. Joseph Hospital. Other duties may include virtual consultation to primary care offices and other emergency rooms. Experience in C/L is required, sub-specialty certification is preferred.

The advantages of working with us include our comprehensive network of support, state-of-the-art electronic medical records system (HealthConnect -'Epic-based and EPIC ASAP), collegial team environment and excellent compensation and benefit package.

Kaiser Permanente Colorado has been named the #1 Commercial Health Plan, #1 Medicare Health Plan in Colorado and earned top level Patient-Centered Medical Home designation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Our members have rated the organization's health plan highest in member satisfaction in Colorado for a fifth consecutive year, according to J.D. Power and Associates.

You'll also enjoy living in Colorado, an area known for its beautiful natural attractions and four season recreational amenities. Our mild temperatures and diverse culture make us an ideal place for those who love a community rich in arts and entertainment.

Must be BC/BE in Psychiatry. Experienced physicians are encouraged to apply.  


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Clinical Psychologist - Assistant Professor - University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute - PsychoOncology
(Posted 5/26/2015)


PhD - Clinical Psychologist - Cancer

Faculty opportunities in the Biobehavioral Oncology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center) for a license-eligible clinical psychologist interested in combining research and clinical work with cancer patients and their families (Psycho-oncology, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine).

Outstanding clinical skills and experience with chronic disease patients are requirements, as is a strong track record of research productivity.

Individuals with interest and expertise in randomized intervention trials, and/or psychobiological mechanism studies in patient-centered research are strongly encouraged to apply. Specific training and clinical experience in psycho-oncology is a plus. The successful candidate will evidence a dedication to clinical care, as well to collaborative interdisciplinary research, and have an appreciation of the power of translational perspectives. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants should apply electronically by sending: 1) a curriculum vita; 2) a letter of interest clearly describing how their background would synergize with ongoing clinical care and cancer-related research at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as highlighting qualifications, areas of expertise, and future goals; 3) names and contact information for three references. Email:

Review of applications will begin immediately with the goal of recruitment as soon as possible. The University of Pittsburgh (, ranked 7th nationally in NIH funding, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.



Spectrum Health Medical Group Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Psychiatry, seeking a fellowship trained Adult Psychosomatic Medicine Psychiatrist
(Posted 4/17/2015)


Spectrum Health Medical Group Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Psychiatry, is seeking a fellowship trained Adult Psychosomatic Medicine Psychiatrist to join our team.

We are looking for an energetic individual with good teamwork skills to provide consultative and continuous psychiatric services in the areas of primary care, oncology, cardiology, solid organ transplant, neurology, and other integrated medical settings.  This position will interact with physicians from other medical specialties as well as clinical health psychologists and social workers to round out comprehensive care teams that aim to deliver team-based patient-centered care. 

There will be opportunity to supervised and teach psychiatry residents, medical students, and physician assistant students.  There will also be opportunity to develop and establish a board-certified psychosomatic fellowship program.  This position is affiliated with Michigan State Medical School and faculty clinical/academic titles will apply as appropriate.  There will not be any after-hour on-call requirements for this position.

The applicant must have or be in the process of obtaining board certification in psychiatry.  Completion of a psychosomatic fellowship is preferred. 

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system, based in West Michigan, offering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of 11 hospitals including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital; 170 ambulatory and service sites; 1,080 employed physicians and advanced practice providers including members of the Spectrum Health Medical Group; and Priority Health, a 575,000-member health plan. Spectrum Health is West Michigan’s largest employer with 21,400 employees. The organization provided $250 million in community benefit during its 2013 fiscal year. In 2014, Spectrum Health was named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems® by Truven Health Analytics.


Those who wish to discuss this opportunity further may contact Spectrum Health physician recruitment at 800.788.8410/Beth Brackenridge, physician recruiter at 616.486.6604.

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