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CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
(Posted 11/5/2014)

Description:

The Department of Behavioral Science at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks a department chair with Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.P.H., Dr.P.H. or equivalent degree in Psychology, Behavioral Science, Public Health, or related fields to further expand and strengthen interdisciplinary, collaborative research programs between behavioral scientists and other disciplines. The candidate must be an established scientist with a distinguished record in cancer research, prevention and/or population sciences.

MD Anderson’s Behavioral Science department is widely considered a leading program of its kind in a cancer center and a model for this field. The department includes hallmark programs in tobacco cessation, as well as extensive expertise in the psychosocial aspects of cancer care, survivorship, prevention, genetic testing, and patient communications.  There are opportunities for future growth, including expansion of existing programs, initiation of new research programs and faculty recruitment in unrepresented or under-represented areas relevant to cancer prevention. Examples of growth areas are our Center for Energy Balance and the wide range of efforts developing from the Cancer Prevention Platform that supports the institution’s Moon Shots Program. As a Texas institution, MD Anderson has access to funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), which has resulted in $190 million in grants to MD Anderson as of Oct. 1, 2014.

The chair will be responsible for all aspects of department functions, including research (and clinical) oversight, translational direction, faculty recruitment, faculty/staff development, and fiscal oversight including an array of activities regarding budgeting, grants management, and financial compliance. Preference will be given to candidates with prior administrative experience, a record of innovative scholarly activities and publications, and who have demonstrated independent and/or collaborative research. Additionally, this position entails responsibility for providing a balanced and integrated educational program for fellows, postdoctoral trainees and students in, or rotating through, the department. 

The position includes membership in the leadership team of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership in interacting with stakeholders both within and outside their institution, planning and assessing programs, developing plans to resolve operational issues, and managing financial and human resources.

Applications should include a letter of interest that conveys his or her qualifications for the position, as well as a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of at least three references. All applications and nominations should be submitted by Jan. 1, 2015 to:

Jennifer Anderson, Administrator, Behavioral Science Chair Search Committee

Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

1515 Holcombe Blvd – Unit 1492; Houston, TX 77030

Email: jaanders@mdanderson.org 

 

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Contact:

Jennifer Anderson, Administrator, Behavioral Science Chair Search Committee
Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd – Unit 1492; Houston, TX 77030
Email: jaanders@mdanderson.org 

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist
(Posted 10/24/2014)

Description:

The Department of Psychiatry & Psychology at the Cleveland Clinic seeks a board-certified psychiatrist to join the consultation-liaison psychiatry service to meet the needs of expanding services within the Cleveland Clinic Health System.  Board certification / eligibility in psychosomatic medicine is encouraged although not required.

The position will involve a full-time commitment to psychiatric consultations on the inpatient medical and surgical services at our main campus and regional hospitals with the possibility of outpatient specialty clinics. Additional responsibilities include clinical and didactic training of medical students, psychiatric residents and consultation-liaison fellows.  Aptitude for research is desired. 

Academic appointments are available through the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. 

The CCF Department of Psychiatry & Psychology is an academic psychiatry service rated by U.S. News & World Report Magazine among the best psychiatric services in the country.  It delivers a full-spectrum of emergency, outpatient, inpatient and partial hospitalization services while operating a busy psychiatric residency and participating in the training of medical students of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

This dynamic position commands an extremely competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package including medical malpractice coverage and a collegial work environment.

To apply online, please click here and be sure to submit your CV. 

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  Cleveland Clinic is a smoke/drug free work environment.

Contact:

To learn more, interested candidates should contact:

Leo Pozuelo, M.D., FACP, FAPM
Section Head, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Vice Chair Clinical Services
pozuell@ccf.org

Web Address:

https://www.practicematch.com/CareerCenter/Opportunities/Display.cfm?OpportunityID=453981&RemainEmbedded=1&NewSearch=true

Email Address:

 Leo Pozuelo, M.D., FACP, FAPM: pozuell@ccf.org

Full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor at University of Colorado Denver, Downtown Denver Campus, Department of Psychology
(Posted 10/14/2014)

Description:

The Department of Psychology at the University of Colorado Denver, Downtown Denver Campus, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August, 2015. Review of applications will begin in November, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. We are seeking an outstanding scholar and teacher to fulfill important roles in both our APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology and our undergraduate psychology program. We are interested in applicants with background and research interests in Clinical Health Psychology (broadly defined) who have acquired a strong record of research productivity and show potential for extramural funding. Candidates with research in all areas of clinical health psychology will be considered. Individuals with research in health disparities or cultural diversity are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor and supervise undergraduates and clinical psychology graduate students, and participate in various service activities. We particularly encourage candidates who can enhance the department's commitment to diversity and multiculturalism through research, teaching, and outreach. The position requires a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program and the applicant must be licensed or license-eligible to practice as a clinical psychologist in the state of Colorado. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Please refer to the department website for more information on our programs http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/CLAS/Departments/psychology/Pages/Psychology.aspx.

Contact:

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package (http://www.cu.edu/pbs/). Interested applicants can refer to http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/89311 for a more detailed description of the position and information regarding the application process. Email inquiries regarding procedures can be directed to Kimberly.Hill@ucdenver.edu. More specific questions may be directed to the Search Chair at Kristin.Kilbourn@ucdenver.edu.

Web Address:

http://www.optimismresearch.net/postdoc.htm

POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLAR at University of Kentucky: Psychological and Physiological Health in Aging
(Posted 10/14/2014)

Description:
The Department of Psychology has an opening for a post-doctoral research scholar beginning August 15, 2015. The scholar will work with Dr. Suzanne Segerstrom on NIH-funded longitudinal research on the relationships among psychological, psychophysiological, and immunological health in older adults, with foci on personality, self-regulation, pain, inflammation, and immunological aging. NIH pay scale, benefits, and annual conference travel provided. A full description of the position can be found at http://www.optimismresearch.net/postdoc.htm

Web Address:
http://www.optimismresearch.net/postdoc.htm

Clinical Research Scientist
(Posted 10/2/2014)

Description:
Omada Health is hiring a Clinical Research Scientist in San Francisco to direct research on online evidence-based treatments like Prevent. This is an 'in-house academic' position: conducting/managing clinical trials, NIH grants, and data analysis. Make a real-world impact on millions of people: http://bit.ly/1u25ZFn

Web Address:
http://bit.ly/1u25ZFn

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
(Posted 9/17/2014)

Description:
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 biobehavioral and sociocultural aspects of cancer, cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, obesity, metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes. Ph.D. in Psychology required. Department has an APA accredited clinical training program and the Psychological Services Center, a training clinic, is housed in the Department and serves as the base for several of the department's research-based specialty clinics. Interest in minority health disparities research would be viewed favorably. Division has an NIH pre- and post-doctoral training grant in behavioral medicine approaches to cardiovascular disease and has close affiliation with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University's Clinical and Translational Science Institute. 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 community populations and ethnic/racial minority patients via the Department's Behavioral Medicine Research Center. The Department also has an MRI research facility and encourages brain imaging research related to health and disease. Although a clinical degree is not required, we would look positively upon applicants with Ph.D. from an APA accredited clinical psychology program. Appointment at rank higher than Assistant Professor requires experience and qualifications commensurate with rank. For more information about the Division and its newest initiatives in neuroimaging and the Hispanic Community Health Study, go to: http://www.psy.miami.edu/graduate/health/research.phtml. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Contact:
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 Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

Web Address:
http://www.psychology.pitt.edu

Email:
Jana Iverson jiverson@pitt.edu

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist
(Posted 9/14/2014)

Description:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has an outstanding Consultation-Liaison Transplant Psychiatry faculty opening within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences. In the past year, Cedars-Sinai has set a new standard for heart transplants with 119 transplants, more than any other US medical center. Strong liver, kidney and lung transplant programs round out our busy transplant service that performed 400 solid organ transplants in 2013. This year alone we will evaluate more than 1,000 new patients for transplantation and place more than 700 patients on the transplant waiting lists. These robust clinical volumes enable the recruitment of an additional Transplant Psychiatrist. The successful candidate will work with a superb multidisciplinary team of Transplant Physicians and Surgeons, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers and Nurses in both the Inpatient and Outpatient setting. The Transplant Psychiatrist will be involved with both inpatient and outpatient Psychiatric evaluation of Solid Organ Transplant patients prior to Transplant and will provide patient care during perioperative and postoperative treatment.

Minimum position requirements include a medical degree from an accredited medical school and board certification (or eligibility) in Psychiatry. Board certification (or eligibility) in Psychosomatic Medicine is preferred. Applicants must have or be eligible for unrestricted California medical licensure and meet requirements of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Medical Staff membership. Academic appointment is through the Cedars-Sinai Professorial Series.

Contact:
If you are interested in this opportunity to join a flourishing clinical, teaching and research environment, please send your Curriculum vitae to: Dr. Itai Danovitch c/o Academic.Recruiting@cshs.org

Cedars-Sinai encourages and welcomes diversity in the workplace. AA/EOE

Web Address:
Dr. Itai Danovitch Academic.Recruiting@cshs.org

Chief of Integrative Care and Psychosomatic Medicine
Alan Stoudemire Endowed Professor
(Posted 8/29/2014)

Description:
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
Davis, CA

The UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting a professor in the clinician/educator series to become the Chief of Integrative Care and Psychosomatic Medicine and the holder of the Alan Stoudemire Endowed Professorship. The applicant should have an extensive publication record in psychosomatic medicine and integrative care and be viewed as a leader in this field. The candidate would be expected to expand integrative and collaborative care at UC Davis. Knowledge and experience in implementing integrative care models in various medical settings and in rural communities is desired. The candidate will be responsible for developing a comprehensive integrative care educational program for residents in five of the department’s training programs: general psychiatry, family medicine psychiatry, internal medicine psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and psychosomatic medicine. Experience in providing clinical services to culturally diverse populations and to disadvantaged individuals is highly desired. Knowledge and experience in working with primary care physicians in outpatient settings is important. Experience in providing consultation psychiatry services to patients in the emergency room or in the hospital is essential. The candidate should have experience working with medical specialties such as transplant surgery, cancer, palliative care, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and neurology. Knowledge in the use of newer technologies such as telemedicine and use of the electronic medical record is highly desired. The candidate must be board certified in psychiatry and eligible for a medical license in the state of California.

Screening of complete applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 30, 2014. More information can be found on the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: www.imsearch.com/5156. Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters should be submitted via the same website. Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.

Deborah Hodson, Lindsay Gold and Heather Vickery
Isaacson, Miller
1000 Sansome Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415.655.4900 | Fax: 415.655.4905

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity.

Department of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach announces a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2015 in Clinical Science.
(Posted 8/28/2014)

Description:
Requirements include PhD in Clinical Psychology or related discipline; prior college teaching; publication; and service. Duties include teaching in specialty area, conducting research that incorporates students, and service. For complete position description with details on Minimum and Desired Qualifications, Duties, Required Documentation, etc., see https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4448. Application review begins November 1, 2014.

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