The San Francisco VA (SFVA) Mental Health Service and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is searching for a clinical/translational research psychiatrist to contribute to our mission to build strong, research-focused clinical programs across its SFVA and UCSF campuses. In support of this goal, the department is committed to recruiting exceptional faculty members with strong records and potential for conducting outstanding clinical and translational research relevant to neuropsychiatric disease, broadly defined, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and/or substance use disorders. Research approaches may include psychological and behavioral sciences (including intervention and prevention sciences, health services, and health disparities research), cognitive and clinical neurosciences (neuroimaging, neurophysiology, and neuromodulation methods), and a consideration of social, environmental, and genetic influences. Desired start date for this position is September 1, 2021, however the start date is flexible and this position will be filled at a faculty rank and series commensurate with experience.
Qualifications • MD, DO • Record of peer-reviewed publications • Record of research grant funding (e.g. K award or imminent application for junior faculty candidates, record of R01 or equivalent funding for senior faculty candidates) • Track record of investigational work in at least one of the clinical or translational sciences • Track record of collaborative approach to research • Track record in teaching and mentoring
Responsibilities • Report to the SFVA Mental Health Associate Chief for Research • Build and direct a clinical and translational research program • Collaborate effectively and develop joint programs with faculty members at the SFVA Medical Center, within the UCSF Department of Psychiatry, other departments at UCSF, and other colleagues to promote clinical and translational research • Participate in medical center, departmental, university, and/or public service • Engage in clinical care activities related to neuropsychiatric research area in support of the VA’s clinical mission.
Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03348, with a CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and three reference contacts.
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: JPF03348
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