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Psychosomatic Medicine Psychiatrist 

The UC Davis Department of Psychiatry is recruiting for an Assistant Health Sciences Clinical Professor to serve as a teaching attending on the departments’ growing psychosomatic clinical service. The Psychosomatic Medicine service includes consultation activities in the following areas: inpatient hospital, emergency department, cancer center, palliative care clinic, transplant clinic, bariatric surgery clinic, Huntington’s disease clinic, 14 primary care clinics, Shriner’s hospital, the county’s Primary Care Clinic, and 4 county mental health clinics. The psychosomatic medicine faculty work closely with emergency medicine, internal medicine, neurology, and pediatrics faculty and staff. The service hosts a psychosomatic medicine fellow, psychiatry residents, residents from other departments and medical students. Experience in teaching and supervising medical students and residents is required. The applicant must be board eligible or certified in general psychiatry, be in possession of a California medical license, and have interest in psychiatric education and training. Completion of a psychosomatic medicine fellowship is desirable but not required. 

For full consideration, applications must be received by March 21, 2015.  

Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae online at  https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00513 .

 

Full Professor, Clinical X (Chief of the Psychosomatic Service and the Alan Stoudemire Professor of Psychosomatic Medicine)

 

The UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting a professor in the clinician/educator series to become the Chief of Psychosomatic Service and the Alan Stoudemire Professor of Psychosomatic Medicine. The Psychosomatic Medicine Endowed Professorship was named after Alan Stoudemire, distinguished psychosomatic medicine professor who made major contributions to the field. Following his death and with support from the health system and the department, the professorship was created to honor his name. It is an administrative professorship that is held by the chief of the psychosomatic service. The major goal of the professorship is to foster academic excellence and research in psychosomatic medicine and consultation. The applicant should have an extensive publication record in psychosomatic medicine and be viewed as a leader in this field. The person should have experience in consultation psychiatry and in collaborative care. The candidate would be expected to establish a major program in collaborative care at UC Davis. Knowledge and experience in implementing collaborative care models in medically underserved areas and in rural communities is desired. The candidate would also be expected to develop collaborative care educational experiences for trainees in a variety of clinical settings. 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. Also, 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 and neurology. Knowledge in the use of new techniques such as telemedicine and the electronic medical record is highly desired.

For full consideration, applications must be received by March 31, 2015.

Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae online at www.imsearch.com/5156.

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Assistant Professor, HSCP (Early Diagnosis Treatment and Research Program)

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor –Early Diagnosis Treatment and Research Program. The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for a Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor in the clinician/teaching series to serve as a licensed clinical psychologist.

The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and have specialized training in the assessment and care of individuals in the early phases of a psychotic illness. This includes individuals with affective and non-affective psychoses who are experiencing psychotic symptoms and those experiencing signs and symptoms of a psychosis risk state. The qualified individual should have at least 2 years specialty experience working in an early psychosis clinical and research setting. The candidate should be trained on diagnostic instruments used in this population, including the SCID and the SIPS. The applicant should have specialized training in clinical interventions, including family psychoeducation and support, and cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis. The applicant should also have established research skills investigating the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying social and occupational disability in early psychosis patients. The candidate must be licensed as a clinical psychologist in the state of California.

Applications should be submitted by February 28, 2015 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until April 6, 2016.

Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00402.
https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry/

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Assistant/Associate, Clinical X (Chief of Psycho-Oncology)


The UC Davis Department of Psychiatry is recruiting an Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry to serve as chief of a new psycho-oncology program. This appointment is in the teaching/research series, otherwise known as Clinical X. Applicants who are psychiatrists or clinical psychologists are eligible to apply. The applicant will be responsible for developing a comprehensive clinical and research program in psycho-oncology, in collaboration with the leadership of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Psychiatry’s Psychosomatic Medicine Service. The candidate should have experience in providing clinical care to patients with cancer in a variety of treatment settings to include an inpatient hospital, outpatient clinics, palliative care programs, and hospice settings. A track record in research involving psychosocial issues associated with cancer is highly desirable. Fellowship training in psychosomatic medicine or palliative care is preferred. The candidate should have experience in designing new clinical or research programs. The applicant should have experience working in multidisciplinary and multispecialty teams. The candidate will be expected to supervise and teach medical students and residents.

License requirements are as follows: board certification in psychiatry and a California medical license are required for psychiatrists, a current California license from the Board of Psychology is required for psychologists.

Applications should be submitted by December 5, 2014 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until December 30, 2014. 

Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00433

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Associate/Full Professor, HSCP (Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)


The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting a Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. This position is at the rank of Associate or full Professor in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series. This series is designed for individuals with outstanding teaching abilities and excellent clinical skills. Individuals in this series are promoted based on the quality of their clinical work and their educational or scholarly accomplishments. The department has a child and adolescent psychiatry residency program with three residents in each year of training. It also provides training to two post-doctoral clinical psychology candidates. In addition to the child and adolescent psychiatry residency training program, the department has five other residency or fellowship programs:  general psychiatry, family medicine / psychiatry, internal medicine / psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and psychosomatic medicine. The department has approximately 80 psychiatrists, psychologists, and researchers. Approximately 20 of these individuals are either child psychologists or child psychiatrists. The department has child-trained faculty and staff physicians working at the MIND Institute, an internationally recognized center for the study of neurodevelopmental disorders. There are opportunities for teaching, clinical services and research at the MIND Institute. The department also provides a multidisciplinary team at Shriners Hospital for Children, which provides care to children with burns, spinal cord injuries and orthopedic conditions. In addition, the department has a child and adolescent psychosomatic medicine clinical service, and a behavioral health center for children where outpatient services are provided. For the County of Sacramento the department provides psychiatrists and child psychologists to staff a child and adolescent psychiatry service (CAPS) and a minor emergency response team (MERT). The successful candidate will oversee the faculty and clinical staff who work at all these settings and will provide leadership for the education, research and clinical activities in the department. The candidate will also interact with approximately 20 volunteer clinical faculty who are involved in the teaching and supervision of the child psychiatry residents. The candidate should have experience working in multidisciplinary teams and in collaborating with faculty in other departments. The candidate should also have experience working in multicultural settings and in community psychiatry settings. Teaching medical students and residents will be an important element of the position. Together with the child psychiatry residency training director, the chief of child and adolescent psychiatry will oversee the residency program. The candidate must be Board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. A California medical license is required.

Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2014 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until March 1, 2015. 

Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae online at  https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00409.

https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry/

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Assistant/Associate Professor, HSCP (Child Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic)

The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciencfes is recruiting for a Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor in the clinician/teaching series to serve as a teaching attending in its Outpatient Clinic.  The appointment is in the health sciences clinical professor series. The applicant will be supervising child and adolescent psychiatry residents and general psychiatry residents with their child and adolescent cases. The candidate will also evaluate and treat their own patients. Experience in teaching and supervising residents and medical students is required. Board certification in general psychiatry and completion of a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship are required. Board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry is highly desired. A California Medical license is required. The Department of Psychiatry has approximately 50 residents in six residency training programs and 80 faculty and staff psychiatrists and psychologists. The Department’s Outpatient Clinic has approximately 15,000 patient visits per year. The Department provides a stimulating teaching and research academic environment and serves a culturally diverse population. See www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry

For full consideration, applications must be received by December 01, 2013.  However, the position will remain open until filled through February 28, 2014.
Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00174

https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry/

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, HSCP (Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic)

The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for a Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor in the clinician/teaching series to serve as a teaching attending in its Outpatient Clinic.  The appointment is in the health sciences clinical professor series. The applicant will be supervising general psychiatry residents with their child and adolescent cases. The candidate will also evaluate and treat theirown patients. Experience in teaching and supervising residents and medical students is required. Board certification in general psychiatry and a California Medical license is required. The Department of Psychiatry has approximately 50 residents in six residency training programs and 80 faculty and staff psychiatrists and psychologists. The Department’s Outpatient Clinic has approximately 15,000 patient visits per year. The Department provides a stimulating teaching and research academic environment and serves a culturally diverse population. See www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry

For full consideration, applications must be received by December 01, 2013.  However, the position will remain open until filled through February 01, 2014.
Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00169
 
https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry/

 The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, HSCP (Psychosomatic Medicine Psychiatrist)

The UC Davis Department of Psychiatry is recruiting for an Assistant/Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor to serve as a teaching attending on the departments’ growing psychosomatic clinical service. The Psychosomatic Medicine service includes consultation activities in the following areas: inpatient hospital, emergency department, cancer center, palliative care clinic, transplant clinic, bariatric surgery clinic, Huntington’s disease clinic, 14 primary care clinics, Shriner’s hospital, the county’s Primary Care Clinic, and 4 county mental health clinics. The psychosomatic medicine faculty work closely with emergency medicine, internal medicine, neurology, and pediatrics faculty and staff. The service hosts a psychosomatic medicine fellow, psychiatry residents, residents from other departments and medical students. Experience in teaching and supervising medical students and residents is required. The applicant must have or be in the process of obtaining board certification in psychiatry and have a California medical license. Completion of a psychosomatic medicine fellowship is desirable but not required.

For full consideration, applications must be received by December 31, 2013.  However, the position will remain open until filled through March 1, 2014.
Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00175

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Clinical X (Chief of Psycho-Oncology)

The UC Davis Department of Psychiatry is recruiting an Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry to serve as chief of a new psycho-oncology program. This appointment is in the clinician/educator series or clinical x series. The applicant will be responsible for developing this program in collaboration with the leadership of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Psychiatry’s psychosomatic medicine service. The candidate should have experience in providing clinical care to patients with cancer in a variety of treatment settings to include inpatient hospital, and outpatient clinics, palliative care programs, and hospice settings. Fellowship training in psychosomatic medicine or palliative care is highly desirable. The candidate should have experience in designing new clinical programs. The applicant should also have experience working in multidisciplinary and multispeciality teams. The candidate will be expected to supervise and teach medical students and residents. Board certification in psychiatry and a California medical license are required.

For full consideration, applications must be received by December 31, 2013.  However, the position will remain open until filled through October 31, 2014.
Qualified applicants should upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00170

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Clinical X (Early Intervention for Children and Families with ASD)

A faculty position in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis and the MIND Institute, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry has been opened.  The successful candidate will have both a research and clinical background in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders with a particular focus on early childhood. 

Candidates must have a track record of independent funding, including NIH funds, strong research productivity, as well as clinical expertise in the treatment of young children with ASD, and their families. Candidates with a PhD in clinical psychology or an MD in child and adolescent psychiatry are required. These candidates must have current California clinical license, or be eligible for licensure in California. Candidates in other disciplines, such as occupational therapy, or speech and language pathology, would also be considered. However, they must have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree and be licensed. All candidates, regardless of discipline, must be able to develop his/her own area of science within a larger multi-investigator program of research in early identification and treatment of ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

This is primarily a research position with opportunities for a licensed candidate to provide clinical care. The candidates will also have the opportunity to teach at in-service, graduate and postgraduate levels. The position will be in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; however, the successful candidate will also be a member of the UC Davis MIND Institute.
See www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry

For full consideration, applications must be received by June 30, 2013.  However, the position will remain open until filled through September 30, 2013.
Interested candidates should email a curriculum vitae and letter of interest in response to Nicole Prine at Nicole.prine@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Please reference Search #: PY-05R-13 on all correspondence.

For more information concerning these positions, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Leonard Abbeduto, PhD, MIND Institute Director at leonard.abbeduto@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu. In conformance with applicable law and University policy, the University of California, Davis, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry/

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, HSCP (Associate Residency Program Director)

The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Psychiatry to serve as Associate Residency Program Director of a growing general psychiatry residency program with 32 approved positions, 10 positions in Psychiatry-Internal Medicine and 10 in Family Medicine-Psychiatry.  The program is distinguished by excellence in clinical experiences in the public and private sector settings and specialized tracks in research and teaching for residents. Residents also evaluate and treat patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds in a highly diverse community.  The academic series for this appointment is in the teacher/clinician series.  The faculty member is evaluated primarily based on the quality of teaching and education. Scholarly activities are encouraged. The individual selected will also supervise residents and treat patients in one of the program’s clinical sites.  The successful candidate should be board certified in general psychiatry, be eligible for a California Medical license, should have a passion for residency education and teaching and be committed to pursuing an academic career.

For full consideration, applications must be received by September 30, 2013. However, the position will remain open until filled through December 31, 2013.

Interested candidates should email a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Nicole Prine, Academic Personnel Specialist,  nicole.prine@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.

Please reference Search #: PY-04R-13 on all correspondence.

For information concerning the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Mark Servis, M.D. by email at meservis@ucdavis.edu. In conformance with applicable law and University policy, the University of California, Davis, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Regular-Tenure-Track (Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the UC Davis School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time, ladder-rank faculty member at the rank of assistant/associate/full professor with experience in patient-centered and population-oriented mental health research.  The candidate should have expertise in comparative effectiveness, implementation or dissemination research.  Because of the cultural diversity of the greater Sacramento region, it is highly desirable for the candidate to have special expertise in studying health care disparities and in investigating the effect of culture and ethnicity on patient outcomes.  Examples of research may include assessing mental health care delivery methods, medical devices, psychiatric medications, integrative mental health approaches, health practice strategies and psychiatric prevention initiatives.  Experience in team science approaches in evaluating and implementing evidence-based strategies for mental health is desirable, as well as research experience in examining health care disparities in rural or underserved communities.  Experience working in multidisciplinary and multi-specialty teams who have a wide range of educational, cultural, and research backgrounds is desirable.  The successful candidate will have worked within a major University and have a track record of NIH- funding in one of the following areas:  health care disparities, outcomes, comparative effectiveness, or implementation/dissemination research funding.  Candidates may be psychiatrists, psychologists, or health services investigators with or without clinical training. The successful candidate would become a member of the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, which provides substantial opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. 

For full consideration, applications should be received by June 30, 2013.  Applications may be e-mailed to kori.feinstein@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.    For more information, contact search committee chair Ladson Hinton, M.D. at ladson.hinton@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.

Please reference Search #: PY-01R-13 on all correspondence.

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.