Assistant/Associate Professor - Adult Psychologist Behavioral Health Center
Open date: February 9, 2023
Most recent review date: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Feb 8, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Assistant/Associate Professor – Adult Behavioral Health Center
The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant/Associate level in the clinician/teaching series to serve as a licensed clinical psychologist in the adult Behavioral Health Clinic or BHC. The BHC is an academic outpatient psychiatry clinic serving the greater Northern California region and a diverse patient population. Our clinical staff consists of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and trainees including medical students, psychiatry residents and fellows, and clinical psychology interns/postdoctoral fellows. We take a team-based approach to mental health treatment and work closely with the rest of the health system including primary care physicians and medical specialists.
The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and have specialized training in the assessment and care of adults with a wide range of mental health challenges. The qualified individual should have at least 2 years experience working in an outpatient academic medical center setting. The candidate should be trained in evidence-based clinical interventions, with a preference for experience with cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based interventions, and/or family focused therapy, as well as psychological assessment in clinical populations. The candidate must be licensed as a clinical psychologist in the state of California or license eligible.
The position includes a combination of direct clinical care and supervising and teaching psychiatry and psychology trainees. Teaching and supervisory experience of adult psychiatry and general psychiatry residents, fellows, and medical students is preferred, as well as experience supervising psychology practicum students, predoctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows. Time is allocated for didactic teaching, case conferences, and supervision. In addition, the applicant will engage in scholarly or creative activities derived from and in support of their clinical teaching, professional, and service activities. Opportunities for involvement in established research programs may be available.
The incumbent will provide teaching and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows, participate in appropriate professional societies and educational organizations, provide service to department and school committees. This individual should also have ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment and adhere to University policies and procedures.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has approximately 65 residents in six residency training programs and 90 faculty and staff psychiatrists and psychologists at the UC Davis Medical Center and the Northern California VA Health System. The Department provides a stimulating teaching and academic environment. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry/.
This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank, commensurate with credentials.
For full position description and to apply, visit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05516.
Ph.D. in clinical psychology and have specialized training in the assessment and care of adults with a wide range of mental health challenges.
2 years experience working in an outpatient academic medical center setting.
Trained in evidence-based clinical interventions, as well as psychological assessment in clinical populations.
The candidate must be licensed as a clinical psychologist in the state of California or license eligible.
- Preference for experience with cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based interventions, and/or family focused therapy
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