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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor - Child Behavioral Health Clinic Psychologist

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $106,900 - $168,200. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan

Application Window

Open date: May 10, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 8, 2024 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, May 9, 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.

Position description

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 Child Behavioral Health Clinic or CBHC. The CBHC 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 position includes a combination of direct clinical care at the CBHC, along with supervision and teaching psychiatry and psychology trainees. Opportunities to participate in and lead the development of new clinical programs are available. Teaching and supervisory experience of child 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 incumbent will also have a relationship with clinical and research programs at the UC Davis MIND Institute. The Department provides a stimulating teaching and academic environment.

This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate Rank, and the resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate rank regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Ph.D. in clinical psychology and have specialized training in the assessment and care of children and adolescents with a wide range of mental health challenges.
  • The candidate must be licensed as a clinical psychologist in the state of California or license eligible.
  • At least 2 years experience working in an outpatient academic medical center setting.
  • The candidate should be trained in evidence-based clinical interventions, as well as psychological assessment with youth.
Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)
  • Trained in evidence-based clinical interventions, with a preference for experience with cognitive-behavioral therapy and exposure-based interventions, parent management training, trauma-informed interventions, as well as psychological assessment of children and adolescents.
  • Experience with evidence-based treatment of depression, anxiety, and other prevalent conditions affecting children, adolescents, and their families
  • Clinical focus on health equity for diverse populations

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

Sacramento, CA