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Health Sciences Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Residency Program Director (Psychiatry and Family Medicine)

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $123,300-$327,800. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan.

Application Window

Open date: September 27, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Nov 3, 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: Sunday, Jun 30, 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 an Assistant/Associate/Full Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry to serve as Residency Program Director of a combined family medicine and psychiatry residency program with 10 approved positions. The department has a longstanding commitment to community mental health services and public psychiatry. The clinical program is distinguished by excellence in clinical experiences serving patients in both the public and private settings.

The department operates three residency training programs with a total of 56 approved positions. The general psychiatry residency program has 36 approved positions. The department also has two combined training programs linked to primary care specialties – Internal Medicine-Psychiatry and Family Medicine-Psychiatry (this recruitment). The residents evaluate and treat patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds, and the department is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism within academic medicine and patient care.

Residency Program Director responsibilities include but are not limited to program administration; evaluation of residents, faculty, and the program; resident recruitment, selection, promotion, and dismissal; monitoring resident duty hours and work environment; and program licensure and accreditation. In addition to their duties as Residency Program Director, the selected candidate will also provide clinical services and supervise residents in inpatient and/or outpatient settings. Candidates should be committed to pursuing an academic career.

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.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Board certified in both general psychiatry and family medicine
  • California Medical license (or eligibility for licensure in the State of California)
Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)
  • Experience with residency education and teaching

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