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Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor - Child Clinical Psychology Internship and Fellowship Training Director

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $129,800 - $342,900. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan

Application Window

Open date: June 14, 2024

Most recent review date: Sunday, Jul 14, 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: Friday, Jun 13, 2025 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/Full level in the clinician/teaching series to serve as the Training Director of the Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (CCAP) Training Programs (APA-accredited doctoral internship; APPIC-member postdoctoral fellowship) and to provide clinical supervision and direct patient care in its Child Behavioral Health Clinic (CBHC). Opportunities may exist to participate in specialized outpatient children's mental health clinics (e.g., Pediatric Collaborative Care Program, Intensive Outpatient Program, School-Based Mental Health Program, county child and adolescent psychiatry clinic). The CCAP Training Programs, in collaboration with Sacramento County children’s mental health services, include the Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Fellowship. 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 administrative oversight of the training programs, 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. 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/Full Rank, and the resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate/Full rank regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • The successful candidate will have completed a 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 qualified individual should have at least 2 years experience working in an outpatient academic medical center setting and experience with training and supervision of clinical psychology doctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows.
  • The candidate should be 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.
  • The candidate must be licensed as a clinical psychologist in the state of California or license eligible.
Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)
  • Experience with evidence-based treatment of depression, anxiety, and other prevalent conditions affecting children, adolescents, and their families is preferred.
  • Candidates with a clinical focus on health equity for diverse populations are preferred.

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