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Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor – Correctional Behavioral Health

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 28th, 2017
Last review date: December 1st, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
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.



Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor – Correctional Behavioral Health

The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for two Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professors in the clinician/teaching series to serve as teaching attending physicians in its jail psychiatric program to which forensic fellows, residents, and medical students are assigned. The applicant(s) will be evaluating and treating patients who are in custody at the jail. The applicant(s) will also be supervising general psychiatry residents and medical students with their adult cases on the inpatient unit and in the general population. In addition, the applicant(s) will engage in scholarly or creative activities derived from and in support of their clinical teaching, professional and service activities. The jail psychiatric service is a highly valued clinical rotation site for medical students and residents because of the diversity of the patient population and the high quality teaching.

Requirements for this position include a medical degree, board certification in general psychiatry, a California Medical license (or eligibility for licensure in the State of California) in addition to teaching and supervisory experience for residents, fellows, and medical students. Completion of ACGME Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship and Forensic Psychiatry Board Certification are preferable. Experience supervising child psychiatry residents/fellows, general psychiatry residents, and medical students is preferred. This recruitment is conducted at the assistant/associate rank in the health sciences clinical professor series, and the resulting hires will be at the assistant/associate rank in this series regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

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 and serves a culturally diverse population.

This position is open effective August 28, 2017; for full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017. The posting will remain open until June 30, 2018 or until filled.

Qualified applicants should upload a Letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching, Statement of Contributions to Diversity along with contact information for 3 to 5 references online at:

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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Sacramento, CA




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