Faculty Positions

Adult Psychiatry


Clinical Adult Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (83727)

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida is currently recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure track Assistant/Associate/Professor faculty position in the Adult Psychiatry Division. This position will primarily provide psychiatric outpatient services in our Springhill Health Center. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and diverse populations. Clinical faculty in the department are engaged in UF and national collaborations that afford rich opportunities for career development. As a faculty member in the College of Medicine, the candidate will also contribute to its education mission by participating in clinical teaching of residents and medical students. The faculty member will serve an important academic role by contributing to clinical program development, educational initiatives as well as possibly contributing to clinical research programs. Finally, the successful candidate must be willing to engage in service at the level of the department, college, and larger profession and demonstrate a strong commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated record of clinical excellence, research or teaching interest in an academic medical center. Applicants must have a M.D. degree or equivalent, be Board Certified and/or Board Eligible M.D. in Psychiatry and able to obtain a Florida Medical License.

About the University of Florida (UF), College of Medicine: Adult Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida in the College of Medicine is one of the largest multifaceted programs in UF centered within a major academic health center. Clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at UF are engaged in clinical care covering a variety of modalities, including psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, neuromodulation (e.g., TMS, deep brain stimulation), and other emerging treatments such as ketamine treatment. This position provides opportunities for active collaboration with other departments including internal medicine, family and community medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology.

UF is an active campus in the heart of a growing city.  UF is one of the Top 5 public universities in the nation and one of the largest medical centers in Florida. UF is a leader in the Southeast for innovative, evidence-based treatment programs for a variety of mental health disorders with a strong commitment to the conduct of clinical science. UF College of Medicine is ranked 36th among the nation’s top research medical schools, according to U.S. News & World Report. Among public medical schools, UF ranks No.15 nationally and is the highest-ranked medical school in the state of Florida. For more information click on  “Why Choose Medicine At UF?”

About Gainesville

The City of Gainesville holds many distinctions. Located in the northern part of Florida, Gainesville is home to the state’s largest and oldest university (UF), and is one of the state’s centers of education, innovation, healthcare, arts & culture, sports, and more. You can find the city routinely listed as one of the best college towns, best places to live, and best places to retire. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville’s numerous parks, museums, and lakes provide endless entertainment to thousands of visitors and locals every year. Things to do in Gainesville  , Visit Gainesville

INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should submit the following items as part of the online application:  

  • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualification relative to the credentials listed above.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Reference Names/Contact Information (3). The cover letter should include the names and contact information of three individuals who can provide an evaluative appraisal of the applicant’s work, potential in the field, and capacity to be an effective colleague in an academic health sciences center.  References will be requested from the Department should the applicant be considered. 
  • Diversity statement indicating how your previous experiences have prepared you to contribute to an inclusive institutional culture.
  • The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (66955)

JOB DESCRIPTION

The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry is currently seeking an academic Psychiatrist to join our expanding program in picturesque north central Florida. We have a team of driven faculty and eager trainees who provide consultation-liaison inpatient psychiatry services to an 1162 bed medical center. The Department is dedicated to integrated and trauma informed care, health equity, excellence in resident and student education, behavioral neuroscience, telehealth, and research excellence.

This consultation-liaison psychiatry faculty position is 1.0 FTE (Full Time) non-tenure track and includes direct patient care, teaching, and supervision predominantly on medical/surgical inpatient floors. The rank of the appointment is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be an M.D. or D.O. Board Certified and/or Board Eligible in Psychiatry, with fellowship training and certification in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry strongly preferred. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a State of Florida Medical License. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated record of clinical excellence as well as scholarly or teaching interest in an academic medical center.

INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should apply online at Careers at UF (https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/81051) and upload their Letter of Interest, curriculum vitae and three confidential letters of recommendation. For inquiries, email the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Sheryl Fleisch, M.D. FACLP, Associate Professor Chief of UF Shands Psychiatric Services and Chief of Health Equity at sfleisch@ufl.edu. Review of applications will begin December 7, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

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Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (67222)

JOB DESCRIPTION

The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry is currently seeking an academic Psychiatrist to join our expanding program in picturesque north central Florida. We have a team of driven faculty and eager trainees who provide consultation-liaison inpatient psychiatry services to an 1162 bed medical center. The Department is dedicated to integrated and trauma informed care, health equity, excellence in resident and student education, behavioral neuroscience, telehealth, and research excellence.

This consultation-liaison psychiatry faculty position is 1.0 FTE (Full Time) non-tenure track and includes direct patient care, teaching, and supervision predominantly on medical/surgical inpatient floors. The rank of the appointment is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be an M.D. or D.O. Board Certified and/or Board Eligible in Psychiatry, with fellowship training and certification in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry strongly preferred. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a State of Florida Medical License. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated record of clinical excellence as well as scholarly or teaching interest in an academic medical center.

INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should apply online at Careers at UF (https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/81317) and upload their Letter of Interest, curriculum vitae and three confidential letters of recommendation. For inquiries, email the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Sheryl Fleisch, M.D. FACLP, Associate Professor Chief of UF Shands Psychiatric Services and Chief of Health Equity at sfleisch@ufl.edu. Review of applications will begin December 7, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

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Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (70274)

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine is currently recruiting for a full-time, multi-mission track Assistant/Associate/Professor faculty position in the Adult Psychiatry Division. This position will primarily provide psychiatric inpatient care at our freestanding specialty facility, UF Shands Psychiatric Hospital. In addition this position may also provide outpatient services at our Springhill Adult clinic, with ample opportunities for clinical teaching of residents and medical students. The faculty member will serve an important academic role by contributing to clinical program development, educational initiatives as well as possibly contributing to clinical research programs.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated record of clinical excellence, research or teaching interest in an academic medical center. Applicants must have a M.D. degree or equivalent, be Board Certified and/or Board Eligible M.D. in Psychiatry and able to obtain a Florida Medical License.

INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to the Search Committee Chairperson: Richard Holbert rholbert@ufl.edu.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/   

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.  

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Child Psychiatry


Clinical Assistant, Associate Professor – Child Division (84745)

JOB DESCRIPTION

The University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry is currently recruiting for a Child Psychiatrist (MD) to fill a faculty position in the Child and Adolescent Division. This is a full-time, (1.0 FTE), multi-mission, non-tenure track faculty position. This position will provide outpatient and inpatient services for the department of psychiatry and pediatric collaborative care both in person within a pediatric primary care clinic and with outlying rural practices by distance communication. There is also the opportunity to develop specialty services and programs within the child psychiatry ambulatory environment. In addition, this position will play a key role in teaching students, psychiatry, pediatric residents, and scholarship in promoting the missions of the division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Florida. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

The department is seeking a dynamic individual with outstanding clinical skills to provide patient care in General Psychiatry as well as an aptitude for clinical education and teaching. The applicant should possess experience and/or training or other background in pediatric psychiatry and behavioral health including skills in the evaluation of lifespan trajectories, psychiatric and medical comorbidities, and/or the application of clinical knowledge and skills/interventions to address the needs of children with complex medical and psychiatric needs. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively across multi-disciplinary teams and diverse populations.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must have completed a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship.  Applicant must be Board Certified and/or Board Eligible MD  and must have or is able to obtain a State of Florida Medical License.

INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should submit the following items as part of the online application: 

  • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualification relative to the credentials listed above, including a diversity statement indicating how your previous experiences have prepared you to contribute to an inclusive institutional culture.
  • Reference Names/Contact Information (3). The cover letter should include the names and contact information of three individuals who can provide an evaluative appraisal of the applicant’s work, potential in the field, and capacity to be an effective colleague in an academic health sciences center.  References will be requested from the Department should be applicant be considered.
  • Curriculum Vitae

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor (68039)

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida (UF), College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in Pediatric Consultation Liaison Psychiatry. The position is a 12-month, full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenured multi-mission faculty position, involving 50 % time in inpatient consultation-liaison services and 50 % in outpatient services, including collaborations with pediatric sub-specialties. The position is expected to address clinical and teaching needs as well as opportunity for scholarly activity.

The department is seeking a dynamic individual with demonstrated potential for developing a strong consultation liaison service within UF Shands Children’s Hospital and strong collaborative ties across pediatric medical and psychiatric services. The applicant should possess experience and/or training or other background in pediatric psychiatry and behavioral health including skills in the evaluation of lifespan trajectories, psychiatric and medical comorbidities, and/or the application of clinical knowledge and skills/interventions to address the needs of children with complex medical and psychiatric needs. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively across medical specialties and with multi-disciplinary teams and diverse populations. This also includes close coordination and collaboration with our adult psychiatry consult liaison service at UF Shands Hospital.

Faculty in the Department are engaged in UF and national collaborations that afford rich opportunities for career development. The Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics offer extensive opportunities for clinical research/ scholarly collaborations. There is also opportunity for program development involving outpatient consultation and collaboration with various pediatric specialty areas. As a faculty member in the College of Medicine, the candidate will also contribute to its educational mission by participating in graduate and/or medical education, particularly the teaching of child and adolescent psychiatry fellows during their consult liaison rotations and seminar teaching for our fellowship. Finally, the successful candidate must be willing to engage in service at the level of the department, college, and larger profession and demonstrate a strong commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Eligible applicants require a MD, DO, or equivalent degree, with completion of psychiatry and child/ adolescent psychiatry fellowship that has included rotations in pediatric consultation liaison psychiatry. Board certification or eligibility in child/ adolescent psychiatry is required. Consultation-liaison fellowship training and/or pediatrics training  are beneficial but not required.

Documented evidence of scholarly activity or interests are desirable. Evidence of effective mentoring and collegial interactions with clinical colleagues will also be important considerations.

INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should submit the following items as part of the online application:  

  • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualification relative to the credentials listed above, including a diversity statement indicating how your previous experiences have prepared you to contribute to an inclusive institutional culture.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Reference Names/Contact Information (3). The cover letter should include the names and contact information of three individuals who can provide an evaluative appraisal of the applicant’s work, potential in the field, and capacity to be an effective colleague in an academic health sciences center.  References will be requested from the Department should the applicant be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a sufficient applicant pool has been established.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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Addiction Medicine

Assistant/Associate Professor in Addiction Science (81913)

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida (UF), College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in Clinical Addiction Science. The position is a 12-month, full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenured or tenured track faculty position, based on history of and/or potential for NIH or equivalent external funding.  The position is expected to address research and teaching needs. Clinical duties are not expected to be a component of the position.

The department is seeking a dynamic individual with demonstrated potential for cutting-edge clinical research and a strong publication record in the area of addiction science. The applicant should possess experience in clinical addiction science and specific skills in the study of lifespan trajectories, psychiatric and medical comorbidities, and/or the application of large data sets to inform science, practice, and policy. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and diverse populations. Addiction faculty in the department are engaged in UF and national collaborations that afford rich opportunities for career development. As a faculty member in the College of Medicine, the candidate will also contribute to its education mission by participating in graduate and/or medical education. Finally, the successful candidate must be willing to engage in service at the level of the department, college, and larger profession and demonstrate a strong commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Eligible applicants require a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, with postdoctoral experience (3-5 years) including work in clinical addiction science whether in psychology (cognitive, developmental, clinical), neuroscience, or a related field. Preference may be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in the analysis and application of large databases. Documented evidence of productivity based on publications in appropriate peer-reviewed journals and scientific presentations are requisite. Successful competition for and/or evidence of a high probability for conduct of an externally funded program of research is also required. Evidence of effective mentoring and collegial interactions with scientific and clinical colleagues will also be important considerations.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (UF), COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

Research Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida are engaged in groundbreaking projects covering a variety of interests through our Centers, labs, and collaborations with other departments. This position provides opportunities for active collaboration with addiction scientists across the UF campus through its Center for Addiction Research & Education (UF CARE – Center for Addiction Research & Education ). UF CARE (Director, Sara Jo Nixon, PhD) has over 50 faculty scientists who represent 7 UF Colleges and 16 academic departments.

The successful applicant would work closely with both scientists and clinician scientists in the department working in addiction science. Because UF is an active site for the NIH-landmark Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study (Nixon, MPI), the successful candidate may also engage opportunities to collaborate with a large national network.

UF is an active campus in the heart of a growing city.  UF is one of the Top 10 public universities in the nation and one of the largest medical centers in Florida. UF is a leader in the Southeast for innovative, evidence-based treatment programs for a variety of mental health disorders with a strong commitment to the conduct of clinical science. UF College of Medicine is ranked 43rd in the nation by US News and World Report. UF is ranked #19 among public medical schools in the U.S. with $349 million in total research and sponsored program funding and researchers exploring topics across nine research centers and institutes. Why Choose Medicine At UF?

INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should submit the following items as part of the online application:  

  • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualification relative to the credentials listed above.
  • A statement on research goals/visions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of your most substantive peer reviewed journal article, demonstrating contribution to the field.
  • Reference Names/Contact Information (3). The cover letter should include the names and contact information of three individuals who can provide an evaluative appraisal of the applicant’s work, potential in the field, and capacity to be an effective colleague in an academic health sciences center.  References will be requested from the Department should be applicant be considered. 
  • Diversity statement indicating how your previous experiences have prepared you to contribute to an inclusive institutional culture.

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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Neuropsychology


Research


Autism