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UCSF Fresno Psychiatry Faculty Position

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 14th, 2019

Last review date: Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 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: Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021 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 San Francisco Fresno Medical Education Program (UCSF Fresno) and VA Central California Health Care System (VA) are seeking candidates for a 1.0 FTE faculty position at the VA in Fresno. The physician (Psychiatrist) is primarily an outpatient clinic position with additional opportunities to provide mental health consultation for older adults who are on inpatient medical, surgical services conduct ECT evaluations and provide coverage in the inpatient psychiatry unit, Community Living Center (CLC), and the Home Based Primary Care team.

The VA is a core training site for UCSF Fresno Residency training program in numerous specialties and fellowships including psychiatry. With a faculty appointment, opportunities for resident supervision, teaching and clinical research will be available and encouraged. Experience treating elderly Mental Health and/or dementia patients is strongly preferred. Candidates must be either board certified or eligible in Psychiatry (US Boards) by the date of hire. Candidate must be California medical licensed or eligible to obtain a California medical license.

The program is based in Fresno, California, where residents enjoy a high standard of living combined with a low cost of living. The result is a quality of life uniquely Californian, yet surprisingly affordable. Limitless recreational opportunities and spectacular scenery is all accessible in a community with abundant affordable housing. While there is much to see and do in Fresno, the city is ideally located for fast, convenient getaways to the majestic Sierra (just 90 minutes away) as well as the scenic Central Coast, just two and one-half hours away. Fresno is the only major city in the country with close proximity to three national parks, including renowned Yosemite National Park.


UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Job location

Fresno, CA