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Clinical and Translational Researcher (SFVA)

Application Window

Open date: May 11th, 2021

Most recent review date: Thursday, Mar 17, 2022 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, Nov 11, 2022 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

Clinical and Translational Researcher
http://psych.ucsf.edu/JPF03348

The San Francisco VA (SFVA) Mental Health Service and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is searching for a clinical/translational research psychiatrist to contribute to our mission to build strong, research-focused clinical programs across its SFVA and UCSF campuses. In support of this goal, the department is committed to recruiting exceptional faculty members with strong records and potential for conducting outstanding clinical and translational research relevant to neuropsychiatric disease, broadly defined, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and/or substance use disorders. Research approaches may include psychological and behavioral sciences (including intervention and prevention sciences, health services, and health disparities research), cognitive and clinical neurosciences (neuroimaging, neurophysiology, and neuromodulation methods), and a consideration of social, environmental, and genetic influences. Desired start date for this position is September 1, 2021, however the start date is flexible and this position will be filled at a faculty rank and series commensurate with experience.

Qualifications
• MD, DO
• Record of peer-reviewed publications
• Record of research grant funding (e.g. K award or imminent application for junior faculty
candidates, record of R01 or equivalent funding for senior faculty candidates)
• Track record of investigational work in at least one of the clinical or translational sciences
• Track record of collaborative approach to research
• Track record in teaching and mentoring

Responsibilities
• Report to the SFVA Mental Health Associate Chief for Research
• Build and direct a clinical and translational research program
• Collaborate effectively and develop joint programs with faculty members at the SFVA Medical Center, within the UCSF Department of Psychiatry, other departments at UCSF, and other colleagues to promote clinical and translational research
• Participate in medical center, departmental, university, and/or public service
• Engage in clinical care activities related to neuropsychiatric research area in support of the VA’s clinical mission.

Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03348, with a CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and three reference contacts.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service 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
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.

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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA