Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Clinical Research

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Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health
Department:29120000 - MD-PSYCHIATRY

Classification Title:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Clinical Research

Job Description:

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine is seeking clinical research faculty candidate at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level with clinical and research expertise in depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive and related disorders, autism spectrum disorders, or women’s mental health, including maternal mental health. Board Certified (or Board Eligible) Psychiatrists and/or Ph.D. level psychologists are encouraged to apply. The position requires clinical and clinical research experience in adults or children and will be a core part of the growing clinical and translational research program in the Department of Psychiatry at UF. A history of obtaining successful research funding is critical.

Frequent interdisciplinary collaborations are a goal of the Department and such collaborations facilitate and expand potential research opportunities. Department faculty have the opportunity to collaborate with clinical and research faculty from a variety of disciplines, colleges and departments throughout the University of Florida. The successful candidate will develop his/her own area of externally funded research, in collaboration with established faculty in the Department of Psychiatry, the College of Medicine, and throughout UF. The child and adult inpatient and outpatient services provided by the Department of Psychiatry, which include electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), deep brain stimulation (DBS), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) provide an ideal setting for clinical and translational research in mental health.

Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with education and experience.

Expected Salary:

Salary commensurate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants with an M.D. or D.O who are board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry and applicants with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or a related field are encouraged to apply. Clinical and research experience with depression or other mood disorders, maternal mental health or women’s mental health, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, or obsessive compulsive and related disorders.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A distinguished record of research and scholarly achievement with an emphasis on external funding, such as NIH-funding
  • Collaborative approach to research
  • Expertise and enthusiasm for faculty development, mentorship, and teaching

Clinical and educational excellence


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. The Department of Psychiatry spans services across adult, addiction, and child/adolescent specializations, including a freestanding psychiatric hospital, a large consult liaison service at the main UF Shands Hospital, the Florida Recovery Center operated by our Addiction Division, and multiple research centers including the Center for Addiction Research & Education, the Center for OCD and Related Disorders (COARD), and the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN).  UF is also an active site for the NIH-landmark Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study. 

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?


The City of Gainesville is listed as the top 50 cities in the nation to live and 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

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should complete an online application with the following items:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualifications 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.

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

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.

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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