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Posted February 29, 2016

Assistant or Associate Professor, Adult Psychiatry
​Assistant or Associate Professor, Child
The University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM)
​Reno, Nevada

The University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) has two immediate openings in the Department of Psychiatry.   One for an Adult Psychiatrist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor who has experience with diverse populations, the other is a Child Psychiatrist at the Assistant or Associate level.  These are both full time (part-time considered) non-tenure track positions.  These positions are responsible for clinical and classroom teaching of adult and child psychiatry medical students and psychiatry residents, including clinical supervision and small group teaching. This position will also provide direct clinical care in clinical settings affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

UNSOM recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education, research and health care. Our school is an inclusive and engaged community and recognizes the added value that students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. We strive to develop culturally competent graduates to care for the residents of Nevada and the nation.


Applicants must have an MD, DO, or equivalent degree with successful completion of an accredited Psychiatry Residency by the time of hire. Must be ABPN certified in general psychiatry within 2 years of hire date. Must have excellent communication skills. Candidates must be eligible for an unrestricted Nevada medical license, malpractice insurance, and must be able to be successfully credentialed by Northern Nevada teaching hospitals.  Teaching experience with medical students and psychiatry residents, teaching or subspecialty training in areas other than child/adolescent and previous publication in biomedical journals are desirable.


The University of Nevada School of Medicine is the only allopathic medical school in the state of Nevada and its clinical mission extends to all areas of the state. Reno offers outstanding four seasons living 30 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe and skiing, the amenities of a university town with excellent schools, arts and entertainment, and outdoor recreation.  The University offers a generous benefits plan, including medical, dental, vision, matching retirement and furthermore the Nevada has no state income tax.


For more information on the Reno/Tahoe Area please follow the links below.  Reno/Tahoe is located just 3 ½ hours from San Francisco, 1 1/5 hours from Sacramento and minutes from Ski Resorts and Lake Tahoe.   The Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas!  Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games), Heavenly, Mt. Rose and others.  Reno/Tahoe also has hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail) for your enjoyment during the winter and summer months. The region offers an array of festivals and cultural activities including museums and performing arts centers. Additionally, the area attracts world class entertainers.

For more information on Reno/Tahoe, please visit:



For immediate consideration, please apply on line at:  https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/20444

Posted January 14, 2016

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or full Professor
University Tenure Line, Medical Center Line, or Non-Tenure Line (Research)

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking 1-2 full-time faculty members at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or full Professor in the University Tenure Line, Medical Center Line, or Non-Tenure Line (Research).  These are clinical, research, and teaching positions focused on grief and bereavement across the lifespan, including issues related to end-of-life care, palliative care, and/or bioethics topics related to end-of-life, premature mortality, and related topics.  The successful candidates will utilize multi-disciplinary methodology to conduct cutting-edge scholarly research, provide specialized clinical care, and teach and supervise Stanford trainees in psychiatry and psychology.  Excellent clinical training in psychiatry or psychology and an established track record of research are expected.  Experience conducting multi-dimensional psychiatric or psychological research that integrates conceptual and factual information across related dimensions of inquiry, such as clinical trials, behavioral science, bioethics, neuroimaging, neuroscience, and/or genomics, is desired.  Eligible physician candidates must have a medical degree or equivalent degree, completed training in General Psychiatry, be board certified in General Psychiatry or board eligible by August 2016, and possess or be fully eligible for a California medical license.  Eligible psychologist candidates must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or equivalent degree, and possess or be fully eligible for a California psychology license.


•    The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.

•    The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

•    The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-Tenure Line (Research) is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists.


Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.  It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.  Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests, and the names of three references via e-mail only to:

Alan Louie, M.D. (Professor and Search Chair)
c/o Sabrina Ahmad
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
401 Quarry Road
Stanford, CA 94305-5723
Phone: (650) 498-9557 / Fax: (650) 723-4655
Email: sabrina8@stanford.edu



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