Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Gainesville FL, FL
Jul 31, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida is recruiting for two faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level with clinical and research expertise in major depressive disorder (MDD). Board certified psychiatrists and Ph.D. level psychologists are encouraged to apply. The position requires clinical and research experience with MDD in adults and will be a core part of the growing clinical and translational research program in the Department of Psychiatry at UF.

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 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), partial hospitalization (PHP), a specialized geriatric psychiatry inpatient unit, and an inpatient unit for medically and psychiatrically complex patients, provide an ideal setting for clinical and translational research in MDD.

The positions are in a major medical center in Gainesville Florida, a pleasant community with a modest cost of living and high quality of life. Salary is competitive and includes attractive benefits. Start-up funding is available.  

Advertised Salary:

The University of Florida offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Starting salary and start up support for research costs are negotiable, commensurate with education and experience. 

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants with an MD or DO who are board certified in psychiatry, and applicants with a PhD in clinical psychology or a related field are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

The position requires clinical and research experience with MDD in adults and will be a core part of the growing clinical and translational research program in the Department of Psychiatry at UF.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants are required to apply through Careers at UF website:

Applicants must attach their curriculum vitae, a letter of interest and three letters of reference with contact information.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established.

Final candidates will be required to provide his/her "Official" transcript addressed to hiring department upon hire. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provided by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

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

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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