Assistant/Associate Professor

Classification Title:

Assistant / Associate Professor

Job Description:

The University of Florida Department of Psychiatry and Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD) are recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE) non-tenure or tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with clinical and research expertise in OCD, anxiety, and/or related disorders (e.g., hoarding disorder, tic disorders or body dysmorphic disorder). Frequent interdisciplinary collaborations are a goal of the Center and facilitate joint learning experiences and clinical opportunities. The Center includes faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, interns, graduate students, and undergraduate trainees from a variety of disciplines, colleges, and departments throughout the University of Florida. COARD’s mission is to conduct interdisciplinary clinical and translational research in OCD, anxiety, and related disorders that sets the frame for outstanding evidence-based cross-disciplinary clinical services. Individuals within the program work closely with the Divisions of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, and Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry.

The COARD research program cuts across mental and behavioral health to study causes, pathophysiology, treatment processes and outcomes in evidence-based psychological and psychiatric treatment with children, adults, and their families. The successful candidate will develop his/her own area of externally funded research, in collaboration with established faculty in COARD and throughout UF.

The position is in a major medical center in Gainesville, Florida, a pleasant community with a modest cost of living and high quality of life.

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The University of Florida is located in Gainesville, a city of approximately 125,000 residents in North-Central Florida; Visit the City of Gainesville Website

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 a Ph.D. from Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology programs or with a Ph.D. from Social Work programs are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

The position requires clinical and research experience with OCD, OC related disorders (OCRDs) and/or anxiety disorders in adults, adolescents, and/or children and will be an integral part of the Center research programs.

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 recommendation.

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.

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