Assistant Professor - CE Track - Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research

Job description

The Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician-educator track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of evidence-based practices with a focus on psychiatric disorders in youth, implementation science, an interest in collocated care, and experience with mixed methods research. The person in this position also will act as Director of Clinical Training for the Center, overseeing a growing portfolio of community-based trainings for mental health workers and clinical training for postdoctoral fellows, interns and practicum students. Responsibilities include developing an independent research agenda in use of evidence-based mental health practices in non-specialty settings; partnering with the center, the department of psychiatry and the University of Pennsylvania Health System to increase access to and quality of mental health care in non-specialty settings; collaborating with other researchers at Penn working in these areas; overseeing continuing education activities the center provides to community clinicians; and partnering with other faculty and staff in the center to implement rigorous clinical training and provide supervision as needed for postdoctoral fellows in need of clinical hours for licensure, interns and practicum students. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research. Candidate must be licensed or license-eligible in PA.

The Center has a 30-year history of using research to improve the care of children and adults with psychiatric and developmental disabilities in community settings. The Center collaborates closely with the Philadelphia behavioral health system and with other local and state agencies. For further information on the Center please see We seek candidates with expertise in evidence-based practices to treated psychiatric disorders in youth, implementation science, an interest in collocated care, and experience with mixed methods research. Previous experience collaborating with behavioral health systems/payers, large healthcare systems or schools is desired.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research, a strong interest in developing an academic career with a focus on mental health services research and a track record demonstrating exceptional promise as a researcher.

The ideal candidate will have experience providing training and consultation / supervision in evidence-based practice for youth.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.



Apply for this position online at:






Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 10/10/2017
Application Due: 10/10/2018
Work Type: