Assistant Professor - Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety Under Directorship of Edna B. Foa

Job description

The Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety 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 clinical psychology with a focus on anxiety related disorders, i.e. OCD or PTSD. Responsibilities include designing and conducting studies on clinical outcomes, treatment mechanisms and psychopathology; supervision of trainees in conducting evidence-based assessment and therapy (e.g., CBT) in the context of research protocols and individual therapy; preparing research protocols/scholarly publications; assisting with training and teaching clinicians in the dissemination of evidence-based practice. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education, research, and clinical care. Pennsylvania Psychology License or license eligibility required.

Faculty member will write and compete for independent or mentored research grant applications in the area of anxiety and related disorders. Strong quantitative skills and previous experience in writing/administrating sponsored research are preferred.

Opportunities are available to seek funding for independent or collaborative studies at Penn.

The faculty appointment will be within the Department of Psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine.

Information about the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety (CTSA) and Edna B. Foa, Director of the Center, is available at For more information, please contact Dr. Foa.

Application review will begin February 1, 2018 and will continue on an ongoing basis thereafter.

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.

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Posted: 1/12/2018
Application Due: 1/12/2019
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