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The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD), in partnership with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking a full-time Deputy Director of the NCPTSD Dissemination & Training Division at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

The National Center for PTSD (NCPTSD) consortium is the world's leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD and traumatic stress. The NCPTSD Dissemination and Training Division is based at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System and works with VA facilities nationwide. Focal areas of this Division include improving the quality of PTSD care through implementation science and expanding the reach of PTSD care through mobile apps and other digital technologies.

The chosen candidate will be an emerging thought leader and a capable administrator with an established program of research in posttraumatic stress or related disorders, implementation science, and/or digital mental health. Possible candidates could include, but are not limited to, psychologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychiatrists, and neuropsychologists. Clinical psychologist applicants must have a doctoral degree in psychology or equivalent degree, have completed an APA-accredited internship, and possess or be fully eligible for licensure as a psychologist in California. Physician applicants must have a medical degree or equivalent degree, completed training in General Psychiatry, be board- certified in General Psychiatry, and possess or be fully eligible for a California medical license.

Physicians interested in working with children must hold board certification in child psychiatry.

The Deputy Director works with the Director to prioritize and oversee Dissemination & Training Division research and education activities, mentor junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows, and represent the Division with professional organizations, VA national leadership, and other stakeholders. The Deputy Director, together with the Director, directly or indirectly supervises 45 staff. The Deputy Director maintains an active program of scholarly research through obtaining grants and publishing peer-reviewed publications on implementation science, digital mental health, or other PTSD-related topics.

Candidates may be considered with appointment as an Assistant, Associate, or full Professor in either the Medical Central Line or Non-Tenure Line (Research) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, or appointment to the appropriate rank within the Clinician Educator (Affiliated) faculty, commensurate with experience and scholarly record.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line are 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.

The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educator is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

This position is only open to U.S. citizens and nationals. Stanford and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all 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 experiences and interests and the names of three references via e-mail only to:

Search Chair: Craig Rosen, Ph.D., c/o Ella Koosis
National Center for PTSD Dissemination & Training Division
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
795 Willow Road (334-PTSD) Menlo Park, CA 94025
Email: [email protected]
Alternate contact: Diana Kim | [email protected] | (650) 498-0566

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Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 11/10/2032
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