Employment Opportunities

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to utilize patch clamp electrophysiology to examine synaptic plasticity in addiction in the laboratories of Drs. Cassandra Gipson-Reichardt and Foster Olive.
Sponsor(s): Arizona State University

Postdoctoral Position

Psychosis Neurobiology Laboratory, Psychotic Disorders Division at McLean Hospital, and the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, is seeking a NIH R01-funded postdoctoral fellow to join our group for a 2-3-year appointment.
Sponsor(s): McLean Hospital

Research Fellow and Postdoctoral Positions

Candidates with either an MD or PhD are invited to apply for a Research Fellow or Postdoctoral Position in Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders.
Sponsor(s): Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Assistant to Full Professor Positions

Candidates with an MD, PhD, or MD PhD and a track record of excellence in the areas of mood and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, psychotic disorders, autism and obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders, neurotherapeutics, health disparities, multicultural mental health and related areas will be considered for translational and clinical research positions at the rank of Assistant to Full Professor.
Sponsor(s): The Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral clinical research fellowship is open with an active research group (The Laboratory of Clinical Psychopharmacology) at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, conducting human laboratory studies and clinical trials in alcoholism and the addictions.
Sponsor(s): The Scripps Research Institute

Canada Research Chair in Developmental Psychopathology and Youth Mental Health

Dalhousie University is seeking an MD and/or PhD candidate for Canada Research Chair in developmental psychopathology to expand a successful program of early diagnosis and intervention in major psychiatric disorders.
Sponsor(s): Dalhousie University

Adult Outpatient Psychiatry

The Emory Clinic is seeking an academic or clinical psychiatrist interested in joining a vibrant mental health team. Our clinicians, educators and researchers are invested in providing high quality care in an innovative environment. The qualified candidate will serve as a full-time attending in the adult outpatient program of Emory Clinic and will help develop evidence-based and specialty treatment programs as well as educate the next generation of psychiatrists.
Sponsor(s): Emory Clinic

Faculty Position

A full-time faculty position is available in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level for a clinical researcher studying any area of child psychiatry.
Sponsor(s): UC Davis School of Medicine

Faculty Position, Full Professor

The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, in association with the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Greater Los Angeles VA (GLAVA) Healthcare System, is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-equivalent faculty position in Addiction Research at the Full Professor rank.
Sponsor(s): UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Postdoctoral Fellow

The Mood and Personality Disorders Program, directed by Professor Harold W. Koenigsberg, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City is seeking a full-time Postodoctoral Fellow to begin in Fall of Winter of 2016-7.
Sponsor(s): Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Director

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is recruiting a Director for our growing clinical and research program in psychosis.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Assistant Professor

McLean Hospital, Psychotic Disorders Division, and the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, invite applications for faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level from qualified individuals with clinical/translational research interests relevant to schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.
Sponsor(s): McLean Hospital

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The University of California San Diego has an opening for a postdoctoral research fellow.
Sponsor(s): University of California San Diego

Fellowship Position in Perinatal and Women’s Mental Health

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking two full-time psychiatrists for a one year fellowship in Perinatal and Women’s Mental Health to join the faculty of a strong, multidisciplinary program in a medical center academic department. The candidate will join a rich, collaborative environment with other clinicians and scientists in the Feinberg School of Medicine and throughout the University.
Sponsor(s): Northwestern University / Feinberg School of Medicine

Postdoctoral Fellowship - Clinical/Cognitive Neuroscience Research

The position will involve investigating the role of sleep in memory consolidation, how these processes go awry in schizophrenia and autism, and the effects of pharmacological and other interventions. Our work has linked cognitive deficits to specific heritable mechanisms (sleep spindles and other sleep oscillations) and we are seeking effective interventions.
Sponsor(s): Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital

Faculty Position

The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program (MAP), a vibrant clinical research program within the Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position on the Academic Track.
Sponsor(s): Mount Sinai

Postdoctoral Position

The Imaging Research Center and Dynamic Memory Lab at UC Davis (Co-PIs: J. Daniel Ragland, Charan Ranganath) are seeking a postdoctoral researcher for an NIMH-funded project investigating the impact of schizophrenia on neural systems involved in learning and memory.
Sponsor(s): UC Davis Imaging Research Center

Paul Janssen Fellowship in Translational Neuroscience

The Paul Janssen Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding young physician-investigator (M.D. or Ph.D. degree) to conduct novel translational research in the field of neuroscience as it relates to psychiatric disease and medicine.
Sponsor(s): Columbia University Medical Center

Endowed Chair Position in Addiction Psychiatry Research

Birmingham – University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology is accepting applications from M.D. and/or Ph.D. psychiatrists, psychologists, and neuroscientists for an endowed chair position with emphasis on the clinical treatment of addictions, including clinical trials, human-subject based laboratory methods, and/or translational science research.
Sponsor(s): University of Alabama at Birmingham

Medical Director, Autism Program

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is recruiting a Medical Director for our growing clinical and research program in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We are seeking a Board Certified adult/child and adolescent psychiatrist with a background and expertise in autism, both clinical and research.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Molecular Mechanisms of Alcohol Dependence

The Morrow Lab (http://www.med.unc.edu/alcohol/faculty-research/a.-leslie-morrow-ph.d) has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellow interested in discovery of the molecular mechanisms underlying ethanol dependence. Studies will involve the use of molecular, electrophysiological, confocal imaging and/or behavioral techniques aimed at identifying targets for the prevention/amelioration of ethanol dependence pathology.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies

Research Fellowship, Clinical and Translational Research

The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program (MAP) is pleased to announce the opening of a research fellowship opportunity in experimental therapeutics and clinical neuroscience in mood and anxiety disorders. Located within the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai —internationally acclaimed for excellence in scientific research, clinical care, and education—the Program conducts early-stage clinical trials and mechanistic studies aimed at facilitating treatment discovery across the mood and anxiety disorder spectrum.
Sponsor(s): Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Psychiatry and the Neuroscience Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invite applications for a tenure-track/tenure-eligible faculty position. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an innovative externally- funded research program directed at uncovering neuronal mechanisms that underlie neuropsychiatric disease states.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Residency Program Director Faculty Position

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego is recruiting academically oriented faculty to fulfill several priority areas in the growth of a department that is known for its excellence in research, education, and clinical care. It is our intention that one such faculty recruit will serve as Director of our Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program. The Program Director position is a wonderful opportunity for a motivated academic-‐educator to oversee a well-‐established, fully-‐accredited training program.
Sponsor(s): University of California San Diego

Residency Program Director Faculty Position

The Department of Psychiatry at UCSD is recruiting academically oriented faculty to fulfill several priority areas in the growth of a department that is known for its excellence in research, education, and clinical care. It is our intention that one such faculty recruit will serve as Director of our Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program. The Program Director position is a wonderful opportunity for a motivated
Sponsor(s): University of California San Diego

Health Scientist Administrator

The National Institutes of Health has a number of Health Scientist Administrator vacancies. The salaries for these positions are based upon individual qualifications and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, which includes retirement, Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life and long-term care insurance.
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Postdoctoral Trainee Position

A Collaborative Research on Addiction (CRAN) Postdoctoral Trainee position is available at the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. The UNC training grant has been funded since 1997 and has a history of successfully mentoring of postdoctoral scientists in behavioral, cellular, and molecular alcohol studies.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Chief of Medical Unit

Provide and supervise the provision of the diagnosis and continuous management (including regular clinical reassessments) of diseases and disorders of patients enrolled in START clinics. This position reports directly to the Director of Medical Services, under the Division of Medical Services, Research and Information Technology.
Sponsor(s): START Treatment & Recovery Centers

Medical Director

START Treatment & Recovery Centers is seeking a Medical Director to join a diverse, comprehensive, evidence-based health care facility in carrying out an ambitious, progressive agenda. The Director will supervise the provision and continuous management of patients receiving care in all START clinics, and participate in health-related policy decisions, and in the design and implementation of clinical research.
Sponsor(s): START Treatment & Recovery Centers

Director of Evaluation & Research

The Director will oversee all qualitative and quantitative research, including focus groups, one-on-one interviews as well as surveys. The Director is directly responsible or from a collaborative effort with Leadership staff, for the preparation and/or review all reports and documents submitted to government entities, various representatives of funding sources, or other outside agencies. In addition, the position will maintain external contact with government representatives, consulting agencies and business partners.
Sponsor(s): START Treatment and Recovery Centers

Academic Psychiatrist/Addiction Researcher

In a strategic effort to enhance addiction research and care, the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (Lovell FHCC) in North Chicago, IL is inviting applications for a new position in addiction research and treatment.
Sponsor(s): Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center

Research Fellow / Junior Faculty Position

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Women’s Hormones and Aging Research Program (WHARP) is seeking a Junior Clinical Faculty Member/Senior Clinical Research Fellow to work with our clinical research program to improve our understanding of mechanisms and treatments for estrogen- and menopause-related symptoms of hot flashes, depression, sleep disturbance, and fatigue.
Sponsor(s): The Brigham and Women's Hospital Women's Mental Health Research

Postdoctoral Position in Drug Abuse Research

A position is available for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher in my laboratory at the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, at the Washington State University School of Veterinary Medicine, in Pullman WA.
Sponsor(s): Washington State University

Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available in the Schizophrenia Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to study the molecular mechanisms of schizophrenia. The Schizophrenia Center has a strong translational infrastructure, including abundant access to patient biospecimens with clinical data, and several sets of animal models.
Sponsor(s): Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Director for Division of Extramural Research

Are you a top-level Scientific Researcher or Scientific Administrator seeking a career at one of the preeminent biomedical research institutes in the nation and the world? The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Division of Extramural Research (DER).
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Postdoctoral Fellow

The Bridging Research on Anxiety, Innovations, and Neuroscience (BRAIN) Group in the Department of Psychology seeks a full-time postdoctoral fellow to join their neuroimaging research team. The start date is flexible, although Summer/Fall 2014 is preferred.
Sponsor(s): University of Miami

Medical Officer Positions

The National Institutes of Health has a number of Medical Officer vacancies. The salaries for these positions are based upon individual qualifications and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, which includes retirement, Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life and long-term care insurance.
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Endowed Chair in Autism

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an endowed chair position in Autism and related disorders. The successful candidate will be an outstanding Full or Associate Professor with clinical /translational research interests in autism and related disorders, and a history of success in obtaining extramural funding.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Endowed Chair in Substance Abuse Disorders

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an endowed chair position in Substance Abuse Disorders. The successful candidate will be an outstanding Full or Associate Professor with clinical /translational research interests in substance abuse disorders, and a history of success in obtaining extramural funding.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Professorship in mood disorders and Scientific Director of the mood disorder center

The Mood Disorder Center is a major clinical, research and teaching program within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Located on the main medical school campus, researchers in the program are actively engaged in genetic and epigenetic studies of the causes of mood disorders, pharmacogenetic studies of treatment responses, imaging studies of brain structure and function, animal models on the effects of stress in neural function and clinical trials of novel treatments.
Sponsor(s): John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Endowed Chair in Affective Disorders

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an endowed chair position in Affective Disorders (including mood, anxiety or traumatic stress disorders). The successful candidate will be an outstanding Full or Associate Professor with clinical /translational research interests in the affective disorders, and a history of success in obtaining extramural funding.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Assistant / Associate Professor

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Psychiatry at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center.
Sponsor(s): University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM)

Endowed Mood Disorders Research Position

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology is accepting applications from board certified psychiatrists, Ph.D. level psychologists and neuroscientists for a faculty position in the Division of Behavioral Neurobiology.
Sponsor(s): University of Alabama at Birmingham
 

Community Education

See community initiatives funded in part by the ACNP that help people learn more about mental health and read about winners of our Outreach Initiative Awards in the Community Education Programs section.

Member Interviews

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