The University of Vermont, Robert Larner, MD, College of Medicine and the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVM MC) are seeking a full-time faculty member at the Associate or Full Professor level on the research scholar pathway to join our team of professionals to lead the research program within the UVM Division of Child Psychiatry within the Department of Psychiatry. The selected candidate shall have the following primary tasks: increase the engagement in externally funded research; manage a variety of faculty-focused processes within the division, such as professional development; maintain a level of personal research productivity leading to scholarly publication; and contribute to the teaching and clinical aims of the department.
The ideal candidate will have a well-established portfolio of publications, awards, and ongoing externally-funded research related to understanding the development and population impact of child mental health. Experience in innovative areas such as epigenetics, biological embedding of social experiences, and the long-term consequences of early adverse experiences is recommended. Clinical experience and teaching is a plus. Successful experience with research mentorship is required. The candidate would be expected to take on a leadership role in bridging and extending the research programs within the Child Psychiatry Division. As such, we are seeking a scholar whose work offers a critical and innovative approach in child psychiatry and whose disposition will promote and inspire collaborative science.
This research scholar will join the Child Psychiatry division in the Department of Psychiatry. The Child Psychiatry Division is also home to the Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families (VCCYF). With over 9000 annual outpatient visits each year, the VCCYF is known internationally as a center of excellence for innovative family-based empirical assessment and treatment.
Applicants either a must have either a PhD in clinical psychology or a medical degree and be board certified in psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry.
Burlington, Vermont is located in the beautiful Lake Champlain region, surrounded by the Green and Adirondack Mountains. It is a great place for families, with excellent public schools and year-round recreational opportunities. It is home to the University of Vermont and three independent colleges that provide an academically stimulating and culturally rich environment. Montreal and Boston are within easy driving distances.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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