The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant/Associate level in the clinician/teaching series to serve as a licensed clinical psychologist in the Child Behavioral Health Clinic or CBHC. The CBHC is an academic outpatient psychiatry clinic serving the greater Northern California region and a diverse patient population. Our clinical staff consists of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and trainees including medical students, psychiatry residents and fellows, and clinical psychology interns/postdoctoral fellows. We take a team-based approach to mental health treatment and work closely with the rest of the health system including primary care physicians and medical specialists.
The position includes a combination of direct clinical care at the CBHC, along with supervision and teaching psychiatry and psychology trainees. Opportunities to participate in and lead the development of new clinical programs are available. Teaching and supervisory experience of child psychiatry and general psychiatry residents, fellows, and medical students is preferred, as well as experience supervising psychology practicum students, predoctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows. Time is allocated for didactic teaching, case conferences, and supervision. In addition, the applicant will engage in scholarly or creative activities derived from and in support of their clinical teaching, professional, and service activities. Opportunities for involvement in established research programs may be available.
The incumbent will provide teaching and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows, participate in appropriate professional societies and educational organizations, provide service to department and school committees. This individual should also have ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment and adhere to University policies and procedures.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has approximately 65 residents in six residency training programs and 90 faculty and staff psychiatrists and psychologists at the UC Davis Medical Center and the Northern California VA Health System. The incumbent will also have a relationship with clinical and research programs at the UC Davis MIND Institute. The Department provides a stimulating teaching and academic environment. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/psychiatry/.
This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate Rank, and the resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate rank regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.