Mood Disorders Research Psychiatrist or Psychologist
The Mood Disorders Center (MDC) in the Department of Psychiatry in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is seeking an Academic Psychiatrist with a research focus in mood disorders to join our faculty. Appointment will be on the tenure track, open rank. We are seeking a candidate who is committed to transforming the understanding, prevention, detection, and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder. The position is a 1.0 FTE with commensurate protected time and support for research interests with the latter devoted to scholarly pursuits which may include research and teaching.
The Mood Disorders Center is led by Jess Fiedorowicz, MD, PhD and Amanda Miller, LMSW. The University of Iowa Mood Disorders Center is active site in the National Network of Depression Centers. More information about the center can be found at https://medicine.uiowa.edu/psychiatry/patient-care/welcome . The Center has a treatment including mood disorders outpatient, an inpatient mood disorders service, mood disorders partial hospital program, treatment refractory mood disorder consultation clinic, women's wellness service, TMS and ECT programs, targeted psychotherapy workshops, and is starting a ketamine infusion program. The Center collaborates with the Iowa Neuroscience Institute to support research initiatives across the University. Our research efforts in psychiatry and the neurosciences are well-funded with dozens of research initiatives in progress. Additionally, the Mood Disorders Center is highly involved in community efforts to increase access to care and reduce the burden of stigma.
The University of Iowa, Department of Psychiatry offers competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a collegial professional environment. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. It was recently name by Forbes magazine as the nation's #1 employer in the health care industry, and the #7 employer overall.
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With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.