Open Rank Faculty Position in Psychiatric Services Research - (170001YB)
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine invites applications for an Assistant / Associate / Full Professor position in the Division of Psychiatric Services Research. This position is for a health services researcher or interventions researcher with training and experience in the field of mental health care including substance abuse treatment services, and is open to any faculty rank. Candidates may be appointed on either the tenure- or research-faculty track, depending on qualifications and preference. Candidates must have a PhD, MD, or other doctoral degree in health services research, pharmaceutical science, economics, computer science, psychology, health policy, epidemiology, or related field. Successful candidates will have either a record of external research funding or strong potential to obtain external funding for services research and/or intervention research projects. This is a full-time research position funded by both internal and external sources.
The Division of Psychiatric Services Research conducts psychiatric research in health care policy, health economics, applied psychology, pharmaceutical science, community psychiatry, co-occurring disorders, integrated care, behavioral interventions, and other areas of psychiatric care. The Division generates more than $5 million annually in external research funding, and has existing research partnerships with clinical divisions of the Department of Psychiatry, with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Capitol Healthcare Network (VISN5) Mental Illness Research and Education Clinical Center, and with the Maryland Behavioral Health Administration. The Division maintains a comprehensive research infrastructure to support clinical interventions research as well as several large databases for administrative data projects, including data from Medicaid and Medicare claims, the Health Care Utilization Project, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care system, and the State of Maryland Public Mental Health System. For more information, see:
The University of Maryland, School of Medicine, is located on the University of Maryland-Baltimore campus near Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Camden Yards. The Baltimore Washington International Airport is 5 miles away, and Washington D.C. is 40 miles away.
Candidates must have a PhD, MD, or other doctoral degree in health services research, pharmaceutical science, economics, computer science, psychology, health policy, epidemiology, or related field. Successful candidates will have either a record of external research funding or strong potential to obtain external funding for services research and/or intervention research projects. This is a full-time research position funded by both internal and external sources.
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Dec 8, 2017
Internal Number: 77581
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.