Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine
The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in child and adolescent mental health at the level of Assistant Professor, starting in Summer 2021.
The selected candidate will be expected to work with current faculty and a multidisciplinary team to advance skills in research, training, policy, and practice related to child and adolescent mental health services, with an emphasis on school-based services. The position will support the work of the National Center for School Mental Health ( http://www.schoolmentalhealth.org/ ) and will be supported initially by federal and state grants and contracts, including two grants focused on building school, district and state capacity for high quality, trauma-responsive Comprehensive School Mental Health Systems, with the expectation that the new faculty member move towards independent funding in future years . In addition to collaborating on school mental health research and policy activities, the new position may include the opportunity for clinical practice in schools, depending on candidates' interests and experience. Competitive salary and benefits will be provided.
Expected rank is Assistant Professor or higher, however, rank and tenure status is dependent on candidate's qualifications .
Candidates should have:
* interest in collaborating on research pertaining to local, state and national school mental health systems for children and adolescents
* evidence of research and academic productivity (peer-reviewed publications, grants, awards)
* excellent communication skills, and the ability and desire to represent the National Center for School Mental Health and the University of Maryland School of Medicine
* interest in developing an independent but compatible research agenda
Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD/PsyD from an APA-accredited clinical, school, or counseling psychology program or provide documentation that they are on track to complete all doctoral requirements for the Ph.D./Psy.D. prior to Summer 2021. Applications can be initiated by sending a CV and a statement of interest to Dr. Sarah Edwards, Division Director, firstname.lastname@example.org and applying online.
UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD/PsyD from an APA-accredited clinical, school, or counseling psychology program or provide documentation that they are on track to complete all doctoral requirements for the Ph.D./Psy.D. prior to Summer 2021.
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Dec 4, 2020
Internal Number: 162941
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