Applications Open: Assistant/Associate Professor Position, UF Department of Psychiatry

Published: January 1st, 2020

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Assistant/Associate Professor Position

University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Location: Gainesville, Florida

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The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida is recruiting a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with clear research expertise in clinical addiction science and specific skills in the study of a) lifespan trajectories, and/or b) psychiatric and medical comorbidities, and/or c) the application of large data sets to inform science, practice, and policy. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and diverse populations. This position provides opportunities to collaborate with diverse addiction scientists at UF through its Center for Addiction Research & Education (UF CARE). UF CARE has over 44 faculty scientists who represent 7 UF Colleges and 14 academic departments. UF is also an active site for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study, a landmark NIH funded study of development through adolescence. Addiction faculty in the department are engaged in UF and national collaborations that afford rich opportunities for career development. As a faculty member in the College of Medicine, the candidate will be expected to not only participate in both independent and collaborative research programs, but to also contribute to its education mission by participating in graduate and/or medical education. Finally, the successful candidate must be willing to engage in service at the level of the department, college, and larger profession. We are seeking a self-driven, emerging, or established researcher with exceptional potential as a leader in their field.


Eligible applicants require a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, with postdoctoral experience including work in clinical addiction science whether in psychology (cognitive, developmental, clinical), neuroscience, or a related field. Documented evidence of productivity based on publications in appropriate peer-reviewed journals and scientific presentations are requisite. Successful competition for and/or evidence of a high probability for conduct of an externally funded program of research is also required. Evidence for mentoring students and productive and collegial interactions with scientific and clinical colleagues will also be important considerations. Minimum requirements include a doctorate in a relevant discipline, and 3-5 years of post-doctoral experience.

Application Instructions

Please upload a CV, cover letter, and transcripts to complete your online application. The cover letter should include the names and contact information of three individuals who can provide an evaluative appraisal of the candidate’s work, potential in the field, and capacity to be an effective colleague in an academic health sciences center. This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES).

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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