The Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Tenure-Track Faculty position
The Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center seeks applicants for an open-rank, tenure track faculty position in the recently established Attention and Behavior Clinical (ABC) Science program in conjunction with our Affective Neurosciences Laboratory. The position is expected to begin Fall 2018. The position will offer a mix of protected research time along with clinical opportunities linked to the candidate areas of expertise. The ideal candidate will have an interest in applying cognitive and affective neuroscience to inform pediatric and adolescent mental health interventions research. Successful candidates will join a growing department dedicated to furthering the development and implementation of empirically supported assessment and treatment for children and youth.
ABC investigators have a strong background in the multimodal treatment of pediatric behavioral and emotional disorders with an emphasis on developing translationally informed interventions. Our Affective Neurosciences Laboratory utilizes several neuro- and psychophysiological measures to evaluate the role of affective and cognitive function in psychopathology, with an emphasis on translational neuroimaging. The laboratory has a broad focus including ADHD, addictions, eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. Experience with fMRI is welcomed but not required.
The Department of Psychiatry is comprised of 54 faculty members with nearly half in the Child Division. We also have an APA approved Psychology Internship and a Child Psychiatry Fellowship. The Psychiatry Department has a growing research portfolio supplemented by close collaborations with other neuroscience disciplines across several Penn State campuses.
The professional qualifications for this position include:
The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree of PhD in clinical child psychology or completion of child psychiatry fellowship program
Preference will be given to applicants with an established record (senior positions) or potential for (junior faculty) obtaining external funding and publishing studies in high quality peer-reviewed journals.
Licensed for the practice of medicine in the State of Pennsylvania
Board certification/eligibility in Psychiatry
The Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center, home to several hospitals, clinical and research institutes, and the Penn State College of Medicine. We are a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases in the region. Penn State Hershey Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional adult and pediatric trauma center. The campus is located in Hershey, PA in close proximity to Philadelphia, New York City, Washington, DC, and Baltimore
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional t...rauma center. As Central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center and home to Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine, we are looked to as a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. We have earned ANCC Magnet Recognition, which confirms our commitment to provide a professional environment that supports staff development and quality patient care.
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