Geriatric Psychiatry Faculty Position at Vanderbilt Medical Center - Nashville, TN

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee is expanding its Division of Geriatric Psychiatry. Efforts include expansion of our clinical, education, and research missions. The division is home to a thriving geriatric psychiatry fellowship, partnered with an outstanding general psychiatry residency training program. There are also a range of research studies conducted through the Vanderbilt Center of Cognitive Medicine with a focus on late-life mood and cognitive disorders. Applicants must be board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Geriatric Psychiatry and eligible for an unrestricted medical license in Tennessee.


Primary responsibilities will include patient care, teaching of fellows, resident and students, and participation in scholarly activities. There are options to work in both inpatient and outpatient settings, provide brain stimulation services, and opportunities to engage with senior researchers to participate in clinical research. For interested candidates, a joint appointment with the Tennessee Valley VA System can be explored. A competitive salary and an excellent benefits package are offered. Academic rank at Vanderbilt University will be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements.


Nashville is located in central Tennessee. The broader Nashville area boasts a low cost of living and has a range of excellent public and private schools. Residents enjoy an active music scene, outstanding restaurants, and a range of sporting and entertainment venues. 


Interested applicants can submit confidential inquiries and send their CV to: Warren D. Taylor, MD, James G. Blakemore Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at