Stanford Medicine Department of Psychiatry - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking new full-time Professoriate faculty members at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor in the University Medical Line. These are positions for clinician scientists specializing in mental health and based in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, either located at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System or on the Stanford campus and related facilities.

The chosen candidates will be expected to conduct scholarly research, clinical care, and teaching in the areas of psychiatry or psychology in adult and/or child and adolescent populations across several areas of programmatic need, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, addiction medicine, public mental health and/or special patient populations, among others. Candidates are required to have a proven track record of success in producing high-quality scholarly work, in addition to excellence in teaching and established clinical expertise in their respective field. Possible candidates could include, but are not limited to, psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychiatrists, and neuropsychologists.

Physician applicants must have a medical degree or equivalent degree, completed training in General Psychiatry, be board-certified in General Psychiatry, and possess or be fully eligible for a California medical license. Physicians interested in working with children must hold board certification in child psychiatry. Clinical psychologist applicants must have a doctoral degree in psychology or equivalent degree, have completed an APA-accredited internship, and possess or be fully eligible for licensure as a psychologist in California. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their experiences and interests and the names of three references via e-mail only to:

Search Chair: Alan Louie, M.D., c/o Chris Hall Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford University School of Medicine
401 Quarry Road
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: (650) 724-0521 | Email: