Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor – Geriatric Psychiatry Services

The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for a Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor to serve as teaching attending physician in its Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic with a culturally diverse patient population. The applicant(s) will also be supervising general psychiatry residents with their geriatric cases, and both general and combined residents in IM/Psych FM/Psych. Experience with neuromodulation strategies (e.g. ECT or TMS) is not required, but is desirable. Time is allocated for didactic teaching, case conferences, and supervision. In addition, the applicant(s) will engage in scholarly or creative activities derived from and in support of their clinical teaching, professional and service activities. The candidates will also evaluate and treat their own patients.


Requirements for this position include an MD, board certification in general psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry, a California Medical license (or eligibility for licensure in the State of California). Teaching and supervisory experience of residents, fellows, and medical students is preferred, as well as experience supervising adult psychiatry residents/fellows, general psychiatry residents, and medical students. This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate Rank in the health sciences clinical professor series, and the resulting hires will be at the Assistant/Associate rank in this series regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has approximately 65 residents in six residency training programs and 90 faculty and staff psychiatrists and psychologists at the UC Davis Medical Center and the Northern California VA Health System. The Department provides a stimulating teaching and academic environment.


Applications should be submitted by October 4, 2021 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until December 21, 2021 or until filed. Qualified applicants should upload a Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching, along with contact information for 3 to 5 references online at:


The University of California, Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.


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