The Department of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis provides the community with high-quality psychiatric and behavioral care while facilitating teaching and research.
We are seeking outpatient clinicians and investigators at all academic levels. Clinician faculty work with a wide range of patients and conditions using innovative methods and delivery systems, including collaborative care and telemedicine. We are also hiring researchers in the areas of preclinical neuroscience (including circuits, neuroinflammation, and novel treatments), translational psychiatry (including neurostimulation, addiction, and chrono-biology), and clinical research (including neuro-interventional psychiatry and digital health). Individuals with MD/Ph.D., MD, DO, or Ph.D. with postdoctoral experience are eligible. Geriatric psychiatry clinicians and investigators with research programs that cross traditional departmental boundaries are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Department includes strong programs in clinical research, genetics, epidemiology, pharmacology, neurophysiology, brain imaging, policy, public health, child & adolescent psychiatry, translational studies, and implementation research. These positions also offer superb scientific resources, including a competitive start-up package.
About Washington University School of Medicine
Mental health is a key pillar of the strategic vision for Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Without mental health, there is no health, and accordingly WashU Psychiatry serves as a hub of interaction with many other departments, institutes, and schools at WashU. It also serves as a bridge to the St. Louis community and region. The School of Medicine is in a period of dynamic growth with construction on several new research buildings and additions relevant to Psychiatry well underway. Successful applicants will also have access to outstanding broader resources: core facilities including sequencing and genome engineering & analysis, microscopy, animal behavior, high-performance computing, and institutes of Clinical and Translational Sciences, Public Health, and Informatics.
Washington University School of Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry strongly feel that by bringing together people from varying backgrounds, experiences and areas of expertise, we can develop richer solutions to complex scientific questions, train culturally sensitive clinicians and researchers, and provide health care in a way that best serves our diverse patient population. To support this excellence, we are deeply committed to building a diverse, inclusive and equitable community in which everyone is welcomed and valued.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis offers a wide range of networking and development opportunities to women and under-represented groups.