Clinical Assistant Professor - Perinatal Psychiatry

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed-term psycholog
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Information

Department Psychiatry - General - 412202

Posting Open Date 08/03/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor - Perinatal Psychiatry Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004606 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 01/08/2024

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.

OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.

OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.

Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.

Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term psychologist. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of clinicians who provide diagnostic, stabilization, and treatment services for the Perinatal Psychiatry specialty program. We are looking for a psychologist specifically experienced in perinatal psychology. The primary responsibilities include providing outpatient assessment and therapy for perinatal patients and couples. The successful candidate will have strong training and experience with Behavioral Activation and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Teaching activities will include training psychology interns, psychiatry medical residents, and clinical fellows.

This role also involves research. The primary research role involves supervising non-specialist providers (e.g., nurses, doulas, or peers) on a randomized controlled trial examining the efficacy of a brief, evidence-based psychological treatment for perinatal depression and anxiety. Additional opportunities for conducting research are also available.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD with appropriate training in psychology and an APA-approved internship.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

  • At least one year of supervised post-doctoral clinical training
  • Experience with behavior therapies, including Behavior Activation and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Experience with couples therapy or partner-assisted therapy
  • Experience in diagnostic evaluation and psychotherapy with perinatal populations
  • Experience with therapy supervision
  • Ability to work well in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Interest and experience working with historically marginalized populations
  • Licensed Psychologist in North Carolina
  • Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

    Not Applicable.

    Special Instructions

    Interested candidates may apply by going to https: // and attaching a curriculum vitae, cover letter, certifications/licenses, degree transcripts, writing/research sample, teaching philosophy/evaluations, and research statement. In addition to letter writers, please include the names of 2-3 additional references. A sample syllabus, media presentation, and administrative summary are optional documents that candidates may include.

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    Department Contact Information

    Department Contact Name and Title Carla Feuerstein, HR Consultant

    Department Contact Telephone or Email carlafeuer[email protected] Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

    If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to [email protected].

    Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certification/licenses
  • List of References
  • Degree Transcripts
  • Writing/research Sample
  • Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
  • Research Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Sample Syllabus
  • Media Presentation
  • Administrative Summary
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

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