Assoc Professor

Rochester, NY


The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or above based on academic expertise and accomplishment. We are recruiting for an outstanding teacher clinician scholar with outstanding skills to join the Department’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (CSPS; ). We are recruiting for a faculty member with adult and child clinical skills, and a scholarly focus on youth suicide prevention, especially in under-resourced environments, low and middle-income countries, and disadvantaged populations. The successful candidate will contribute to the clinical, educational, and research missions in these areas, collaborating with other CSPS investigators, and participating in training and education activities within the CSPS, including investing in the development and diversity of postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty.

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  1. PhD or doctoral equivalent in mental health counseling, psychology, or relevant discipline. Licensed in the state of New York, with experience in family and health/clinical social work, integrated care, medical education, and issues of equity and inclusion in healthcare.

  2. Track record of scholarship on the issues noted above with indications of academic success.

One of the nation's top academic medical centers, the University of Rochester Medical Center forms the centerpiece of the University's health research, teaching, patient care and community outreach missions. The University's health care delivery network is anchored by Strong Memorial Hospital - an 800-bed, University-owned teaching hospital which boasts specialty programs that consistently rank among the best in the nation. At URMC, our robust teaching and research programs transform the patient experience with fresh ideas and approaches steeped in disciplined science and the biopsychosocial model. Here, care is delivered by health care professionals who innovate, collaborate, and care deeply about the lives they touch.

The Department of Psychiatry at URMC offers a vibrant and stimulating setting in which to conduct research. In addition to the CSPS, there are active research programs in aging, psychosis, substance use, women’s health, interpersonal violence, psychiatric presentations in primary care settings, and other areas, and a large child and adolescent psychiatry program with multiple sites throughout the city and in surrounding towns. Research is facilitated by university groups such as the Mount Hope Family Center ( ) the Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI; ), the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience ( ), the Goergen Institute for Data Science ( ), and the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies ).

The surrounding counties constitute a community of over one million residents spread over many neighborhoods and townships. With a wealth of unique attractions and events spanning all four seasons, the city has been rated by Forbes as one of America’s top ten most livable cities, #3 Best Places to Raise a Family 2010, Top 50 Most Educated Cities in America, and boasts affordable housing and public schools that rank among the highest in the nation.

Compensation includes an excellent, nationally competitive base salary, with bonus/moonlighting opportunities, annual CME stipend, and generous benefits package through the University, that includes a retirement program, wellness incentives and tuition benefits.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #245540 at

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Psychiatry M&D Research

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