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University of Rochester Senior Instructor - 228568 in Rochester, New York

Senior Instructor Job ID 228568

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Responsibilities

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a licensed psychologist with specialty postdoctoral training in child and adolescent mental health. This faculty position is based in the Department of Psychiatry’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division and will have clinical, educational, and research responsibilities. Additional opportunities for scholarship are encouraged within the faculty member’s area of expertise as extramural funding permits. This position focuses on: (1) provision of clinical services to young children and their families in Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness Outpatient Services; (2) provision and evaluation of evidence-based Expanded School Mental Health interventions within early childhood and pre-school settings; and (3) interdisciplinary education and training, including doctoral and postdoctoral psychology trainees. This opportunity is focused on improving the health of the youngest children in our community (birth through age 8) through direct clinical care and expanding the capacity of early childhood settings to ameliorate the behavioral health needs of youth and their families.

Minimum requirements include PhD or doctoral equivalent in Psychology in an APA-accredited program, successful completion of an APA-accredited internship, postdoctoral training in child and adolescent psychology, licensure in the state of New York, and significant experience within school settings. Qualified applicants will be expected to possess advanced skills working within multidisciplinary teams and providing multidisciplinary trainings, as well as in research design and statistical analyses.

The Department of Psychiatry provides a full continuum of care, including a comprehensive psychiatric emergency program; adult, geriatric and child services (inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs); addiction services; a variety of community-based treatment programs; specialized programs for Spanish-speaking patients and deaf/hard-of-hearing patients, and more. Strong collaborative relationships support our multidisciplinary educational mission and provide state-of-the-art training facilities that include ready access to the URMC Center for Experiential Learning and its simulation training resources. The successful candidate will enjoy close working relationships with colleagues from other disciplines, including psychiatry, family therapy, nursing, social work, mental health counseling and chemical dependency.

Rochester, the surrounding Finger Lakes region, and the University of Rochester programs (e.g., the Eastman School of Music) offer a vibrant array of arts and recreational opportunities in a mid-size city with high quality public schools, as well as convenient access to major cities such as New York and Toronto.

How to apply:

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #228568 at

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

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

To inquire confidentially about this position, please contact: Linda J. Alpert-Gillis, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics & Clinical Nursing at

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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