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Red Sox Foundation and MGH Home Base Program

Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Medical School

1. Education Director

Full-time clinical psychologist or psychiatrist for The Training Institute at Home Base: a Welcome Back Veterans education initiative to heal the invisible wounds of war. Responsible for clinical oversight and program development and implementation of in-person and online education focused on improving access to care for post-9/11 veterans and their families, including dissemination of custom education, training curricula and tools for first responders, patient care providers, and rehabilitation service professionals.

Candidates should be a) board certified/board eligible psychiatrists or psychologists with expertise in the pharmacotherapy care of patients with anxiety, depression and traumatic stress disorders; b) dedicated to excellence in clinical care, teaching, and mentorship; and c) qualified for an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School at the rank of assistant professor or above. Eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts required. MGH is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly urged to apply.

Previous clinical experience with PTSD and TBI, anxiety and traumatic stress disorders, alcohol and substance use disorders, and/or military populations highly desirable; expertise in neuropsychiatry a plus. Strong background in curriculum development, including development of educational outreach materials to the community required.

2. Outpatient Clinic Director

Full-time psychiatrist or PhD-level psychologist responsible for overseeing the Home Base Program Outpatient Clinic operations for veterans and their families under care at MGH, including supervision and oversight of staff and trainees, clinical policies and program development and clinical care and emergency management. Member of clinical leadership team to implement new programs; position allows for appropriate research opportunities.

Candidates should be a) board certified/board eligible psychiatrist with expertise in the pharmacotherapy care or licensed psychologist with experience in evidence based psychotherapy for patients with anxiety, depression and traumatic stress disorders; b) dedicated to excellence in clinical care, teaching and mentorship; and c) qualified for an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School at the rank of assistant professor or above.

Previous clinical experience with PTSD, alcohol and substance abuse, and/or military populations is highly desirable; experience with neuropsychiatry a plus. Eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts is required. MGH is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly urged to apply.

To apply (both): Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three references to Naomi Simon, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Home Base Program at MGH; attention Amy Fitzpatrick, Senior Administrative Manager, Home Base  Program, 101 Merrimac Street 2nd floor, Boston, MA 02114. For more information, aofitzpatrick [at] partners [dot] org (e-mail Amy Fitzpatrick. )

Behavioral Specialist, Rogers Memorial Hospital

Currently accepting applications for behavioral specialists to join our team in the greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin, area. Full- and part-time opportunities to work, train, and learn from leaders in the behavioral health field of specialized cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
Train in CBT interventions, including exposure and ritual prevention and prolonged exposure; cognitive restructuring; and behavioral activation. You will work directly with patients in our residential, IOP, PHP, and acute inpatient treatment programs. Responsibilities are to work with Rogers’ leading psychologists to design and implement CBT-specific treatment plans for those with anxiety and OCD-spectrum disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, and trauma stress disorders. Find more information.

Apply here.  
Contact:jlehner [at] rogershospital [dot] org ( Jamie Lehner)

Psychiatrist, Red Sox Foundation MGH Home Base Program

The MGH Department of Psychiatry is recruiting for a full-time psychiatrist for the Red Sox Foundation MGH Home Base Program for returning veterans and their families.

Candidates should be a) board certified/board eligible psychiatrists with expertise in the pharmacotherapy care of patients with anxiety, depression and traumatic stress disorders; b) dedicated to excellence in clinical care, teaching and mentorship; and c) qualified for an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School at the rank of Assistant Professor or above. While this position is predominantly clinical, potential opportunities for participation in education, research, and/ or administration are possible. 

Previous clinical experience with anxiety and traumatic stress disorders and/or military populations is highly desirable; experience with alcohol and substance use disorders a plus. Eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts is required. The Massachusetts General Hospital is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly urged to apply.

Apply by e-mailing a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three references to Naomi Simon, MD, MSc, Home Base Program at MGH, attention Cheryl Brathwaite, Home Base Program, One Bowdoin Square, 6th floor, Boston, MA 02114; e-mail cbrathwaite1 [at] partners [dot] org

Group Therapists, Compass Health Center

Compass Health Center, an outpatient psychiatric center in Northbrook, Illinois, provides evidenced-based multidisciplinary therapy within a supportive, collaborative environment. We pride ourselves on constantly reinventing ways we can improve patient care.
We are seeking to fill our growing programs with experienced, dynamic, innovative, and organized therapists for our partial hospitalization program and intensive outpatient program. Find out more information here.

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Miami

Neuroimaging post-doctoral fellow position available. Individuals interested in understanding the neural correlates of anxiety disorders are particularly encouraged to apply. Research focuses on functional neuroimaging and translational approaches to the study of fear/safety learning and attention using a developmental perspective. Find additional information here. Please contact Jennifer Britton, PhD.

Assistant Professor — Professor

The University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Psychiatry is recruiting a full-time instructional-track clinical psychologist at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor, depending on candidate's qualifications. An opportunity to join a large, very successful, academic program within the world's first Depression Center (and headquarters for the National Network of Depression Centers). Candidate must provide empirically proven psychotherapies for depression and have the skills and interests needed to further develop, and ultimately to lead, a state-of-the-art, academic Depression Psychotherapy Program.

Applicants should send CV and a letter of interest; find all details here.

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies

Fellow with strong interest and competency in the development and evaluation of e-health, m-health, and technology-assisted interventions. The goal of the center is to improve our understanding of how to employ technologies to support behavioral and psychological change from the perspective of design, development, evaluation, and implementation. Get more information, including qualifications and start date.

Send CV, statement of research interests and goals, and three letters of recommendation to David C. Mohr, PhD, c/o Lisette Luistro, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N. Lakeshore Dr., Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, or to l-rubio [at] northwestern [dot] edu.

Child Anxiety Specialist, Child Anxiety Center of Seattle

Staff clinician position will include individual therapy for children, teens, and families with the full range of anxiety and stress-related disorders, as well as OCD, trichotillomania, and other body-focused repetitive behaviors, tic disorders, and BDD, plus work with co-occurring disorders and in behavioral parent training, as indicated. Expertise needed in working with children and families, superb clinical skills and strong interest in specializing in some or all areas above.

Applicants will be considered who have a master’s or doctoral degree in clinical psychology or social work with a strong interest in anxiety and related disorders and/or body-focused repetitive behaviors and tic disorders. Additional training in these areas may be available. Child Anxiety Center of Seattle, an outpatient center specializing in anxiety disorders, is part of the Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle.

E-mail letter of interest, CV, and three references to Stacy Shaw Welch, PhD, Co-director, Child Anxiety Center of Seattle, or fax 206-374-0108

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Faculty Members: Two Openings Emory University School of Medicine

Seeking to hire two child and adolescent psychiatrist faculty members (outpatient positions). The rank is open, commensurate with experience and professional accomplishments. Qualifications include the completion of the MD degree, a residency in psychiatry, and a fellowship in child/adolescent psychiatry.

Particular interest in applicants with expertise in mood disorder, anxiety disorders, or autism. Preference will be given to those with a combined and integrated interest in clinical, research, and teaching activities. Appointment beyond Assistant Professor will require a successful record of external funding to support research activities, some administrative experience, and an active publication record of accomplished research.

Expected start date: Sept. 1, 2014; alternative earlier or later dates may be possible. Address letter of interest and a current CV  to Child/Adolescent Faculty Search Committee, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 101 Woodruff Circle, Suite 4000, Atlanta, GA 30322. Address initial inquiries to W. Edward Craighead.