Employment Opportunities

Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available in the Schizophrenia Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to study the molecular mechanisms of schizophrenia. The Schizophrenia Center has a strong translational infrastructure, including abundant access to patient biospecimens with clinical data, and several sets of animal models.
Sponsor(s): Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Director for Division of Extramural Research

Are you a top-level Scientific Researcher or Scientific Administrator seeking a career at one of the preeminent biomedical research institutes in the nation and the world? The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Division of Extramural Research (DER).
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Bridging Research on Anxiety, Innovations, and Neuroscience (BRAIN) Group in the Department of Psychology seeks a full-time post-doctoral fellow to join their neuroimaging research team. The start date is flexible, although Summer/Fall 2014 is preferred.
Sponsor(s): University of Miami

Medical Officer Positions

The National Institutes of Health has a number of Medical Officer vacancies. The salaries for these positions are based upon individual qualifications and professional experience. A full benefits package is available, which includes retirement, Thrift Savings Plan participation, health, life and long-term care insurance.
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Endowed Chair in Substance Abuse Disorders

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an endowed chair position in Substance Abuse Disorders. The successful candidate will be an outstanding Full or Associate Professor with clinical /translational research interests in substance abuse disorders, and a history of success in obtaining extramural funding.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Endowed Chair in Autism

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an endowed chair position in Autism and related disorders. The successful candidate will be an outstanding Full or Associate Professor with clinical /translational research interests in autism and related disorders, and a history of success in obtaining extramural funding.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Professorship in mood disorders and Scientific Director of the mood disorder center

The Mood Disorder Center is a major clinical, research and teaching program within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Located on the main medical school campus, researchers in the program are actively engaged in genetic and epigenetic studies of the causes of mood disorders, pharmacogenetic studies of treatment responses, imaging studies of brain structure and function, animal models on the effects of stress in neural function and clinical trials of novel treatments.
Sponsor(s): John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Endowed Chair in Affective Disorders

The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for an endowed chair position in Affective Disorders (including mood, anxiety or traumatic stress disorders). The successful candidate will be an outstanding Full or Associate Professor with clinical /translational research interests in the affective disorders, and a history of success in obtaining extramural funding.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Assistant / Associate Professor

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Psychiatry at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center.
Sponsor(s): University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM)

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Postdoctoral Research Scholar using multimodal functional neuroimaging in the development of a novel treatment for anxiety. A new research project at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) is aimed at developing a novel treatment for anxiety based on interoception. As part of this project, we are looking for an innovative postdoctoral candidate with a strong computational background who will play a critical role in the development and application of advanced functional neuroimaging methods including real-time fMRI with neurofeedback, imultaneous fMRI & EEG, functional connectivity, volumetric MRI, and psychophysiology. The position offers excellent training opportunities in a dynamic, interactive, and multidisciplinary environment.
Sponsor(s): Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR)

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Addiction Research

The Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies (LCTS) at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for post-doctoral fellows (MD and/or PhD and/or PharmD) to conduct research in the laboratory located within the Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Staff Clinician

The Intramural Research Program (IRP), National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking an outstanding clinician to serve as a Medically Accountable Investigator (MAI) on a number of clinical protocols related to substance use, abuse, and addiction within the Chemistry and Drug Metabolism Section, NIDA.
Sponsor(s): National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Neuroimaging post-doctoral fellow position

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.
Sponsor(s): University of Miami

Endowed Mood Disorders Research Position

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology is accepting applications from board certified psychiatrists, Ph.D. level psychologists and neuroscientists for a faculty position in the Division of Behavioral Neurobiology.
Sponsor(s): University of Alabama at Birmingham

Staff Clinician in the Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Staff Clinician in the Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies (LCTS), Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research (DICBR).
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Head, Division for Mood and Anxiety Disorders.

The Division has focused on behavioral assessment, translational and pharmacological research in bipolar disorder with the majority of research involving collaborations with research groups in other academic institutions. Patients seeking care participate in database studies which facilitate obtaining quantitative information on taxonomy, biomarkers, symptoms and early life stress. The Division is comprised of 11 experienced faculty and technical support staff. A strong link with lab based research in the department facilitates studies difficult to conduct in many settings, e.g., current studies on intracellular calcium signaling in lymphoblastoid cells from patients and controls. Biostatistical and research design support is outstanding.
Sponsor(s): University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The Maternal Affective Neuroscience Laboratory, headed by Drs. Eydie Moses-Kolko, Alison Hipwell and Mary Phillips at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh, seeks a full-time postdoctoral research fellow supported by funds from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Sponsor(s): University of Pittsburgh

Health Scientist Administrator

The National Institutes of Health has a number of Health Scientist Administrator vacancies. The salaries for these positions are based upon individual qualifications and professional experience.
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Postdoctoral Fellow in Oscillatory Brain Dynamics

The Neural Dynamics Laboratory of the VA Boston Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. The NDL studies oscillatory brain dynamics in healthy individuals and in persons with neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury, and has a major collaborative effort with industry to develop translational biomarkers in humans and rodents.
Sponsor(s): Harvard Medical School

Investigator (Tenure-Eligible or Tenure-Track) Position Available

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for a clinical investigator to direct a major research program within its Intramural Research Program (IRP).
Sponsor(s): National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Assistant/Associate Professor Faculty Positions within The Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research

McLean Hospital, the Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research (CDASR), and the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, invite applications for faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level from qualified individuals with clinical/translational research interests relevant to depression, anxiety, or stress.
Sponsor(s): McLean Hospital

Scientific Program Manager: Neuroscience

This position will be responsible for the evaluation and implementation of large-scale projects, designed to advance collaborative scientific knowledge across both neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, schizophrenia and autism.
Sponsor(s): Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

The Center for Children and Families (CCF), an interdisciplinary Center at Florida International University (FIU), and the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health (DOPBH), are searching for an Open Rank Tenure track position for a fulltime Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with interests in ADHD and/or associated disorders (e.g., conduct problems).
Sponsor(s): Florida International University

Faculty – Provost Cluster Hire – Open Rank Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Department of Psychiatry The Department of Psychiatry is seeking an established Clinical Neuroscientist with an interest in the human neuroscience of affect, stress, and/or depression as part of a Provost-supported cluster hire in neuroscience.
Sponsor(s): University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Postdoctoral Position in Neuropsychiatry and Epigenetics

The Miller Lab in the Department of Psychiatry at the McKnight Brain Institute and the University of Florida College of Medicine is looking for a postdoctoral fellow with a background in epigenetics and/or genomics and biostatistics who has a strong interest in neuropsychiatric disorders.
Sponsor(s): University of Florida College of Medicine

Research Fellowship

Research Fellowship in Experimental Therapeutics and Clinical Neuroscience of Mood Disorders
Sponsor(s): Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Investigator (Tenure-Track)

The Intramural Research Program (IRP), National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking an outstanding tenure-track scientist to develop a computational biophysics or computational neuroscience research program to complement and expand existing research programs at the NIDA IRP.
Sponsor(s): National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Chair, Department of Psychiatry

The new Chair will provide strong strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the department. The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership skills to the position, will have a strong sense for how to manage all three missions, will have the ability to lead through change in a collegial manner, and be able to successfully leverage the many collaborative opportunities that exist at the University.
Sponsor(s): University of Utah School of Medicine

Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry

The Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry is a major clinical, research, and teaching program located in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences that builds on a long tradition of excellence in clinical care and scholarship in geriatric psychiatry and neuropsychiatry The program has focused on diagnosis, treatment and research in late-life psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders including Alzheimer’s, early onset dementias, fronto-temporal dementia, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, as well as late-life mood and psychotic disorders.
Sponsor(s): Johns Hopkins

Dallas Addiction Leadership Training

The VA North Texas Health Care System is recruiting a physician and a psychologist for a two-year Dallas Addiction Leadership Training (DALT). This fellowship is designed to develop our future clinical, academic, and/or administrative leaders in the addiction field.
Sponsor(s): VA North Texas Health Care System

Clinician in Geriatric Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry of The University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill is seeking a junior to mid-level clinician with special interest or expertise in geriatric psychiatry. This is a full time position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Clinician Investigator

The Department of Psychiatry of The University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill is seeking a junior to mid-level clinician investigator interested in advancing a career in Anxiety and Stress Related Disorders. This is a full time position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Core Facility Director

The Intramural Research Program (IRP), National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking an outstanding Staff Scientist to develop and head a Human Brain Stimulation Core Facility to facilitate research programs at the IRP to determine the brain mechanisms of drug addiction and develop novel treatment interventions.
Sponsor(s): National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Assistant Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology at Florida International University (FIU) is searching for a candidate for an Assistant Professor tenure track position in Cognitive Neuroscience. The successful candidate must have a solid track record of scholarship in refereed journals, a strong potential for extramural funding, and proficiency in cutting-edge methodologies for research in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (e.g., advanced neuroimaging).
Sponsor(s): Florida International University (FIU)

Faculty Position

Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking qualified candidates at open academic rank to hold the position of Chief of Adult Outpatient Services at The Emory Clinic, Inc.
Sponsor(s): Emory University School of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Exciting, full-time, position at the Assistant Professor level is available for a Psychiatrist Clinician-Educator-Researcher with interest and experience in the psychiatric care of patients with Trauma, Stress and Anxiety Disorders (especially PTSD and co-morbid conditions) in the VA North Texas Health Care System Mental Health Service (VANTHCS MHS) in Dallas, Texas.
Sponsor(s): VA North Texas Health Care System Mental Health Service

Assistant Professor

The Department of Psychology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin July 2014. The research focus of a successful candidate should be the elucidation of the central mechanisms that underlie drug addiction in either animal or human subjects.
Sponsor(s): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Postdoctoral Residency Program

The VASDHS/UCSD Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) as a postdoctoral residency program in clinical psychology. In close affiliation with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Department of Psychiatry, the program offers 1-year positions in two tracks: Evidence Based Psychotherapies (EBP) and Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR).
Sponsor(s): VASDHS/UCSD

Faculty – Assistant/Associate/Professor

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a well-trained Clinical Neuroscientist with an interest in the neuroscience of affect. The Department brings together scientists and clinicians from different disciplines and departments who study neural and behavioral processes and how these relate to the etiology and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders.
Sponsor(s): University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Faculty Appointment Child Psychiatrist

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Programs, at the Emory University School of Medicine seek to hire two child and adolescent psychiatrist faculty members.
Sponsor(s): Emory University School of Medicine

Assistant Professors

The Psychology Department at Stony Brook University seeks to hire at least one, and possibly two, tenuretrack Assistant Professors for Fall, 2014. Successful candidates will be strong researchers who can contribute to a translational neuroscience perspective in the Integrative Neuroscience program and bridge to one or more of our other graduate training programs (Cognitive Science, Social & Health, and Clinical) and teach core graduate and undergraduate integrative neuroscience courses.
Sponsor(s): Stony Brook University

Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

The University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) has a vibrant scientific community with outstanding collaborative opportunities, including, but not limited to, basic and clinical neuroscience, imaging, translational biomedical science, stem cell research, biomedical informatics, pharmaceutical sciences and genomic medicine.
Sponsor(s): University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

NIH Postdoctoral Fellowships in Addiction Research, MD's or Ph.D.'s

The Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies (LCTS) at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for post-doctoral fellows (MD and/or PhD) to conduct research in the laboratory located within the Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.
Sponsor(s): National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in NIMH-funded Affective and Related Disorders Training Program

The Affective and Related Disorders Research Fellowship at the Columbia University Medical Center is currently accepting applications. The primary goal of this fellowship is to train postdoctoral (MD, MD/PhD and PhD) fellows for careers as independent researchers in Affective, Anxiety and Related Disorders.
Sponsor(s): Columbia University Medical Center

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in NIMH-funded Schizophrenia Research Training Program

The Schizophrenia Research Fellowship at the Columbia University Medical Center is currently accepting applications. The primary goal of this fellowship is to train postdoctoral (MD, MD/PhD and PhD) fellows for careers as independent researchers in Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders.
Sponsor(s): Columbia University Medical Center

Paul Janssen Fellowship in Translational Neuroscience

The Paul Janssen Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding young physician-investigator (M.D. or Ph.D. degree) to conduct novel translational research in the field of neuroscience as it relates to psychiatric disease and medicine.
Sponsor(s): Columbia University Medical Center

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