Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities Posting Rate
Non-member for profit organizations.......$500.00 per position posting
ACNP members........................................No charge
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Postdoctoral Fellowship

A postdoctoral position is available to investigate the neurobiology of pain processing in the context of stress and alcohol addiction. This position is available in the lab of Dr. Nicholas Gilpin at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in New Orleans.
Sponsor(s): Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research fellow position to conduct research evaluating a novel transdiagnostic anhedonia treatment using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in samples with clinically impairing anhedonia.
Sponsor(s): The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position to utilize patch clamp electrophysiology to examine synaptic plasticity in addiction in the laboratories of Drs. Cassandra Gipson-Reichardt and Foster Olive.
Sponsor(s): Arizona State University

Postdoctoral Position

Psychosis Neurobiology Laboratory, Psychotic Disorders Division at McLean Hospital, and the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, is seeking a NIH R01-funded postdoctoral fellow to join our group for a 2-3-year appointment.
Sponsor(s): McLean Hospital

Research Fellow and Postdoctoral Positions

Candidates with either an MD or PhD are invited to apply for a Research Fellow or Postdoctoral Position in Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders.
Sponsor(s): Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Assistant to Full Professor Positions

Candidates with an MD, PhD, or MD PhD and a track record of excellence in the areas of mood and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, psychotic disorders, autism and obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders, neurotherapeutics, health disparities, multicultural mental health and related areas will be considered for translational and clinical research positions at the rank of Assistant to Full Professor.
Sponsor(s): The Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral clinical research fellowship is open with an active research group (The Laboratory of Clinical Psychopharmacology) at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, conducting human laboratory studies and clinical trials in alcoholism and the addictions.
Sponsor(s): The Scripps Research Institute

Canada Research Chair in Developmental Psychopathology and Youth Mental Health

Dalhousie University is seeking an MD and/or PhD candidate for Canada Research Chair in developmental psychopathology to expand a successful program of early diagnosis and intervention in major psychiatric disorders.
Sponsor(s): Dalhousie University

Adult Outpatient Psychiatry

The Emory Clinic is seeking an academic or clinical psychiatrist interested in joining a vibrant mental health team. Our clinicians, educators and researchers are invested in providing high quality care in an innovative environment. The qualified candidate will serve as a full-time attending in the adult outpatient program of Emory Clinic and will help develop evidence-based and specialty treatment programs as well as educate the next generation of psychiatrists.
Sponsor(s): Emory Clinic

Faculty Position

A full-time faculty position is available in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level for a clinical researcher studying any area of child psychiatry.
Sponsor(s): UC Davis School of Medicine

Faculty Position, Full Professor

The Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, in association with the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Greater Los Angeles VA (GLAVA) Healthcare System, is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-equivalent faculty position in Addiction Research at the Full Professor rank.
Sponsor(s): UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Assistant Professor

McLean Hospital, Psychotic Disorders Division, 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 schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.
Sponsor(s): McLean Hospital

Postdoctoral Fellow

The Mood and Personality Disorders Program, directed by Professor Harold W. Koenigsberg, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City is seeking a full-time Postodoctoral Fellow to begin in Fall of Winter of 2016-7.
Sponsor(s): Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


The Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is recruiting a Director for our growing clinical and research program in psychosis.
Sponsor(s): Rush University Medical Center

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The University of California San Diego has an opening for a postdoctoral research fellow.
Sponsor(s): University of California San Diego

Fellowship Position in Perinatal and Women’s Mental Health

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking two full-time psychiatrists for a one year fellowship in Perinatal and Women’s Mental Health to join the faculty of a strong, multidisciplinary program in a medical center academic department. The candidate will join a rich, collaborative environment with other clinicians and scientists in the Feinberg School of Medicine and throughout the University.
Sponsor(s): Northwestern University / Feinberg School of Medicine

Community Education

See community initiatives funded in part by the ACNP that help people learn more about mental health and read about winners of our Outreach Initiative Awards in the Community Education Programs section.

Member Interviews

For historical perspective, read ACNP interviews with pioneers in the field of psychopharmacology.