Assistant Professor of Addiction Psychiatry - Clinician Educator Track

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Assistant Professor of Addiction Psychiatry - Clinician Educator Track

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Apr 05, 2022
Deadline: Apr 05, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Philadelphia VA Medical Center (PVAMC) and the Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of assessment and treatment of substance use disorders, molecular genetics of substance us disorders, and pharmacogenetics of alcohol use disorder. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Board eligibility in psychiatry or a clinical psychologist's license.

Teaching responsibilities may include lectures to addiction fellows and psychiatric residents on psychotherapeutic interventions for substance abuse disorders, supervision of psychiatric residents, undergraduate, and medical students interested in conducting research on substance use disorders, and supervision of MIRECC fellows conducting research on substance use disorders.

Clinical responsibilities may include diagnosis and treatment of veterans with substance use disorders.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include conducting research on the genetics of co-occurring major depression with alcohol use disorder and prescription opioid use disorder. Conducting research on medications to treat alcohol use disorder, including pharmacogenetics, and conducting research using positron emission tomography for opioid and other substance use disorders. Evidence of scholarship is required in the Clinician Educator track.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

The PVAMC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Selection will be made without discrimination for any reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization.

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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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