The Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Tenure-Track Faculty position
The Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center seeks applicants for an open-rank, tenure track faculty position in the recently established Attention and Behavior Clinical (ABC) Science program in conjunction with our Affective Neurosciences Laboratory. The position will offer a mix of protected research time along with clinical opportunities linked to the candidate areas of expertise. The ideal candidate will have an interest in applying cognitive and affective neuroscience to inform pediatric and adolescent mental health interventions research. Successful candidates will join a growing department dedicated to furthering the development and implementation of empirically supported assessment and treatment for children and youth.
ABC investigators have a strong background in the multimodal treatment of pediatric behavioral and emotional disorders with an emphasis on developing translationally informed interventions. Our Affective Neurosciences Laboratory utilizes several neuro- and psychophysiological measures to evaluate the role of affective and cognitive function in psychopathology, with an emphasis on translational neuroimaging. The laboratory has a broad focus including ADHD, addictions, eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. Experience with fMRI is welcomed but not required.
The Department of Psychiatry is comprised of 54 faculty members with nearly half in the Child Division. We also have an APA approved Psychology Internship and a Child Psychiatry Fellowship. The Psychiatry Department has a growing research portfolio supplemented by close collaborations with other neuroscience disciplines across several Penn State campuses.
The professional qualifications for this position include:
The position will require a PhD in clinical psychology with relevant clinical and research experience or an MD or DO with Board Certification in Psychiatry and completion of an accredited child psychiatry fellowship.
Preference will be given to applicants with an established record (senior positions) or potential for (junior faculty) obtaining external funding and publishing studies in high quality peer-reviewed journals.
Professional licensure and board certification is not required upon starting but will need to be obtained in a reasonable time frame.
The Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center, home to several hospitals, clinical and research institutes, and the Penn State College of Medicine. We are a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases in the region. Penn State Hershey Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional adult and pediatric trauma center. The campus is located in Hershey, PA in close proximity to Philadelphia, New York City, Washington, DC, and Baltimore
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
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About The Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.
The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned), based in Hershey, Pa., as well as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations. The system also has jointly owned health care providers, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.
Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s medical school.