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Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, and all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Each faculty opening listed on this page has specific directions for applying, including contact information.  For general interest not related to a specific position listed here, please send a letter of inquiry, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Laura Roberts, M.D., M.A.
Professor and Chairman
c/o Heather Kenna
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
401 Quarry Road
Stanford, CA 94305-5723
Fax: 650-725-4655
hkenna@stanford.edu

Assistant, Associate, or full Professor (University Medical Line)
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking new full-time Professoriate faculty members at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor in the University Medical Line. These are positions for clinician scientists specializing in mental health and based in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, or at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System with presence in the Departmental programs on the Stanford campus.

The chosen candidates will be expected to conduct scholarly research, clinical care, and teaching in the areas of psychiatry or psychology in adult and/or child and adolescent populations across several areas of programmatic need, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, addiction medicine, public mental health and/or special patient populations, among others. Candidates are required to have a proven track record or potential to establish a track record of success in producing high-quality scholarly work, in addition to excellence in teaching and established clinical expertise in their respective field. Possible candidates could include, but are not limited to, psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychiatrists, and neuropsychologists.

Internal or Family Medicine Physician
Clinical Assistant Professor
Center for Precision Mental Health and Wellness,
Translational Precision Mental Health Clinic
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member to provide clinical care in a new initiative for personalized, biologically-based psychiatry that aligns with the School of Medicine’s focus on precision health and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science’s focus on precision mental health. We are seeking physicians motivated by the opportunity to focus their expertise in a setting in which biological insights about mood disorders are directly translated from research to clinic. Physician applicants must have a medical degree or equivalent degree, completed training in Internal or Family Medicine with a particular interest in mental health, especially mood disorders. 

Anxiety Disorders Specialist
Outpatient Services
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time or part-time psychiatry faculty member to provide clinical care and teaching with a focus on anxiety disorders.  Clinical care and teaching will be provided primarily in outpatient settings, with the possibility of providing inpatient care depending on interest and need.  Outpatient work consists of providing clinical supervision and education to general psychiatry residents, fellows and a small number of medical students.  A limited and very flexible amount of direct patient care would be expected.  Any inpatient work would consist of serving as the attending for the general adult inpatient service.  This position is ideal for a candidate who enjoys working with trainees and thrives in a team-based environment.  Many opportunities exist for teaching, scholarly work, research collaborations, and quality improvement initiatives.

Electroconvulsive Therapy Psychiatrist
Inpatient and/or Outpatient Services
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member to provide clinical care and teaching with a focus on electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Clinical care and teaching may be provided in inpatient and/or outpatient settings, with the relative balance of work to be mutually agreed upon depending on interest and need. Inpatient work consists of serving as the Attending for the Electroconvulsive Therapy Service (the number of weeks of attending coverage to be mutually agreed upon).  Outpatient work consists of providing supervision of trainees, as well as a limited, and very flexible, amount of direct patient care. This position is ideal for a candidate who enjoys working with trainees and thrives in a team-based environment. 

Staff Psychiatrist – Mental Health Team
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor
Division of General Psychiatry and Psychology
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford University, a private research and teaching institution with over 16,500 undergraduate and graduate students, seeks an experienced candidate for the position of Staff Psychiatrist for the School of Medicine Mental Health Team through Stanford’s Counseling and Psychological Services, the student mental health unit of Vaden Health Center.  The position will be in the Clinician Educator line under the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine. The position will be part of a new Mental Health Team within the School of Medicine and will provide comprehensive mental health services and programs to a diverse student body of the School of Medicine.  The Mental Health Team will be located at the School of Medicine but will be connected to an experienced multidisciplinary staff of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and marriage and family therapists at Counseling and Psychological Services.

Inpatient Psychologist
Clinician Educator Faculty Line
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member in the Clinical Educator Line to provide teaching and supervision of pre-doctoral psychology interns, postdoctoral psychology fellows, and child psychiatry fellows and to provide clinical care for children, adolescents and young adults with eating disorders in inpatient and outpatient settings.

Psychiatrist
Clinician Educator Faculty Line
Integrated Behavioral Health-Primary Care

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member in the Clinician Educator Line to serve as a psychiatrist in the Stanford Health Care (SHC) Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care (IBHPC) program. The position will be based at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Rank will be commensurate with experience and expertise. The SHC IBHPC program operates in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health in the Department of Medicine, and includes SHC General Primary Care and Employer-Based Clinic locations. The Stanford model of IBHPC is based on the Collaborative Care Model for depression with multiple augmented and innovative features. The position involves a blend of direct patient evaluation and treatment in the primary care setting, but primarily entails consultation with primary care providers and supervision of behavioral health clinicians (social workers). 

WellConnect, Doctor Wellness Specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor
Clinician Educator Faculty Line
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member in the Clinician Educator Line to engage in clinical and teaching contributions that include specific commitment to support well-being of medical trainees and faculty in the school of medicine. This position is open to both psychiatrists and doctoral-level psychologists. Within this role, the psychiatrist or psychologist will work within the WellConnect program to provide clinical mental health care, as well as provide professional coaching for occupational burnout to medical trainees (residents and fellows), and all benefits eligible faculty in the School of Medicine. WellConnect faculty work with departmental and School of Medicine communication channels to increase awareness of WellConnect services, and provide occasional presentations to promote wellbeing. Although not a requirement, a qualified candidate will also have the opportunity to collaborate in research focused on physician wellness at Stanford. Rank will be commensurate with experience and expertise.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Outpatient Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Medical Coping and Wellness Program
Clinician Educator Faculty Line
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member in the Clinician Educator Line to conduct clinical care and teaching in Medical Coping and Wellness Program in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The chosen candidate will serve as an attending physician and provide clinical care in the Medical Coping and Wellness Program (MCWP) in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The candidate will collaborate with pediatric psychologists and help develop a comprehensive consultation program with the pediatric subspecialty clinics at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Responsibilities will include providing supervision and didactics to psychology graduate students, post docs, and child psychiatry fellows. Applicants should have experience in evaluating and treating both children and adolescents with a broad spectrum of presenting problems.

Geriatric Psychiatrist, Inpatient and/or Outpatient Services
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor
Division of General Psychiatry and Psychology
Section of Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full time faculty member to provide clinical care and teaching with a focus on Geriatric Psychiatry. Clinical care and teaching may be provided in inpatient and/or outpatient settings, with the relative balance of work to be mutually agreed upon depending on interest and need. Inpatient work consists of serving as the Attending for the Geriatric Psychiatry Inpatient Service (the number of weeks of attending coverage to be mutually agreed upon). Outpatient work consists of providing supervision of trainees (General Psychiatry residents and Geriatric Psychiatry Fellows), as well as a limited, and very flexible, amount of direct patient care. 

Physician applicants must have a medical degree or equivalent degree, completed training in General Psychiatry, be board-certified in General Psychiatry and board-certified or board-eligible in Geriatric Psychiatry, and possess or be fully eligible for a California medical license.

Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Multidisciplinary Immune Behavioral Health Program
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinician Educator Faculty Line

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member the Clinician Educator Line to provide clinical care in our multidisciplinary Immune Behavioral Health Clinic outpatient clinic. This position requires strong interest in and/or experience with working collaboratively with a team. The chosen candidate will serve as an attending physician and provide clinical care in the IBH Program.

Responsibilities will include conducting outpatient evaluations and treatment as well as providing supervision and didactics to the clinical trainees in the Program. The successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team that includes pediatric rheumatologists, child psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, and therapists.

Deputy Director
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Dissemination & Training Division
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Assistant, Associate, or full Professor in either the Medical Central Line or Non-Tenure Line (Research)

The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD), in partnership with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking a full-time Deputy Director of the NCPTSD Dissemination & Training Division at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. The NCPTSD consortium is the world’s leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD and traumatic stress. The chosen candidate will be an emerging thought leader and a capable administrator with an established program of research in posttraumatic stress or related disorders, implementation science, and/or digital mental health. Possible candidates could include, but are not limited to, psychologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychiatrists, and neuropsychologists. 

Inpatient/Outpatient Psychiatrist
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a full time faculty member to provide clinical care and teaching in general psychiatry in both our inpatient unit and our outpatient clinics. This position requires strong interest and/or experience with inpatient psychiatry.

Clinical Instructor
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - Autism and Developmental Disabilities (Clinician Educator Line)

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford University is offering a one-year position for a child psychiatrist interested in gaining specialized expertise in clinical care of families and children/adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilities. The goal is to provide mentorship focused on development of advanced clinical skills in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of this population, including the use of gold standard diagnostic instruments and commonly used behavioral and pharmacological interventions. Mentorship will be provided by core psychiatry and psychology faculty within the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic, overseen by Clinic Director, Antonio Hardan, M.D. Upon completion of this one-year position, the expectation is that the child psychiatrist will have expertise to further disseminate evidence-based practices in ASD to new academic and community settings.