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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

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.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 
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 the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development. The position will be based at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Rank will be commensurate with experience and expertise. The chosen candidate will serve as an attending physician and provide clinical care in the Mood Disorders Clinic in the General Outpatient Program in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Responsibilities will include conducting outpatient evaluations and treatment as well as providing supervision and didactics to psychology graduate students, post docs, and child psychiatry fellows. 

Multimodal Brain Imaging in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Assistant or Associate Professor
Non-Tenure Line (Research)
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Stanford University School of Medicine seeks a research scientist with expertise in multimodal approaches to human brain imaging as applied to psychiatric disorders and behavioral neuroscience research to join the faculty as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor on the Non-Tenure Line (Research). The successful applicant should have significant knowledge and expertise in brain imaging methodologies that may be integrated with traditional structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging research as applied to psychiatry and/or neuroscience, including but not limited to, functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), electroencephalogram (EEG), and/or magnetoencephalography (MEG). 

Community Child/Adolescent & Adult Psychologist
Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor
Division of Public Health and Population Sciences
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 half-time (50% time) faculty member to provide clinical care and teaching in child/adolescent and young adult behavioral mental health care in new community-based integrated care allcove sites in both Palo Alto and San Jose. allcove was inspired by the headspace model, developed in Australia, and the Foundry model, developed in British Columbia, which create stand-alone, integrated care sites for young people ages 12-25 to access to early mental health supports, primary care, and school/employment support. Psychologist applicants must have a PhD or PsyD from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program, a completed APA-accredited internship, and current California licensure or eligibility for licensure.  

Community Child/Adolescent & Adult Psychiatrist
Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor
Division of Public Health and Population Sciences 
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 half-time (50% time) faculty member to provide clinical care and teaching in child/adolescent and young adult psychiatry in new community-based integrated care allcove sites in both Palo Alto and San Jose. allcove was inspired by the headspace model, developed in Australia, and the Foundry model, developed in British Columbia, which create stand-alone, integrated care sites for young people ages 12-25 to access to early mental health supports, primary care, and school/employment support. Physician applicants must have a medical degree or equivalent degree, completed training in Child/Adolescent & General Psychiatry, be board-certified or board-eligible in Child/Adolescent and General Psychiatry, and possess or be fully eligible for a California medical license. 

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.

Assistant, Associate, or full Professor (University Tenure Line or Non Tenure Line-Research)
Psychiatry, Neuroscience, or Neuropsychology

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine seeks research scientists in several areas of programmatic need across psychiatry, neuroscience, and neuropsychology. Appointments will be at the rank Assistant, Associate, or full Professor in the University Tenure Line or the Non Tenure Line – Research. The chosen candidates will be expected to conduct scholarly research and teaching. Clinical care may also be a component of the candidate's portfolio of work, should a clinician be recruited. Possible candidates could include, but are not limited to physician scientists, neuroscientists, psychologists, neuropsychiatrists, or computational scientists, among others. Candidates should have an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD in neuroscience, neurobiology, psychology, biomedical engineering, statistics, computer science, or a related discipline. The Department has a priority need for basic and translational physician scientists.

Assistant, Associate, or full Professor (Medical Center Line)
Psychiatrist or Psychologist

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 Medical Center 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.

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.