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Department of Psychiatry

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The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is dedicated to training providers of the highest caliber and to providing top-quality mental health services to all who need it, no matter what their age, race or economic status. We offer a wide range of clinical services, including psychiatric treatment for children, adults and geriatric patients; behavioral health services such as Employee Assistance programs; and treatment for drug and alcohol addictions. This assistance is available on both an inpatient and outpatient basis at various facilities throughout the Baltimore area. See our various divisions. 

The Department of Psychiatry's externally funded research portfolio currently exceeds $15 million and is growing rapidly. The department includes several research programs that together represent one of the most comprehensive programs of research on psychotic disorders in the world.

Brain Science Research Consortium Unit (BSRCU)

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Neuroscience Faculty Position

Maryland Psychiatric Research Center

The Department of Psychiatry and the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an innovative basic neuroscientist who will develop and maintain a vigorous, independent research program in a translational setting focused on the neurobiology of mental illness. Experimental approaches may range from molecular and structural neurobiology to systems neuroscience. Candidates with an interest in neuroinflammation, stress and/or developmental insults leading to long-term clinical abnormalities are especially encouraged to apply. A doctoral degree and relevant post-doctoral experience in neuroscience or a related field is required, and preference will be given to candidates with existing grant support.

Send curriculum vitae, a brief summary of current and future research interests, and the names of three references to:

Robert Schwarcz, Ph.D.
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
P.O.Box 21247
Baltimore, Maryland 21228

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Department Chair

Bankole A. Johnson,

Dr. Irving J. Taylor Professor and Chair for the Department of Psychiatry

Professor of Pharmacology and Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology

Director of the Brain Science Research Consortium 

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News & Events

The Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry has recently launched its website.
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