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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
Email: rschwarc@mprc.umaryland.edu

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


Faculty Opportunity

An Invitation to Apply for the Position of Senior Administrator, Department of Psychiatry School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Founded in 1807, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (“UMB”) boasts a 71-acre research and technology complex and encompasses 65 buildings near the Inner Harbor. UMB is Maryland's only public health, law, and human services university. Seven professional and graduate schools educate the majority of the state's physicians, graduate nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists. 

Reporting to the Chair for the Department of Psychiatry, Professor Bankole A. Johnson, the Senior Administrator will oversee operations, strategy, financial planning, budget, research administration, human resources, information technology, and space planning for the Department. The Senior Administrator will collaborate with the leadership of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), and Faculty Practice, Inc. (FPI), and will partner with faculty in supporting all of their activities.

The successful candidate will bring a record of success guiding organizations through periods of change. S/he will demonstrate strategic and administrative experience, preferably in the complex environments of academic medicine and delivery systems. His/her expertise will include operations, financial planning, team building and, in the clinical domain, a firm grasp on quality, access, and team-based care. The Department seeks an individual drawn to problem solving, collaboration, and transparency, and who is motivated by a deep respect for the academic mission. 
 
The Senior Administrator will be a forward-thinking, strategic and flexible leader who can deal with today’s rapidly changing research, health care, and financial environments. The ideal candidate will be able to formulate long-range financial projections and plans, and be able to modify them to address changes in a fluid environment. Active participation in the Department’s efforts to diversify and generate new revenue streams will be an area of emphasis. S/he will develop a comprehensive understanding of all major internal and external programs of the Department, and work together with stakeholders and other members of the administration to manage the budget. Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication skills, and a collegial personality are a must.
 
UMB has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm based in Boston, to conduct the search. Confidential inquiries, nominations and applications may be directed to Daniel Rodas, Vice President, and Liz Vago, Managing Associate, Isaacson, Miller at www.imsearch.com/5731


Full-Time Faculty

Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore
Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is actively recruiting for a full-time faculty position. The position will require a full-time psychology or medical research faculty in the area of addictions neuroscience, translational, or molecular research; a strong neuroscience background in either the basic, translational, or clinical sciences is also required. This individual will be expected to participate in larger research consortia. This individual will be involved in prevention, treatment, or outcome research, will supplement the clinical neuroscience medications at the Department's Clinical Neurobehavioral Center (CNC), a facility for the teaching of research fellows, students, post-doctoral students, and other affiliated mental health professionals. The successful applicant also will be expected to participate in the educational missions of the Department and School of Medicine in addition to mentoring students, fellows, and residents. The position requires a funded clinical research collaborator for its clinical mission, including addressing issues related with the prevention and treatment of disorders that affect impulse control or are the result of mental trauma or mood dysregulation.

Send letter of introduction and CV to:

Bankole Johnson, DSc, MD, MBchB, MPhil
Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine
110 S. Paca Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Email: bjohnson@psych.umaryland.edu


Full-Time Faculty Psychiatrists

The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, is seeking full-time faculty psychiatrists in general adult, geriatric, community psychiatry and consultation-liaison psychiatry in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including the VA.

Positions carry full-time faculty appointments at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and offer exciting opportunities for clinical care, teaching and research. Candidates must be ABPN certified or eligible. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

Send letter of introduction & CV to:

Bankole Johnson, DSc, MD, MBchB, MPhil
Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine
110 S. Paca Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Email: bjohnson@psych.umaryland.edu


Adult Psychiatry Faculty

The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, is seeking a full-time adult psychiatrist with an interest and expertise in inpatient and outpatient work. The position is a full-time faculty appointment at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and offers exciting opportunities for clinical care and teaching. It is comprised of half time on an adult inpatient unit covering up to 8 patients with a PGY-II resident and medical student in addition to working in an outpatient Mental Health clinic and the Faculty Group Practice. Candidates must be ABPN certified or eligible. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

Send letter of introduction & CV to:

Bankole Johnson, DSc, MD, MBchB, MPhil
Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine
110 S. Paca Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Email: bjohnson@psych.umaryland.edu


Consultation Liaison Faculty Position

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a consultation liaison psychiatrist to join our Division of CL. The Division maintains an ACGME-accredited Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship program and is an active training site for psychiatry residents and medical students. The primary responsibilities of the position include providing inpatient consultations, outpatient consultations, and supervising and teaching trainees. Fellowship training in Psychosomatic Medicine or comparable clinical experience as well as an interest in research is preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a CV to:

Seth Himelhoch, M.D.
Director, Division of CL Psychiatry
University of Maryland Medical Center
Box 349
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Email: shimelho@psych.umaryland.edu

Visit our Consultation Liaison Psychiatry site to learn more.


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