Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities

 Assistant/Associate Professor 

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor position. Responsibilities include providing clinical services to the Medical Center's inpatient geriatric psychiatry unit and general adult psychiatry unit. The incumbent is expected to conduct research in the field of geriatric psychiatry and participate in supervision and training of psychiatry residents, geriatric fellows, and medical students. The incumbent may be required to provide consult liaison service care in geriatric facilities, call for nights and weekends, and backup call for geriatric psychiatry service. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced clinician with interests in academic psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and teaching. Salary and tenure status are contingent upon candidate qualifications.

Candidates must have an MD and be board-certified in Psychiatry, and preferably Geriatric Psychiatry, by time of start date. If hired as tenure ineligible, this position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616040 . Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will commence April 30, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the position, please contact Zachariah Dameron, via email zcd9g@virginia.edu or via telephone 434-924-5408.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.    

Assistant Professor

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is seeking a tenure-ineligible Assistant Professor to join its clinical faculty within Behavioral Medicine. Approximately 80% of the incumbent's time will be spent in UVa's Ryan White HIV Program, housed within the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Heath, providing psychological assessment and interventions to individuals diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and comorbid psychological, medical, and substance abuse disorders. This position is primarily funded through the Human Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) as part of the Ryan White funding program. The remaining time will be spent within UVa's Behavioral Medicine Clinic providing empirically-based psychological services (i.e., diagnostic assessment and intervention) to patients diagnosed with a wide variety of medical disorders, including individuals under consideration for organ transplantation. While this position is primarily clinical in nature, participation in research and academic/scientific publishing is encouraged. Lastly, the incumbent is expected to participate in the training/supervision of practicum students, psychiatry residents, and/or psychology fellows.

Candidates must have a PhD/PsyD or equivalent, in Clinical Psychology or in a related field from an APA accredited program. Post-doctoral experience in Clinical Psychology or Health Psychology is preferred. Preference will be given to those with experience providing empirically-based psychological interventions to individuals dually-diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and substance abuse disorders. Candidates must be license-eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia and must be licensed by date of hire.

This position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616188. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter and resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

For additional information about the position or questions about the application process, please contact Anthony P. De Marco, Psy.D. apd3e@virginia.edu or (434) 924-2718.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Professional Research Staff Opportunities

Research Associate

The University of Virginia Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences has a new opening for one Research Associate with a recent doctoral degree in Psychology or related field for a two-year period (2015-2017) divided into one-year terms in the Behavioral Health and Technology lab. This full-time position will have a strong emphasis on clinical research in eHealth, the provision of health treatment through the Internet and related technologies.

Supervisors of this position have a strong focus in eHealth, specifically in the development and testing of Internet interventions (health psychology treatments delivered over the Web). Emphasis is placed on the scientist-practitioner model of clinical psychology, and the Associate will work closely on one or more NIH- or state-funded projects to develop and evaluate such programs, including Internet interventions focused on insomnia, diabetes, cancer, pediatric pain, HIV, AEP (alcohol exposed pregnancy) risk, medication adherence, and motivational interviewing.

The Associate will have the opportunity to function as a member of a multidisciplinary research team and become significantly involved in the area of their choosing. They will have the opportunity to create intervention content, develop treatment protocols, manage large national trials, co-write grants, write manuscripts (including first-authored publications), review manuscripts, and present findings at both national and international conferences. In addition to working with faculty on already-established clinical research protocols, the Associate can initiate their own research projects in the second year of the position. Individuals interested in developing a career in clinical research specializing in health psychology, particularly as it pertains to eHealth/mHealth, are encouraged to apply.

Didactic and professional development opportunities are also an integral part of this training position, including Grand Rounds in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences.

More information about the Behavioral Health & Technology Lab can be found at http://bht.virginia.edu.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0616337, and interested candidates must complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Contact: Karen Ingersoll, PhD, BHT Lab Director of Training, UVAHS, Behavioral Health & Technology Lab, 310 Old Ivy Way, 22903-4896, Charlottesville, VA. E-mail: KES7A@virginia.edu

This position will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Staff Opportunities

Web Developer

The Behavioral Health & Technology Lab in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is currently seeking a Web Developer to support ongoing research efforts. The Web Developer assists the Principal Investigators and Software Engineers in developing, implementing, and maintaining web-based and mobile applications for a growing number of medical and behavioral health conditions such as insomnia, depression, diabetes, and cancer. The Web Developer will have a number of responsibilities including: creating web sites in our web-based content management system, producing design assets and writing code to implement website user interfaces, conducting quality assurance tests, and providing support to applications throughout their life-cycle.

This is a unique opportunity to create innovative programs that improve the health of others through collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of researchers, behavioral scientists, clinicians, software engineers, and data analysts.

The ideal individual is self-directed, detail-oriented, organized, and communicates effectively. The individual needs to be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, bringing energy and enthusiasm to projects.

Position requires a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Architecture Design, or a related field. Incumbent must be able to demonstrate knowledge of modern web development technologies. Proficiency with HTML/CSS and at least one programming language is required.

This position is located at 310 Old Ivy Way Charlottesville, VA. Free on-site parking is available. This position is restricted and is contingent upon funding. Position currently has an end date of 6/30/2016.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616140. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter and resume.

 The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  


Research Data Analyst

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is currently seeking a Research Data Analyst to support research efforts in the Center for Diabetes Technology. The Research Data Analyst assists the Principal Investigators by managing multiple databases and records, conducting data analysis, providing editorial assistance, providing clinical trial assistance. These tasks may involve data security, compiling, coding, categorizing and storing data electronically. In addition, the incumbent manages the hardware equipment, monitors the research software program, provides technical support, and collaborates with other team members to further research study and meet office needs.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Must have 8 years of relevant experience to substitute for degree. Student/Volunteer experience may be considered. At least two years experience managing databases and performing data analysis, preferably using scientific, experimentation and research techniques applicable to the branch of science involved, is also required.

This position is contingent upon availability of funds and currently funded through 6/30/2016.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616473. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter and resume.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Software Engineer

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is seeking a Software Engineer to assist the Center for Diabetes Technology. This position is responsible for assisting in the design, development, documentation, testing and maintenance of software programs in Java, C, and other languages as part of the Android cell phone based artificial pancreas system at the Center for Diabetes Technology. The incumbent functions as a software developer, overseeing development projects and is responsible for planning, analysis, design, engineering, and development. This position produces and maintains department applications to accomplish business needs, functions as a senior developer, managing medium- complexity development projects. This position is responsible for planning, analysis, design, engineering and development of both cloud and smartphone-based software applications.

The successful applicant will display creativity, attention to detail and the ability to work independently, as well as within a team to successfully complete complex projects on schedule. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or a related field is required, as well as a minimum of 3 years' software engineering experience. Skills obtained during coursework may be considered in lieu of work experience. In lieu of degree, candidate must have at least 8 years of relevant professional experience or a combination of work experience and education/certifications. This position is located in the Center for Diabetes Technology on W. Main Street with free on site parking.

This position is restricted and is contingent upon funding. Position currently has an end date of 6/30/2016.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616523. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter and resume.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Research Nurse PRN

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is seeking Registered Nurses to work on a PRN basis in the Diabetes Technology Program of the department. This position requires performing blood draws on study participants and knowledge of study research procedures and protocols in an inpatient laboratory setting. Shifts include day, evening, night, weekend and holiday. Shifts are scheduled according to the needs of the study. Employees will report on an as-needed (PRN) basis up to 24 hours per week.

Qualified candidates must be a licensed RN and have at least one year of nursing experience and a current CPR certification. Skills acquired during training may be considered in lieu of experience.

This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616529. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter and resume.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.