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 http://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.    

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 http://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 http://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.  

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 3/31/2016.

To apply, visit http://jobs@virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616230. 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.

Clinical Research Coordinator

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences in the Center for Psychiatric and Clinical Research at the University of Virginia is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to assist in research involving phase I-IV investigational drug trials for a range of psychiatric disorders.

The incumbent works collaboratively with the trial's Principal Investigator to identify, recruit, and enroll clinical trial candidates. The incumbent collects and analyzes clinical research data, creates and monitors clinical trial budgets, prepares appropriate documentation and ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies. This position participates in educational activities offered by the department, institution, and outside organizations to maintain and build awareness of issues surrounding clinical trials. The incumbent communicates with sponsors, IRB staff, and other UVa entities to ensure progress of trials, as needed. In addition this position prepares all IRB submissions for sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials. including new protocols; protocol modifications, continuations, and closures; advertisements; and safety reports.

This position requires a Bachelor's Degree with at least one year of relevant work experience in clinical trials and/or research protocols. A degree in Biology, Psychology, Public Health or a related field is preferred.

This position is contingent upon the availability of funding and is currently fully funded through 5/1/2017.

To apply, visit http://jobs@virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0616348. 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 http://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.