Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities

 Assistant/Associate Professor of Research

The Center for Diabetes Technology within the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks candidates to join our research faculty (assistant or associate professor). The incumbent will conduct research and expand Center-related research lines in metabolic computer simulation in diabetes, specifically as it pertains to patients and care providers education and training, patient centered decision support systems, prediction of the clinical impact of medical device errors, and optimal drug delivery strategies. The responsibilities of the new faculty member will include support of existing simulation projects as well as the development of new research lines associated with the center simulator technologies. Salary, rank, and tenure status are contingent upon candidate qualifications and experience.

Candidates must have an MD, PhD, or equivalent in engineering or related field and a minimum of 5 years of research experience in systems engineering or related field. 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 0615753. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.

The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, Virginia a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

Review of applications will commence March 3, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the position, please contact Marc Breton, via email mb6nt@virginia.edu or via telephone (434) 982-6484.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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.    

Staff Opportunities

Research Coordinator

The Behavioral Health and Technology Laboratory in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Coordinator to manage several clinical trials of mobile and Internet Interventions in the HIV and health area.

The incumbent works closely with several BHT investigators. The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of the trials, including formative work, usability trials, beta testing programs, managing data and documentation, recruitment, assessment, management of subject flow, intervention execution, and intervention support. The coordinator assists the Principal Investigators with all grant-related tasks and serves as a liaison with the IRB, OSP, NIH, and co-investigators. In addition, the incumbent provides support in preparing manuscripts based on completed research findings and participates in writing grant applications to secure funding for future projects. Finally, the incumbent helps to manage the day-to-day operations, and trains and supervises student workers.

The position requires a Bachelor's degree with at least one year of experience working with patients or subjects in a medical system. A degree in Psychology, Public Health, or a related field is preferred. The successful candidate must have exceptional organizational and communication skills with a working knowledge of managing clinical research protocols and laboratory procedures. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

The Behavioral Health and Technology group is located on Old Ivy Way with free on-site parking.

This position is contingent upon research funding and is currently funded through 2/28/2017.

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

 

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.

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

Research Technician

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Technician to support research in the Neurobiology section located at the Fontaine Research Park. The Research Technician assists in conducting basic preclinical studies on the behavioral and molecular mechanisms of addiction under the direction of the Principal Investigator. The incumbent takes an active role in the daily operation of the laboratory and performs surgical procedures on animals.

This Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Public Health, or a related field. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of one year of relevant laboratory experience handling animals. Student and/or volunteer experience may be considered in lieu of work experience.

This position is restricted and is contingent upon funding. This position will end 12 months after date of hire.

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.

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