Mood Disorders Psychiatrist/Psychologist (Open Rank)

Mood Disorders Psychiatrist/Psychologist (Open Rank) at UF Gainesville

Position: Mood Disorders Psychiatrist/Psychologist 
Location: Gainesville, FL
Status: Full-time
Company: University of Florida College of Medicine
Specialty: Psychiatry; Psychology; Mood Disorders
 Competitive Salary; Generous Benefits Package; Relocation Assistance

Mood Disorders Psychiatrist/Psychologist Description

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine (UFCOM) seeks faculty candidates at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level, with clinical and research expertise in Mood Disorders for a tenure track position. Board-Certified Psychiatrists and/or Ph.D. level Psychologists are encouraged to apply. The full-time position requires clinical and research experience with mood disorders, including depressive or bipolar disorders in adults and will be a core part of the growing clinical and translational research program in the Department of Psychiatry at UF. The University of Florida (UF) is a nationally-recognized state university, which provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional education to an ethnically and culturally diverse population.

The Department of Psychiatry at the UFCOM is a leader in the Southeast for innovative, evidence-based treatment programs for a variety of mental health disorders. In addition, UF’s Mood Disorders Program, spearheaded by the department, is a designated center of excellence by the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC) and was the first academic medical center in Florida to earn this distinction. Faculty and staff within the department provide broad educational experiences in multifaceted programs while delivering quality care, backed by leading-edge research and exceptional customer service.

Your Role as the Mood Disorders Psychiatrist:
The Mood Disorders Psychiatrist/Psychologist will be a core part of the expansion of the clinical and translational research program in the UF Department of Psychiatry. S/he will round research expertise and take advantage of a robust clinical program with strength in depression, assessment, and care. To build a collaborative multidisciplinary translational research program in mood disorders.

The candidate will be a strong clinical researcher with collaborative experience in an academic setting; Teaching of postdoctoral fellows, residents, or grad students; Clinician who can also see patients and supervise.

Salary and academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and academic background.

How Do You Qualify?:

  • MD or DO degree; or PhD in Clinical Psychology or related field.
  • Current Board Certification in Psychiatry (ABPN certified) for MD/DO candidates.
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited psychiatric residency training program or APA-accredited psychology internship.
  • Unrestricted State of Florida Medical License (current or eligible) or equivalent for psychologists.

The Organization:
The University of Florida (UF) Department of Psychiatry strives to improve healthcare in Florida, our nation, and the world through excellence in education, clinical care, discovery, and service. To achieve this goal, UF Department of Psychiatry aspires to improve our understanding of human mental health and disease through groundbreaking, collaborative research and to translate these discoveries into new solutions that promote mental health and improve mental health outcomes and quality of life. 

UF is an active campus in the heart of a growing city located in the tourism capital of the world. When you join UF, you become a member of one of the Top 10 public research universities in the nation and one of the largest medical centers in Florida. Not only will you experience our commitment to delivering the next generation of excellent healthcare, you’ll practice in a warm and supportive environment where you can grow professionally and personally.

Discover Gainesville, FL

The City of Gainesville holds many distinctions. Located in the northern part of the Sunshine State, Gainesville is home to Florida’s largest and oldest university (UF), and is one of the state’s centers of education, innovation, healthcare, arts & culture, sports, including UF Gator Football, and more. You can find the city routinely listed as one of the best college towns, best places to live, and best places to retire. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville’s numerous parks, museums, and lakes provide endless entertainment to thousands of visitors and locals every year. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban “forest,” Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida. In addition to Gainesville’s many amenities, residents enjoy easy access to beaches, Walt Disney World, St. Augustine, and other popular destinations.

Traditions run deep at the University of Florida. Here, our hearts pulse to the beat of the Gator Chomp. We pride ourselves on having one of the top-10 best athletic programs in the nation.

Application Instructions:

For confidential consideration or to refer a qualified candidate, those interested contact:
Kurt Voelker 
Executive Search Consultant
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Phone: (972)265-5306 – Direct

Kaye/Bassman has partnered with UF Health Health to provide executive search services for the Department of Psychiatry. The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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