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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in Community Behavioral Health - req# 7777

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 3/15/2019
Job Reference #: 7777

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in Community Behavioral Health

Posting Numberreq7777
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeFlex Track
Hiring DepartmentPsych Community Behavioral Health (451E)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is accepting applications for an academic faculty clinical psychologist, suitable for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Flex Track. Assignments will be through the Division of Community Behavioral Health. The position will be responsible for grant-writing, research and for the delivery of trauma-focused and women’s mental health services through the University of New Mexico Psychiatric Center. Experience in conducting evidence-based trauma interventions for women is highly preferred. Duties will include grant writing, research, collaboration in team based science, direct clinical services, teaching, assistance in completing grant management requirements; and assisting CBH faculty and staff in working with our behavioral health partners at the state.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in clinical psychology or related field
  • Clinical experience - minimum 1 year following postdoctoral training and minimum of 1000 clinical contact hours (or 2 years) in trauma-focused treatment with youth and families
  • Completion of Advanced Fellowship in Women’s Health
  • Licensable in New Mexico
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in providing and supervising comprehensive trauma assessment and measurement-based care
  • Experience providing Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Experience providing Motivational Interviewing
  • Experience providing Dialectic Behavior Therapy
  • Experience in grant writing to federal agencies
  • Experience writing technical reports for policymakers
  • Experience providing specialized mental health services for women
  • Clinical supervision experience of aforementioned evidence-based practices in a variety of settings with diverse trainees, including child psychology interns and child psychiatry fellows
  • Prior training and experience in the provision of reflective supervision and secondary traumatic stress-informed supervision
  • Experience with consultation and collaboration on multidisciplinary teams
Application Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter addressing each of the minimum and preferred qualifications; current CV; and the names, addresses and contact information for three professional references.

For Additional Information Contact:

Deborah Altschul, PhD

Associate Professor and Clinical Director of the Division of Community Behavioral Health

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 2/2/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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