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The U-M Department of Psychiatry is part of Michigan Medicine, one of the nation's leading health care facilities, and is home to the nation's first comprehensive Depression Center and the Molecular and Behavioral Neurosciences Institute.

We provide patients with state-of-the-art treatment and care of psychiatric disorders, much of it based on the innovative research done by our faculty. Our psychiatric care facility is one of the best in the country, and was one of the very first to provide modern diagnosis and research on mental disorders.

Our vision is to produce impactful research that promotes positive mental health; improve access to care in the right place, at the right time, at the right level for all patients needing clinical services; and deliver top-notch interprofessional training to all trainees so that they are equipped to meet patient needs as part of teams in the healthcare setting.

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CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR-CLINICAL PROFESSOR (PSYCHIATRY EMERGENCY SERVICES)

Job Summary

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is seeking a full-time clinical-track faculty member, trained in child and adolescent psychiatry, to work in the Hospital Services Section. Primary clinical responsibilities will be after hours (evenings and weekends) coverage of the Psychiatry Emergency Services.  As the only faculty member psychiatrist who is 'in-house' during these hours, responsibilities will also include supervision of the psychiatry resident covering the consult-liaison and adult and child inpatient psychiatry services at these times.

To compensate for the afterhours nature of these positions, a salary commiserate with full time work will be provided for an average work load of three 10 hour shifts each week, averaged over each month.  In addition, compensation at $150 per hour will be provided for any additional time spent covering the service over the month.

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ASST PROFESSOR - PROFESSOR (WOMAN & INFANT MENTAL HEALTH)

Job Summary

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is seeking a full-time, tenure track faculty member who has expertise in perinatal, infant, and/or early childhood mental health (i.e., pregnancy up to child age 5). The successful candidate will have substantial expertise in both research relevant to this developmental period as well as clinical service delivery to high risk, vulnerable families with young children. The ideal candidate will also have a substantial research portfolio in this domain with evidence of an ability to garner independent research funding and oversee clinical trials.

Responsibilities will include facilitation of and participation in University academic and clinical training programs relevant to perinatal, infant and early childhood mental health. Our program includes faculty with strong interests in basic and translational research in areas that include trauma, stress and adversity; intergenerational transmission of risk; health promotion, prevention and intervention with vulnerable families; and collaborative models that include an emphasis on engaging the participation of communities in order to expand and improve access and utilization of mental health treatment. The faculty member will also participate as a full member in a vibrant and highly collaborative research and clinical team. This position will report through the Program Directors for the Women and Infants Mental Health Program.

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ASST PROFESSOR - PROFESSOR (BIPOLAR)

Job Summary

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to join the Heinz Prechter Bipolar Research Program, an endowed, internationally-acclaimed research enterprise with projects spanning molecular, clinical, and population health approaches.  The successful candidate will have expertise in bipolar disorder both from the research and clinical perspective who is enthusiastic to join an inter-disciplinary research group representing several schools within the University of Michigan.

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ASST PROFESSOR - PROFESSOR (WOMAN & INFANT MENTAL HEALTH)

Job Summary

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is seeking a full-time, tenure track faculty member who has expertise in perinatal, infant, and/or early childhood mental health (i.e., pregnancy up to child age 5). The successful candidate will have substantial expertise in both research relevant to this developmental period as well as clinical service delivery to high risk, vulnerable families with young children.  The ideal candidate will also have a substantial research portfolio in this domain with evidence of an ability to garner independent research funding and oversee clinical trials. 

Responsibilities will include facilitation of and participation in University academic and clinical training programs relevant to perinatal, infant and early childhood mental health.  Our program includes faculty with strong interests in basic and translational research in areas that include trauma, stress and adversity; intergenerational transmission of risk; health promotion, prevention and intervention with vulnerable families; and collaborative models that include an emphasis on engaging the participation of communities in order to expand and improve access and utilization of mental health treatment.  The faculty member will also participate as a full member in a vibrant and highly collaborative research and clinical team.  This position will report through the Program Directors for the Women and Infants Mental Health Program.

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ASST PROFESSOR - PROFESSOR (ANXIETY)

Job Summary

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is seeking a full-time, tenure track faculty member with expertise in adult Anxiety Disorders.  We seek a motivated psychiatrist to join one of the country’s first and largest Anxiety Clinics, now evaluating ~500 new patients each year and offering state-of-the-art psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic treatments.  Interest and skills in both research and clinical care is imperative, though the balance can be adapted to individual strengths.  Specific interests can focus on any of the anxiety disorders (and, yes, we still consider OCD to be an anxiety disorder), and research foci can involve neuroimaging, psychoneuroendocrinology, genetics and genomics, sleep, clinical trials (using meds and/or psychotherapy), health services research, and substance abuse (all areas in which the department has existing expertise and willing collaborators and mentors).  We are also open to developing new areas of foci and expertise.  The ideal candidate will already be building a substantive research portfolio in some anxiety-related domain, with evidence of an ability to garner independent research funding. 

In addition to research, there are opportunities for development as an educator, clinician, and administrative leader. 

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Ann Arbor is many things, including a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and a tech hub with a walkable downtown that includes world-class arts and culture. Located in southeast Michigan's Lower Peninsula, Ann Arbor lies at the center of a greater collection of communities in Washtenaw County. With so many thriving communities nearby, Ann Arbor has become a cultural melting pot and urban oasis. Click here to learn more about what Ann Arbor has to offer. 

 Benefits

Michigan Medicine offers competitive benefits, including retirement plans, health plans, maternity/paternity leave, and a variety of other types of coverage. Click here to visit the Michigan Medicine Human Resources page and learn more.