Assistant Professor - Clinician Educator Track - Suicide Prevention

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Assistant Professor - Clinician Educator Track - Suicide Prevention

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Oct 12, 2021
Deadline: Oct 12, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician educator track. Expertise is required in the specific area of services research or dissemination and implementation science in the field of suicide prevention. The ideal candidate will have experience with evidence-based practices for suicide prevention across the life span including specific expertise in Cognitive Therapy for Suicide Prevention and the Safety Planning Intervention. Previous experience collaborating with large healthcare systems is also desired. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. License or license eligibility in Pennsylvania is required.

Teaching responsibilities may include providing education in suicide prevention practices for trainees and staff within healthcare systems.

Clinical responsibilities may include providing clinical administrative support to implement evidence-based practices to reduce suicide risk but does not include direct patient care.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing an independent research program with a focus on evaluation and implementation of evidence-based practices for suicide prevention.

The Penn Center for the Prevention of Suicide has a 15-year history of using research to develop and evaluate evidence-based practices for suicide prevention and to improve the care of individuals at-risk for suicide in healthcare settings.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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