Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Open Positions

Associate/Full Professor - Tenure Track - Weight and Eating Disorders
Posting Department: Psychiatry
Expire Date: 07/12/2015
The Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Associate or Full Professor position in the tenure track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will be accomplished in the area of Clinical/Health Psychology. Expertise in the specific area of obesity/eating disorders is required. Responsibilities include developing new research initiatives in obesity and eating disorders and contributing to the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders' clinical mission (e.g., bariatric surgery program) and mentor pre- and postdoctoral students in psychology, as well as residents/fellows in medicine, psychiatry, and related specialties. Excellence in research must be demonstrated by a strong publication record in high-impact journals, continuous external grant support over the past decade, success in mentoring postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty, service on editorial boards and review committees, and frequent invitations to speak at national/international meetings. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research, clinical care, and education. Must be license eligible in PA.

The applicant will contribute to the senior leadership of the Department's Center for Weight and Eating Disorders and collaborate with Center faculty who include Drs. Kelly Allison, Robert Berkowitz, Lucy Faulconbridge, Tanja Kral, David Sarwer, and Thomas Wadden. The applicant also will have the opportunity to work with members of Penn's Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism.

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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