Company Name:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - NCPTSD


Honolulu, Hawaii

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Chiefs/Directors/Department Heads, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Research

Work Setting:

Hospital/Hospice (including VA Med Centers)

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

10 - 20 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

May 1, 2019

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Director, Pacific Islands Division, National Center for PTSD


The National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, (NCPTSD) seeks a dynamic, academically-oriented leader for the position of Director, Pacific Islands Division. We are seeking a senior doctoral-level individual with a strong background in clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, public health, and/or related field with a solid research and publication record in the area of mental health disparities within a multicultural context. A focus on PTSD or trauma is preferred, but applicants working on other mental health disorders are encouraged to apply. A demonstrated record of publication, national leadership, and research grant funding are essential. Experience with program or policy development is preferred and recognition within the scientific and academic community is required. The Director advances innovative programs and national collaborations in research and education, as well as promotes staff development and scientific productivity. Mentorship/teaching/training experience in the academic and/or clinical applied fields is desirable. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential, including sensitivity to issues related to the stigma of mental illness and minority mental health.


The Division is located at the VA Medical Center in Hawaii, which is the principal tertiary care referral center for Veterans from throughout the Hawaiian Islands, American Samoa, and Guam. The VA Medical Center provides a full spectrum of inpatient, residential, and outpatient medical-surgical and mental health services. The Division also has an affiliation with the University of Hawaii. The Director would be expected to take a leading role with regard to both the VA and university relationships.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit 1) a letter outlining interest in a position and personal career goals, 2) a resume or curriculum vita, 3) a current transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable), and 4) the names of two individuals who can serve as professional references.

Contact Information

Please send curriculum vitae and a cover letter to Matthew J. Friedman MD, PhD at or or by phone at (802) 296-5132.

The Department of Veteran Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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