Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC) and the Department of Psychiatry at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are in the process of developing clinical research programs in 5 specialty areas:
- Addiction and dual diagnosis
- Child and adolescent psychiatry
- Geriatric psychiatry
- Mood and anxiety disorders
- Integrated primary health and behavioral health care
We are looking to hire researchers with active and grant-funded research programs in these areas, to join the country’s second-largest academic behavioral health care provider (UBHC) and the Department of Psychiatry to develop new initiatives that integrate research, teaching/training, and specialized clinical services. Successful candidates will benefit from: a growing portfolio of research at UBHC (e.g., http://ubhc.rutgers.edu/dsr/); the wide range of clinical services at UBHC, including inpatient, partial hospital, outpatient, residential, therapeutic school and school-based programs that serve over 14,000 individuals annually; the existence of medical, internship, and post-doctoral training programs at UBHC and in the Department of Psychiatry; graduate programs in Psychology, Neuroscience, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Social Work, Public Health, Genetics, and other departments and schools with students and faculty that offer opportunities for collaboration; the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS; http://ruccs.rutgers.edu); the Rutgers-Princeton Center for Computational Cognitive Neuropsychiatry (ccnp.princeton.edu); the Rutgers Brain Health Institute (https://brainhealthinstitute.rutgers.edu); the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies (http://alcoholstudies.rutgers.edu/); active collaborations with the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the New Jersey Division of Child and Family Services; and competitive support and start-up packages.
Applicants in one of the specialty areas listed above who are interested in developing an active research program within this context should send a CV and letter of interest to
Steven Silverstein, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Research, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care
671 Hoes Lane West
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Applicants from minority and under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.