University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

367 18102
Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-RESEARCHPROFESSOR [#18102, 21-043]
Position Title: Geriatric Researcher, Psychologist/Psychiatrist
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/02/10, listed until 2021/12/21)
Position Description:    

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), Department of Psychiatry seeks a full-time Psychologist or Psychiatrist to lead research endeavors in geriatric mood disorders and dementia.

The ideal candidate would be willing to partner with Neurology, Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery and Neurobiology in the UMass NeuroNexus Institute to promote inter departmental and translational research. The candidate would build upon the institution’s strong clinical and training programs in Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Geriatric Medicine. The ideal candidate would have expertise in neuroimaging and biomarker exploration. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to education and scholarship.

The University of Massachusetts/UMass Memorial Health System is the only academic center in central Massachusetts and leads innovative and excellent clinical care in the region. The UMass Department of Psychiatry has over 300 full-time faculty with active basic science, clinical and health services research. The Department of Psychiatry is a national leader in public sector psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, neurodevelopmental disorders, biological psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, forensic psychiatry, psychosocial rehabilitation, women’s mental health, and addiction psychiatry. There is a strong commitment to faculty and staff development and diversity. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive.

Interested applicants should apply and send a letter of interest attention to: Kimberly Yonkers, MD, Katz Family Endowed Chair, Professor and Chair. For more information on the Department of Psychiatry, please visit

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Psychiatry
University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

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