Professional Researcher in Mental Health Services
University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
United States

Professional Researcher in Mental Health Services





Open date: August 27th, 2018
Last review date: September 30th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The incumbent acting in this position will oversee and manage a specialized team in mental health services research, telepsychiatry and technology enabled health care. The incumbent will have significant responsibility to achieve broadly stated goals through subordinate professionals. Incumbent will determine objectives, direct programs, develop strategies and policies, manage human and physical resources, and function with a high degree of autonomy. This role will include proactively assessing programmatic outcomes in primary care behavioral health and physician wellness and determines strategies for program development. The incumbent will determine objectives; direct research programs, and develop strategies and policies while functioning with a high degree of autonomy. The incumbent will ensure supervisors, professionals and faculty adhere to research program procedures and research compliance. The incumbent will work across the University and with external institutions including the Veterans Administration to develop infrastructure for mental health services, and technology enabled care research.


The incumbent will develop and oversee his/her own independent, creative, and high quality research program and will have major responsibility and leadership for his/her programs. The appointee is expected to secure funding as a Principal Investigator, and as a co-PI collaborating with other independent investigators.


Qualified candidates must possess a Ph.D. in a health sciences specialty and have a minimum of 5 years of experience working on funded research projects in telemedicine or e-Health. The successful applicant will have a background in a clinical discipline such as psychology, medicine, nursing or social work. Candidates must have proficiency in conducting, designing and analyzing data from clinical trials and should have published papers on this area in the peer reviewed literature. Experience evaluating educational programs is also essential as is experience with using EPIC for clinical trials, and REDCAP for data entry and storage. The successful applicant will also be experienced in providing technical training for research staff in these areas.


This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate rank. The selected candidate will be hired at the Assistant/Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.


Applications should be submitted by September 30, 2018 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled or June 30, 2019.


Qualified applicants should upload a Letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Research, along with contact information for 3 to 5 references online at:


UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:


If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.


Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available


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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

Reference requirements
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