Serve as the Division Chief for Psychology.
The Chief of Psychology will work collaboratively with other Division leaders in the department including Psychiatry,
Social Work, Nursing and Research. Chief of Psychology will also unite a diverse group of psychologists within and
across several departments/specialty areas in the academic medical center and will advocate for Psychology as a
profession within Upstate. The Chief Psychologist will also work towards the recruitment and retention of well-trained, qualified, and diverse populations.
The Division of Psychology is proud of its APA-accredited predoctoral internship training program. Faculty in the
Division also contribute to other training programs within the department, including medical education, psychiatry
residency, child psychiatry fellowship, social work internship, and nurse practitioner fellowship. The Chief of the
Division will work closely with the Directors of these training programs to support their work and that of the involved
psychology faculty members.
PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology from APA-approved program; NYS license required.
Experience working in an academic medical center setting in a leadership role; Demonstrated excellent clinical,
training/teaching and leadership skills; Demonstrated ability to create and execute a successful clinical specialty
program in any area of child or adult mental health; Evidence of experience and expertise in mentoring junior faculty;
A track record of promoting diversity and inclusion. Experience in working with underserved populations, including
those with economic, health, cultural, and educational disparities.
Candidate should meet criteria for appointment to the College of Medicine faculty at the rank of Associate or Full
Experience with clinical research is preferred.
Clinical expertise in the areas of multi-cultural competence, Eating Disorders, Community Mental Health, Geriatrics,
Child and Adolescent, Health Psychology, Family Therapy, Parent-Child relationships, ADHD or Psychological
Assessment will be given priority.
Message to Applicants:
Please submit CV and cover letter with application.
The Department of Psychiatry at Upstate is committed to embracing diversity by treating everyone with respect and
dignity. Our department culture values faculty, staff and patients of every race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,
religion, political affiliation, socioeconomic status, age, and physical and cognitive ability. Consistent with the
combined missions of the College of Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry, one of our primary goals is to attract and cultivate a dynamic and culturally sensitive faculty and staff who exemplifies, promotes and celebrates diversity.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability.