Director of the Division of Psychosocial Medicine

The Department of Psychiatry at UCSF invites applications for the director of the Division of Psychosocial Medicine position at the professor level. The candidate must possess a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology from an APA-approved program, must be at least 10 years post-licensed, and must be licensed by the California Board of Psychology at the time of the appointment. The ideal candidate must possess a minimum 10 years of experience in clinical administration and program development, must have excellent clinical and teaching skills, and experience in supervising a multidisciplinary staff. The candidate must have strong leadership skills. The candidate must have clearly demonstrated experience in and commitment to working with a culturally diverse, low-income, and medically indigent patient population.

The director oversees, directs, and supervises the staff and faculty of the Division of Psychosocial Medicine, made up of seven programs:

  1. Neuropsychology Service
  2. Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service
  3. Nursing Consultation Service
  4. Trauma Recovery Center
  5. Child and Adolescent Support Advocacy and Resource Center
  6. Emergency Department Case Management Program
  7. Behavioral Health Psychosocial Medicine Team

The director provides leadership in all aspects of the division, overseas teaching and training, oversees program evaluation and research components, and ensures that clinical and administrative services are provided in a culturally competent manner.

Beginning date of appointment: July 1, 2014. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

Please apply online at by May 5, 2014.


Leadership in research, education, psychiatric care and public service