Vice Chair for Strategic Development (DOP)/Vice President for Strategic Development (LPPHC)

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus Heights

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco invites applications for a Vice Chair for Strategic Development position concurrent with the Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics (LPPHC) Vice President for Strategic Development. This is a full-time position and will be filled at either the Associate or Full Professor level in the Clinical X series with a start date of January 1, 2020 or thereafter.


  • MD or equivalent, ABMS board certified in psychiatry, and licensed to practice medicine in California
  • Proven track record in behavioral health strategy and service delivery in the Bay Area
  • Experience with child, adolescent, and adult behavioral health program development
  • Cultural competence in underserved and culturally diverse patient populations
  • Proved track record of academic stature in complex health systems


  • Leader for strategic growth and development for the Department of Psychiatry and Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics (LPPHC)
  • Partner with UCSF Health Strategy and others to develop relocation plans for LPPHC, and to build inpatient and intensive behavioral health services for children, adolescents, and adults
  • Partner with UCSF Health Strategy for other growth opportunities in the Bay Area
  • Provide direct patient care
  • Educate UCSF health professional trainees on health systems through direct teaching and collaboration with training program directors
  • Participate in departmental, university, and public service

Please apply online at with a CV, cover letter, and a statement of contributions to diversity.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.