University of Rochester School of Medicine is seeking an exceptional leader to serve as the George L. Engel Professor and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry. This endowed professorship is named after George Engel, a member of our faculty renowned for his Biopsychosocial Model. Building on its long history of distinguished scholarship, education, and clinical care, the Department of Psychiatry has recently reorganized to include five academic divisions each of which has a robust research component. It will be the job of the Associate Chair to coordinate and oversee the research across divisions, develop an overarching strategy for our research programs, shape the infrastructure, and foster the culture necessary for our academic faculty to thrive.
Support will be provided from the George Engel Endowed Professorship and other intramural and extramural funding sources.
The specific responsibilities for the Associate Chair for Research fall into three domains:
As a member of the Department’s leadership team, she/he will
The Associate Chair will maintain her/his own active program of research and a prominent presence nationally and internationally in his/her area of special expertise.
In addition to assuring that our well developed mentorship and faculty development programs are serving the needs of all research faculty, she/he will provide individual content and/or process mentoring to faculty members and trainees in her/his areas of interest, and support division directors in their mentoring oversight functions.
Qualifications for the position include:
Please send CV and cover letter to:
Yeates Conwell, MD – Search Committee Chair
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 Crittenden Blvd
Rochester, NY 14642
The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to creating a safe, diverse, and inclusive work environment. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities and those representing other diverse communities are encouraged to apply.