Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Mental Health Services at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Job Description:

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Mental Health Services



Location:

Philadelphia, PA

Open Date:

Dec 11, 2023

Close Date:

Dec 11, 2025

Description:


The Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of health economics, mental health services, pain management, and public-academic partnerships. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D or equivalent degree.


Teaching responsibilities may include teaching courses in the organization, financing, and delivery of mental health care. Leading the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics Associate Fellows Program for doctoral and postdoctoral fellows. Providing mentorship to undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in mental health services research.


Research or scholarship responsibilities may include developing a health services research agenda on the organization, financing and delivery of pain management, with particular attention to the role of the opioid epidemic. Leading a contract with the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral health evaluating city-implemented programs and policies, and the experiences of Medicaid-enrolled Philadelphians who use behavioral health care. Particular foci include suicide prevention efforts, responses to the opioid crisis, and mental health crisis response initiatives.


We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.




Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:


The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).


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