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Job ID: 108862

Clinical Assistant Professor
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jul. 9, 2018
Title Clinical Assistant Professor
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Department Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychiatry/Psychology/Behavioral Science

Position Summary
The Department of Medicine (DOM), Division of Behavioral Medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo (State University of New York, SUNY) is seeking applications to fill for a Clinical Assistant Professor (GFT), non-tenure track with the option to transition to a tenure-track faculty position as part of the expansion of its Behavioral Medicine Clinic.

Potential candidates with a background or interests in supporting research in the area of opioid use and abuse and who can increase opportunities for DOM collaboration with other units of UB as well as other New York State agencies in this area are highly desirable.

The candidate will be able to act as a collaborator on future faculty NIH, SAMHSA, and other federal, state, and private funding applications. In addition to possibly apply for awards that would support additional clinical and research training for the candidate.

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has recently received the CTSA award and opened a new downtown medical school on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, which opened in the fall 2017. This multidisciplinary clinical environment will provide better access to higher-quality care, including innovations in preventative medicine, and will support critical research programs.

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) is a consortium of the region’s premier health care, life sciences research and medical education institutions, all located on 120 acres in downtown Buffalo. The BNMC is dedicated to the cultivation of an excellent medical campus for clinical care, research, education and entrepreneurship. Premier clinical and research facilities including Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the new Gates Vascular Institute (GVI), and Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC), and Buffalo General Medical Center (BGMC) are all located in the BNMC. Also located in BNMC are the University at Buffalo Health Institute for Informatics and the Center of Excellence.

Our Mission is to advance health and wellness across the life span for the people of New York and the world through the education of tomorrow’s leaders in health care and biomedical sciences, innovative research and outstanding clinical care.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD Philosophy in Clinical Psychology with Specialization in Health Psychology
  • Eligible for medical licensure in the State of New York
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologist, Credentials
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the conduct of behavioral medicine
  • Position requires the individual to work collaboratively and receive mentorship and training from other DOM faculty on a program of research into behavioral, cognitive-affective or biological aspect of pain
  • Research interest and experiences are valued.

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