University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Psychiatry
1) Recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow in Community Psychiatry Program (AIMHS Center for Program Evaluation Research) POSITION IS CURRENTLY FILLED, BUT WILL REOPEN NEXT YEAR:
The Department of Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry Program at UAB is seeking to fill a postdoctoral fellowship positions for a psychologist with interest in community mental health and program research in the Division of Public Psychiatry. The selected candidates will be a member of the recently established Alabama Institute for Mental Health Services, a mental health services center of excellence. AIMHS faculty and staff will assist with implementation and evaluation of current and future state-wide initiatives in evidence-based programs for a range of community mental health services. Program evaluation and basic mental health intervention research expertise is an essential qualification for applicants. A portion of the fellow’s time will be spent in a similar capacity with the Alabama Coalition for a Healthier Black Belt (ACHBB) project. The fellow will work under the supervision of the project director and will work directly with the AIMHS and ACHBB project managers. The trainee may also pursue additional grant funding and play a role in the expansion of the institute and in furthering mental health system change, at the state level. Licensure or license eligibility and clinical experience with the serious mentally ill population are desired. Clinical duties are available within the UAB Community Psychiatry Program. These would include conducting psychological and neuropsychological evaluations as well as individual and group psychotherapy Opportunities exist for supervision with clinical psychology interns, graduate students, medical students and other mental health trainees.
Fellowship Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, and have a strong interest in a scientist-practitioner career. Licensure in the state of Alabama will be required and should be pursued immediately upon acceptance of the fellowship. Applications should include a letter outlining qualifications, research interests, and potential fit with the AIMHS center. Additionally, applications should include a current vita, and may include selected reprints, and letters of recommendation. Applications should be sent to Robert Savage, Ph.D., Associate Professor, UAB Department of Psychiatry, CBB Room 466, 1720 2nd Ave. South, Birmingham, AL 35294. UAB is a large urban university and major regional medical center with excellent resources and benefits. UAB is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.