Assistant / Associate / Professor of Psychiatry

Indiana University Bloomington School of Medicine

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Position Details

Title Assistant/Associate/Professor of Psychiatry

Specific Title

Appointment Type Open

Department IUSM - Psychiatry

Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis

Position Summary

Indiana University School of Medicine – Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking to fill an immediate opening to conduct research in the area of alcohol/addictions. Academic rank is flexible depending on the experience and expertise of the candidate and may be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The specific area(s) of research expertise and technical approaches to be used are open, although researchers with a focus on neural circuit mechanisms and who emphasize mechanistic studies of the causal relationships between neurobiological processes and neurobehavioral pathology are particularly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities will consist of developing and sustaining an independent research program, as well as collaboration with existing research teams. Other responsibilities may include participation on department committees and teaching of residents, interns, and medical students.

The Department of Psychiatry has a broad research, clinical, and teaching mission and maintains both a clinical psychology internship and psychiatry residency program, in addition to training rotations for medical and graduate students.

IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the country with more than 20,000 living alumni and 3,000 learners on nine campuses across the state. Its diverse faculty is made up of 2,700 full-time members and 3,200 volunteer faculty who are responsible for training medical, graduate and postgraduate students. IU School of Medicine is the only allopathic medical school in Indiana.

IU School of Medicine is closely aligned with our health system partner, IU Health, which has twice earned a place on the US News and World Report Honor Roll. The shared vision of both institutions is to lead the transformation of healthcare through quality innovation and education to make Indiana one of the nation’s healthiest states. IU Health is among the top ten largest single-state nonprofit health systems in the United States operating 16 hospitals statewide (a mix of urban, suburban and rural facilities). This partnership enables the seamless integration of research findings into patient care.

Indianapolis is the 13th largest city in the nation and the state capital. The cost of living is below the national average even with tremendous growth. The surrounding suburbs have been ranked the #1 place to live in the country and are consistently ranked in the top 25 year after year. The city enjoys a vibrant and developing art, music, and food culture. Indianapolis is internationally recognized for motorsports along with various professional and amateur sports teams. Please check out Visit Indy ( or No Mean City ( to learn more about Indianapolis.

Please include (1) a letter of interest (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) three letters of reference. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a building a diverse learning environment and on supporting the professional development of ethnic minorities, women, and people with disabilities. The Department of Psychiatry strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field and have postdoctoral training and/or experience in alcohol/addictions research.

Department Contact for Questions

Christopher R. Paynter, SHRM-CP, PHR

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Priority Application Review Deadline

Expected Start Date

OAA # IUSM003312016

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • List Of References
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Optional Documents