Posting Summary: The University of Virginia Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-eligible faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to join the Center for Behavioral Health and Technology. The Assistant Professor will conduct clinical research in eHealth/mHealth with a particular focus on psycho-oncology. The Assistant Professor will function as a member of a multidisciplinary research team and become significantly involved in ongoing projects and will initiate new programs in related areas of interest and focus. Faculty and staff at the Center for Behavioral Health and Technology are involved in many grant-funded projects to develop and evaluate eHealth/mHealth interventions in a variety of areas, including cancer, insomnia, diabetes, pediatric pain, HIV, alcohol-exposed pregnancy risk, substance abuse, and medication adherence.
The Center for Behavioral Health & Technology, led by Prof Lee Ritterband, is physically located in newly renovated research space in the Ivy Foundation Translational Research Building at 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive in the Fontaine Research Park. More information about CBHT can be found at http://bht.virginia.edu.
Candidates must have a doctoral-level degree (Ph.D./Psy.D.) in a health-related filed (e.g., psychology, public health) with at least two years of eHealth/mHealth related research experience.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting number 0619163. Interested candidates must complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, writing sample, and contact information for three references.
Questions regarding this position and the Candidate Profile process should be directed to Lee Ritterband, PhD, Director of the Center for Behavioral Health & Technology, Box 801075, Charlottesville, VA. 22903. E-mail: LEER@virginia.edu
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.