Children’s National Health System (CNHS) in Washington, D.C. invites applicants for the position of Chief and Endowed Professor of the Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. We are looking for a dynamic leader who will build on the rich tradition of world-class psychiatric care at Children’s National and develop innovative care and research models to meet the challenges ahead.
CNHS is a nationally, highly-ranked children's hospital. Children’s National’s mission is to excel in clinical care, advocacy, research, and education. We improve health outcomes for children and lead in the creation of innovative solutions to pediatric health challenges.
The primary clinical facilities of the Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine are housed in the newly renovated, state of the art Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Units and the recently renovated, on-site outpatient clinic. The Division operates outpatient programs in Washington, D.C., Montgomery County, Maryland, and in Northern Virginia. The Division has imbedded outpatient services in Children’s National primary care clinics. It has an ACGME-approved Child Psychiatry fellowship and has 14 faculty members. The Chief will be academically appointed at The George Washington University.
Applicants for this position should possess an M.D. degree or both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, certification in psychiatry by the ABPN and meet requirements for appointment as associate or full professor. Candidates must be eligible for a medical license in Washington, D.C. Candidates should have a strong record of scholarly activity, and preferably, a stellar record of sustained extramural funding. We expect the successful candidate to possess clinical expertise and leadership abilities, with solid experience in administering psychiatric inpatient and outpatient clinical services. The candidate must have good interpersonal skills, and be able to work cooperatively and congenially within a diverse group of academic, clinical, and philanthropy leaders. Candidates with a vision for enhancing and transforming the clinical and academic activities of a multi-disciplinary department are especially encouraged to submit applications.
Children’s National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae by March 15, 2017 to: Jocelyn Villongco, Director, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, Children’s National Health System, 111 Michigan Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20010 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any inquiries about the position can be directed to: Roger J. Packer, M.D., Senior Vice President, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, at email@example.com or by calling (202) 476-5973.