Research-focused Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Assistant or Associate Professor
Bradley Hospital or Hasbro Children’s Hospital
The Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, is seeking a research-focused staff psychiatrist or psychologist to join the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Bradley Hospital, the nation’s first hospital dedicated solely to child and adolescent psychiatry, and Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the state’s only pediatric hospital, are the clinical sites of the Division, which is nationally recognized as one of the top programs in the country in its breadth and depth of clinical, training and research activities. Faculty have funded research projects totaling more than $12 million annually studying a wide range psychiatric disorders in youth, as well as brain mechanisms of psychopathology, psychological reactions to illness, health disparities, and illness/risk prevention. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independently-funded investigative clinical research program focusing on a topic relevant to one or more of the clinical programs in the Division. Priority will be given to areas such as Mood Disorders, Substance Use, Psychosis, Trauma, and suicide or other risk behavior. It is expected that at least 40% of the incumbent's time will be devoted to research, and space will be provided. The position will include support for 40% of protected time for the faculty member’s research and scholarly activity/productivity. Multiple opportunities exist to teach child psychiatry fellows, triple board residents, medical students and psychology trainees. There are also many options to provide clinical care in outpatient and intensive care settings.
The successful candidate must qualify for a full-time medical faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Minimum requirements include: board eligibility or certification in child and adolescent psychiatry or psychology, excellence in patient care and teaching, and a commitment to scholarly participation in the clinical research programs of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Experience and evidence of productivity in research is essential. It is preferred that the candidate’s research experience focus on topics relevant to Division’s clinical programs. Brown University, Bradley Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital are EEO/AA employers and encourage applications from minorities and women. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
Larry K. Brown, M.D., Division Director (Larry_Brown@brown.edu or phone 401-444-7573) or
Jeffrey Hunt, M.D., Deputy Division Director (Jeffrey_Hunt@brown.edu)
Internal Number: BH/Brown Research CAP1
About Bradley/ Hasbro Children's Hospital & Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Founded in 1931, Bradley Hospital was the nation’s first psychiatric hospital exclusively for children. Today it provides expert, family-focused care to children and adolescents with psychological, developmental, and behavioral problems, through a wide range of inpatient, outpatient, residential, and partial hospital programs.
A teaching hospital for The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Bradley Hospital is a national center for research in child and adolescent psychiatry.