Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Type: Full Time
Academic / Research
College / University
Internal Number: 3998537
Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Providence, RI
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, together with its health system partners, Care New England, Lifespan, and the VA Providence Health Care System, seek an outstanding, nationally recognized academic leader with a substantial record of research, teaching, and administrative accomplishments to serve as the next Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior.
The Warren Alpert Medical School, a component of Brown's Division of Biology and Medicine, is a national leader in medical education and biomedical research. The Warren Alpert Medical School attracts a highly diverse body of students from throughout the U.S. and abroad. Together with Brown's seven affiliated teaching hospitals, the collective research enterprise in the life and health sciences attracts approximately $250 million in sponsored research funding per year. Nearly 90% of Brown's students participate in clinical or basic science research within the University's robust and growing research community.
The world-renowned Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior leads the field in mental health education, research, and clinical care. With external research funding reaching $57 million in 2022, Brown Psychiatry and Human Behavior is positioned to transform the field of behavioral health from scientific discovery to patient outcomes.
The Chair will serve as the chief academic officer of the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and will be primarily responsible for developing and implementing an academic plan of research, faculty development, diversity, and education that will enhance an internationally renowned department. The Chair of Psychiatry and Human Behavior will develop strategy and assist in the oversight and facilitate the success of the academic and clinical programs at Brown and at each of the affiliates.
The successful candidate will be an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with a strong record of extramural research funding and prior administrative and leadership experience gained within a contemporary Department of Psychiatry. Candidates must be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and qualify for an appointment as a Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Brown University, Care New England, and Lifespan are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and educators. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations are provided.
The Brown University, Care New England, and Lifespan value candidates who have experience working in settings with students and trainees from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Brown University, Care New England, and Lifespan are distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership and respect. The organizations value candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that is integral to the mission of the University.