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Residency Program Director

Application Deadline: May 06, 2022


Open date: May 10th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Jun 7, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, May 6, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Residency Director for General Psychiatry Program.

The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting an Assistant / Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor to serve as Residency Program Director of a growing general psychiatry residency program with 36 approved positions. The department has a longstanding commitment to community mental health services and public psychiatry. The clinical program is distinguished by excellence in clinical experiences serving patients in both the public and private settings. The department also has two combined training programs linked to primary care specialties – Internal Medicine-Psychiatry (10 positions) and Family Medicine—Psychiatry (10 positions). The residents evaluate and treat patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds, and the department is committed to social justice, diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism within academic medicine and patient care.

The academic series for this appointment is in the clinician educator series. The faculty member is evaluated primarily based on the quality of teaching and clinical service. Scholarly activities are encouraged but not required.

Residency Program Director responsibilities include but are not limited to program administration; evaluation of residents, faculty, and the program; resident recruitment, selection, promotion, and dismissal; monitoring resident duty hours and work environment; and program licensure and accreditation. In addition to their duties as Residency Program Director, the selected candidate will also provide clinical services and supervise residents in inpatient and/or outpatient settings.

This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant or Associate rank. The selected candidate will be hired at the Assistant or Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

This position is open effective May 7, 2021. Applications should be submitted by June 7, 2021 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled or May 6, 2022.

To apply please visit UC Davis Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04138

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, and individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    At the time of application, candidates must be board certified in general psychiatry and be eligible for a California Medical License.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    Upon the start date of the position, the candidate must have a California Medical License.

Preferred qualifications

    Previous leadership, administration, and educational experience, particularly in graduate medical education, is preferred.


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Interest

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04138

Help contact: tncasey@ucdavis.edu

Contact Information:

Lorin Scher
Vice-Chair Education
4610 X St
3rd Fl Master Ed Suite, #3126A
Sacramento, CA 95817

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