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Assistant/Associate Professor in Pediatric Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida (UF), College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. The position is a 12-month, full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenured multi-mission faculty position, involving 50 % time in inpatient consultation-liaison services and 50 % in outpatient services, including collaborations with pediatric subspecialties. The position is expected to address clinical and teaching needs as well as opportunities for scholarly activity.


The department is seeking a dynamic individual with demonstrated potential for developing a strong consultation-liaison service within UF Shands Children’s Hospital and strong collaborative ties across pediatric medical and psychiatric services. The applicant should possess experience and/or training or other background in pediatric psychiatry and behavioral health including skills in the evaluation of lifespan trajectories, psychiatric and medical comorbidities, and/or the application of clinical knowledge and skills/interventions to address the needs of children with complex medical and psychiatric needs. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively across medical specialties and with multi-disciplinary teams and diverse populations. This also includes close coordination and collaboration with our adult psychiatry consult liaison service at UF Shands Hospital.


Faculty in the Department are engaged in UF and national collaborations that afford rich opportunities for career development. The Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics offer extensive opportunities for clinical research/ scholarly collaborations. There is also the opportunity for program development involving outpatient consultation and collaboration with various pediatric specialty areas. As a faculty member in the College of Medicine, the candidate will also contribute to its educational mission by participating in graduate and/or medical education, particularly the teaching of child and adolescent psychiatry fellows during their consult liaison rotations and seminar teaching for our fellowship. Finally, the successful candidate must be willing to engage in service at the level of the department, college, and larger profession and demonstrate a strong commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Contact Information:

Andres Pumariega
Professor and Chief Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
PO Box 100256
Gainesville, FL 32610