Senior Instructor

Rochester, NY


Faculty job description:

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a licensed clinical psychologist with interest and experience in working with patients with psychotic disorders and other forms of serious mental illness. This faculty position is headquartered in the Department of Psychiatry’s Community Division and will have both clinical and educational responsibilities, with opportunities for research and scholarship in the faculty member’s area of expertise. This new position focuses on the provision of culturally responsive mental health evaluation and treatment to young adults within five years of their first psychotic episode, and the provision of treatment to adults with chronic psychotic disorders. Strong Ties is a site for a study of visual and cognitive remediation for people with schizophrenia. The position may also include supervision of post-doctoral fellows and psychology interns, depending on availability of interested trainees.

Minimum requirements include PhD or doctoral equivalent in psychology, postdoctoral training in adult or child and adolescent psychology, licensure in the state of New York, and experience in the field(s) of working with families and clients with serious mental illness, including psychosis.

The Department of Psychiatry provides a full continuum of care, including a comprehensive psychiatric emergency program; adult, geriatric and child services (inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs); addiction services; a variety of community-based treatment programs; specialized programs for Spanish-speaking patients and deaf/hard-of-hearing patients, and more. Strong collaborative relationships support our multidisciplinary educational mission and provide state-of-the-art training facilities that include ready access to the URMC Center for Experiential Learning and its simulation training resources. The Department also has a strong schizophrenia research program, at which a number of federally- and foundation-funded research projects are ongoing. A summary of these projects can be viewed on our Schizophrenia Treatment and Research Laboratory website: . The University of Rochester Medical Center also houses a data science institute, a brain imaging center, and other centers and institutes that are available for research and programmatic collaboration. The successful candidate will also enjoy close working relationships with colleagues from other disciplines, including psychiatry, family therapy, nursing, social work, mental health counseling and chemical dependency.

Rochester, the surrounding Finger Lakes region, and the University of Rochester programs (e.g., the Eastman School of Music) offer a vibrant array of arts and recreational opportunities in a mid-size city with high quality public schools, as well as convenient access to major cities such as New York and Toronto.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #235722 at

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $92,150 - $143,173 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

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