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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

Assistant Professor/Research

San Antonio, TX, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Assistant Professor/Research

San Antonio


School of Medicine


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Division of Behavioral Medicine and Department of Psychiatry at UT Health San
Antonio are seeking two Assistant Professors/Research for full-time faculty
positions in San Antonio and Killeen, Texas.
The positions will support research with STRONG STAR (South Texas
Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma And Resilience) and
the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP).
One position will be located in San Antonio at the main campus of UT
Health San Antonio. The other two positions will be at the STRONG STAR research
site at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood in Killeen,
Texas. Applicants must have a doctoral
degree in clinical or counseling psychology and be licensed or license eligible
as a psychologist in the State of Texas.
The doctoral degree and predoctoral internship must be from American
Psychological Association-accredited programs.
The faculty appointments will be within the Department of Psychiatry and
School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio.
The positions will involve supporting all aspects of clinical research
within the Division of Behavioral Medicine, STRONG STAR, and CAP. STRONG STAR and CAP are the nation's largest
research consortia focused on combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
(PTSD) and comorbid conditions (traumatic brain injury, chronic pain, sleep
disorders, substance use disorders, suicide, and tinnitus) and include the
collaboration of over 150 investigators and over 40 institutions worldwide.
These positions will involve serving as a research investigators and
educators. As investigators, the faculty
members will provide support for ongoing research studies and collaborate on
the development and submission of research grant applications as a co-investigator
or principal investigator. As educators,
the faculty members will assist in the training, supervision, and mentorship of
postgraduates, graduate students, interns, residents, postdoctoral fellows, and
junior faculty members.

Preferred qualifications include:

+ The completion of a two-year postdoctoral fellowship focused on
combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid conditions
(traumatic brain injury, chronic pain, sleep disorders, substance use
disorders, suicide, and tinnitus) is preferred.

+ Extensive experience in prolonged exposure therapy, cognitive
processing therapy, cognitive behavioral conjoint therapy, writing exposure
therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy with insomnia.

+ Experience in delivering the therapies listed above to a high
standard of fidelity as a research therapist for randomized clinical trials

+ Experience in grant submissions and working on research projects
funded through the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense,
Veterans Administration, and private foundations

+ A history of publications in peer-reviewed journals

more information regarding this position posting or the Consortium, please
contact Alan Peterson, PhD, at #removed#

our website to learn more about UT Health San Antonio and the excellent
benefits we offer at #removed#

UT Health San Antonio is an
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected
veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated
as security sensitive positions.

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UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.