University of Washington seeks research professor

The Behavioral Research in Technology and Engineering (BRiTE) Center in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine has an opening for a full-time, 12-month service period appointment, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level without tenure.

The BRiTE Center focuses on the development and implementation of technology-based interventions for mental illness and behavioral health problems. The center emphasizes interdisciplinary team science approaches and proactively partners with technologists, healthcare delivery systems, and technology industry in pursuit of its goals.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Psychology or related fields or an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and a demonstrated track record of active nationally-funded research grants involving digital health. BRiTE Center faculty use a variety of technology in behavioral intervention, data science, speech analytics, wearable computing, and mobile health (mHealth) approaches. The ideal candidate will be in the early or mid- stage of their career and have a strong interest in technology-based approaches in the assessment and treatment of serious mental illness (e.g., mHealth/eHealth web-based, social media), clinician–facing tools (e.g., decision support, training, quality assurance), and technology in the service of global mental health initiatives.

Responsibilities of the position include the development of an independent, extramurally-funded research program in technology and mental health and mentoring post-doctoral students and junior faculty investigators. Successful applicants will be appointed as faculty at the University of Washington and will be part of an innovative and entrepreneurial group at a Center with diverse interests and expertise. Learn more about BRiTE at www.brite.uw.edu.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

To apply, send a CV and a 2-3 page description of research interests and objectives to: pbfac@uw.edu.