Psychiatry - Assistant Professor - Emory Healthcare Veterans Program

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Psych: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Executive Park 12
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Position involves clinical patient contact.
Required Documents
Cover letter

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Assistant Professor

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP)



Program: Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP)

Supervisor: Barbara O. Rothbaum, PhD, ABPP


Job Summary: Assistant Professor to serve as a full-time psychologist for EHVP in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University in the School of Medicine. The psychologist will work together with an interdisciplinary team to provide clinical services, conduct clinical research, and supervise postdoctoral fellows and trainees in the conduct of care and research. EHVP provides clinical services to post-9/11 veterans and service members at no cost to the patient as part of the Warrior Care Network.  Clinical duties include assessment of veterans referred to the EHVP and providing evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, SUD, and TBI.  EHVP provides care in an outpatient setting and an innovative intensive outpatient program (IOP) in which veterans come from across the country to receive intensive therapy daily for two weeks.


EHVP seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflect the      community and society we serve and a climate that appreciates the unique contribution of diverse employees that facilitate their success. We actively encourage applications from members of all groups traditionally underrepresented in clinical psychology and higher education, including ethnic and racial minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.            


The responsibilities for this position will include some or all of the following: academic leadership, teaching, mentoring, research, publications, clinical practice, citizenship, and administrative responsibilities.  There are additional position-specific duties that may change with each academic year through discussions with the Program Director, Dr. Barbara Rothbaum, Department Chair, and/or the School of Medicine Dean.  Faculty will be reviewed and evaluated on performance and execution of both general and position-specific duties.


Specific Job Responsibilities May Include:


Academic Leadership:


  • Provide leadership and management in supporting the missions and goals of the Department and Service Line in education, research, patient care, and service.


  • Provide clinical supervision to psychology and social work trainees and to psychiatric residents; support and facilitate the educational programs of the Department, School of Medicine, and University.



  • Advise students, staff, and junior faculty by spending time and guiding individuals regarding academic, curricular and career matters.



  • Conduct work to create and add to knowledge. Dissemination and peer review are critical to research productivity.
  • Attain and manage funds appropriately to sustain research endeavors.




  • Publications in accordance with the mission of EHVP to provide best practices in the care of veterans.


Clinical Practice:


  • Provide excellent and appropriate patient care at all clinical/hospital sites while ensuring compliance with all policies and regulations on patient care and billing.
  • Adhere to clinical practice obligations for revenue generation in the provision of care.
  • Participate in quality improvement endeavors.
  • Experience and competency working with patients from diverse cultural backgrounds.




  • Serve as a role model for others.
  • Provide academic and professional expertise to serve the Department, profession, community, nation, and the world.
  • Participate on committees for the University, WCN, and Affiliate Institutions.


Administrative Responsibilities:


  • Ensure continuing professional development.
  • Complete all administrative requirements in accordance with the needs of the Department and School of Medicine. This may include completing forms and information, compliance paperwork, performance management tools for staff, authoring letters and developing other communication, and completing service assignments.
  • Supporting recruitment efforts.


Minimum Qualifications



PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology

Professional licensure

Licensed or license eligible in Georgia

Records of accomplishments

Experience working with veterans.

Experience with patients with PTSD, TBI, SUD, anxiety, and depression


Evidence of academic achievement


Ability to communicate clearly in English

Team Building

Experience working within a multidisciplinary care team


To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Liza Zwiebach, Clinical Director of EHVP, at liza.zwiebach@emory.edu, and complete the application at



Interviews are conducted and offers are made on a rolling basis, so early application is strongly encouraged.


Please direct any questions to Dr. Zwiebach at liza.zwiebach@emory.edu.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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