The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Hiring Clinical Faculty Members to Join Section of Psychology

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is seeking clinical faculty members to join our Section of Psychology.

We are interested in candidates that complement our current strengths and support our ambulatory clinical mission. At OSUWMC, we are committed to providing compassionate, evidence-based care. Our psychologists and psychotherapists offer cognitive-behavioral and allied treatments (e.g., DBT, exposure-based therapies). We seek to hire 2-3 individuals to help build our Depression Recovery Center. Area of specialization is open, and while we are particularly interested in those with clinical and/or research expertise in treatment-resistant depression, we would welcome applicants that build on existing strengths in Mood Disorders. Of note, the Center is also recruiting postdoctoral fellows, with a potential pathway to faculty upon completion of training.

Rank for these appointments is flexible and dependent on the candidate’s qualifications. Faculty will join a multi-disciplinary clinical team at one of our outpatient sites. Individuals in these positions will have opportunities to contribute to training, research, and other scholarly pursuits as well. The successful candidates will join a 50+ member Section of Psychology with robust training opportunities, including a psychology pre-doctoral internship program. We offer a collaborative environment and an engaged Psychology faculty.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited clinical program, and an accredited clinical internship. Candidates must be licensed in Ohio by the time of appointment. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. Early-career psychologists and current fellows are encouraged to apply. Information about our department is at Faculty at OSUWMC enjoy excellent benefits (, including tuition reimbursement for qualifying dependents. Additionally, the College of Medicine at OSUWMC offers a unique mentorship program geared toward career advancement of new faculty. A description of OSUWMC can be found at

In 2021, Forbes ranked The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center #14 overall on its list of America’s Best Large Employers and #2 among hospitals.

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How to Apply: Questions can be directed to Jay Fournier, PhD, Director of the Mood and Anxiety Program, or Kristen Carpenter, PhD, Chief Psychologist and Director of Ambulatory Services. For consideration, please forward the following to Dr. Carpenter: cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference. Reference letters can be sent directly to Dr. Carpenter by the writers ([email protected]). Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Start date is anticipated for August 2023, but can be flexible.

To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from members of under-represented groups of all kinds. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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