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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Psychiatry)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
UH, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and affiliated sites
Date Posted:
April 06, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins April 24, 2018
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2018
Combination of Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Mixture of funds, full-time, non-tenure track, annually renewable depending on performance and/or funding availability. To begin approximately July 2018 subject to position clearance, and availability of funds. First review begins April 24, 2018 with continuous recruitment until filled.
Assistant Professor Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision, faculty at this rank tutor in units, perform tasks to develop learning resources, or serve as clinical skills preceptors.
  2. Serve as resource persons in their area of specialization and give lectures or conferences/colloquia upon request.
  3. Contribute to student well-being through the Advisor Program.
  4. Serve as a psychiatrist for the Department of Psychiatry in a university affiliated training hospital.
  5. Responsible for the teaching and training of medical students and residents and for the assessment, care and treatment of patients with psychiatric conditions.
  6. Other scholarly activities.
  7. Other duties as assigned.
Associate Professor Duties and Responsibilities
  1. In addition to those of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor duties and responsibilities include:
  2. Involvement in the clinical courses and pre-clinical problem based learning (PBL) curriculum for the MD program, and/or involvement with resident or fellowship training, and/or involvement in the curriculum of the Public Health, Communication Science and Disorders and/or Medical Technology programs.
  3. Involvement includes chairing committees, developing innovative educational or clinical programs and developing and implementing evaluation tools.
  4. Increase skills in organizing and administering educational or training experiences for undergraduates, graduate students, medical students, residents, or fellows.
  5. Direct and conduct research, educational or clinical programs, independently or collaboratively.
  6. Faculty at this rank render service to the medical school, university, professional, or lay communities as appropriate. Service activity at this rank includes but is not limited to participation in local or regional education/training committees or key university/hospital committees providing clinical, administrative, or educational leadership.
  7. Mentor graduate students, medical students, residents, or fellows.
Professor Duties and Responsibilities
  1. In addition to those of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, Full Professor duties and responsibilities include:
  2. Leadership in the JABSOM, University, and in the national or international research academic and/or medical community. Evidence of leadership is expected, and can include, but is not limited to directing courses and programs for medical students, residents, or faculty, leading or participating in national or international educational committees for medical student, resident, or fellowship training, and chairing major standing committees/working groups providing clinical, educational, or administrative service, developing educational models or new clinical services.
  3. Mentor junior faculty.
Assistant Professor Minimum Qualifications
  1. MD degree or equivalent medical degree from a medical school of recognized standing.
  2. Board certification (within 7 years) or qualified to become certified in Psychiatry (or the equivalent) is required.
  3. Eligible for Hawaii license (NBME or FLEX)
  4. Evidence of teaching of medical students, residents in psychiatry and other specialties, which includes evidence of facilitating student-centered learning; demonstration of a positive attitude to student growth; and preparedness and skill as preceptor of clinical skills, community medicine, or elective preceptor.
  5. Evidence of effective research, scholarly activity, or clinical administration in areas affecting human health, patient care, or methods and techniques of medical education.
  6. Ability to generate new knowledge in basic science research, clinical care, or medical education is of major importance in improving the quality and effectiveness of the primary teaching function of any medical school. Value is placed on timely publication of results in peer-reviewed journals that include at least co-authorship of publications together with sufficient independent or group research/scholarship activity to justify the reasonable expectation that the applicant will develop into an effective and productive scholar.
Associate Professor Minimum Qualifications
  1. In addition to those of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor minimum qualifications include:
  2. A minimum of four years in the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates not applying from the assistant professor rank should have seven or more years of post-doctoral experience in a recognized medical school or major medical research/scholarship institution.
  3. Board certification by American Board of Medical Specialties or its equivalent and recertification in that field when appropriate.
  4. Evidence of skill in tutoring and delivery of lectures and conference/colloquia, and expertise as a resource person is expected.
  5. Evidence of research/scholarship productivity is required (e.g. primary authorship or co-authorship on publications in major peer-reviewed journals, regular contribution to the field of medical education). Where the applicant's primary activity has been in group research/scholarship, evidence of independent responsibility for substantial and recognizable sections of the group's work must be demonstrated. Where the applicant's primary activity has been in clinical teaching, regular presentations of scholarly abstracts at local, regional, and/or national meetings, primary authorship of peer-reviewed medical case reports, or primary/co- authorship in peer-reviewed journals in medical education, clinical discipline, or academic administration should be demonstrated. In addition, participation in research studies involving clinical trials, community- based research, or clinical services and/or intervention should be documented.
  6. Clear recognition among peers at the local, regional, and/or national levels is expected.
Professor Minimum Qualifications
  1. In addition to those of Associate Professor, Full Professor minimum qualifications include:
  2. A minimum of four years in the rank of associate professor.
  3. Proven ability as a teacher, scholar, investigator, administrator, and/or clinician.
  4. Documented participation in the scholarly and academic and/or clinical affairs of the medical school, University, professional organizations, and/or hospitals.
  5. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and supervise academic activities and to undertake a variety of teaching, committee, administrative, and/or clinical assignments.
  6. Proven capacity for leadership in the professional and scholarly community.
  7. Recognition as an outstanding academician, scholar, or clinician with a national and/or international reputation is expected.
  8. Evidence of research or scholarly activity, which may be in medical education or clinical service, is required.
  9. Regular publication in peer-reviewed journals significant to the applicant's field is expected with primary or co-authorships.
  10. Evidence of successful competitive funding at the national level or extramural funding of clinical trials, clinical services, or educational training grants and/or contracts is expected.
  11. Demonstration of their status as a nationally-respected contributors to their field of research or clinical specialty.
  12. Ability to lead a research/scholarship group, provide research/scholarship training for junior faculty and/or graduate students, and/or provide leadership in research studies involving clinical trials, community-based research, or clinical services and intervention.
Assistant Professor Desirable Qualifications
  1. Board certified in psychiatry.
  2. Specialized training and/or experience in a psychiatric subspecialty.
  3. Experience working with patients with complex medical and psychosocial needs; and cross-cultural psychiatry.
  4. Experience working in healthcare teams, community psychiatry, and systems of care.
  5. Scientific publications.
Associate Professor Desirable Qualifications
  1. In addition to those of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor desirable qualifications include:
  2. Board certified in a psychiatric subspecialty.
  3. Demonstrated record of excellent evaluations on teaching of students and other trainees.
  4. Scientific peer-reviewed publications in major journals, including those related to mental health and cross-cultural issues.

To Apply:
Visit and search for position #85001T or Job Number 2018-00181 to submit an application. Inquiries: Anthony Guerrero, M.D.; 808-586-2900;
  1. Anthony Guerrero, M.D.; 808-586-2900;

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