Clinical Research Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. 


The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is dedicated to advancing the science of psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences through clinical trials and ongoing collaborative research.  The department supports clinical research and career development in multiple disciplines, and is a recruiting a clinical research to join the faculty.


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is recruiting a Psychiatrist with clinical research experience, including conducting clinical trials in women’s mental health, geriatric psychiatry, and/or psychotic disorders. The position is available at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level. The final rank and title will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant.


A successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching and mentoring, excellence in patient care, and advancing science through clinical trials and ongoing collaborative research.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities will include:

  • Clinical research at various UC Health facilities, hospital, and other local health care systems
  • Teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows
  • Direct patient care in the ambulatory setting
  • Additional opportunities for career development include administrative and leadership roles, participation in quality improvement, peer supervision, and formal mentorship.

Minimum Requirements

Prior to the effective date of appointment, must have all of the following:

  • MD/DO or equivalent degree
  • Ohio Medical License
  • Board eligible or board certified in Psychiatry


For additional information, visit and contact Dr. Melissa P. DelBello, Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, via email at

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 94961


Clinical Research Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Date:  Feb 11, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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