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APA is seeking its next Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director. View the position specification here.

Current Job Opportunities

The Director of Sales is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership of the sales team, overseeing a portfolio of journals, books, and advertising. Working with distributors, sales representatives, agents, and vendors, the Director of Sales establishes a network and defines a structure to grow revenue, and to expand the global business and develop new markets and products. This individual maintains relations with authors and editors to explore market potential, industry leaders to be aware of trends, and the APA leadership team to identify opportunities to increase revenue.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The Project Assistant provides administrative support in the planning and implementation activities. The project assistant position is part of a team that supports the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP). This program is an initiative of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a Division of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and supported by the American Psychiatric Association/American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APA/APAF).

EOE, including disability/vets

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The Digital Operations Coordinator, Digital Publishing is responsible for supporting the stability and availability of APA digital products. The Digital Operations Coordinator supports the day-to-day operations and troubleshooting of PsychiatryOnline (POL), APA’s digital content platform and the creation and maintenance of other APA Publishing digital products. This position supports the Associate Director, Digital Publishing Operations, in implementing and managing new and existing digital publishing products. Responsibilities include supporting platform management, and content and feature development of digital publishing products. Duties require application of technical expertise and knowledge of platform features, user experience (UX), and website design.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The American Psychiatric Association’s Office of General Counsel is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented, self-motivated Legal Intern who is passionate about mental health and the law. The Intern will learn to conduct legal and factual research on issues related to the practice of psychiatry; will support member education on a variety of topics related to mental health and the law; and will assist in providing organizational and administrative support to a very busy office that handles diverse issues and works closely with other organizations, members, and all other departments.

EOE, including disability/vets

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In close collaboration with the Director of Practice Policy and APA Components that focus on digital health and innovation, the incumbent provides leadership and expertise around digital health transformation as APA’s point of contact, acts as a subject matter expert and liaison to a number of committees, governing agencies and bodies, technology partners, APA Components, and APA members. The incumbent is responsible for proactively monitoring and setting regulatory strategy for practice and policy covering the full spectrum of digital health, including electronic health information technology (HIT), data privacy and security, data interoperability, artificial or augmented intelligence (AI), mobile health applications, e-prescribing, digital health equity, etc. The incumbent will also manage all activities of APA’s non-Component App Advisor Expert Panel and APA’s Technology in Psychiatry Collaborative. The incumbent will also review, respond, and develop digital health products.

EOE, including disability/vets

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The Program Evaluator, SAMHSA MFP ensures that evaluation activities are developed and implemented for the SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program, known as MFP. This is a 5-year initiative funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a Division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and supported by the American Psychiatric Association/American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APA/APAF). The MFP aims to improve behavioral health care outcomes and improve inequities in mental health and substance use disorders for racial and ethnic populations by growing the number of racial and ethnic minorities in the nation’s behavioral health workforce. This is a high-profile initiative, with a national reach. The Program Evaluator will work closely with the MFP team to develop a comprehensive evaluation plan and oversee the execution of the evaluation plan ensuring that program activities further the goals and objectives of the program.

EOE, including disability/vets

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