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Assistant Professor in Psychiatry

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in Psychiatry
Requisition Number FE02036
Working Title
Department Name 7H800:PSYCHIATRY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

M.D. degree or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Psychiatry

Knowledge of psychiatric practices in a variety of clinical, teaching, and research environments, as well as a demonstrated ability in teaching students at all levels in an academic environment.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Board eligible/board certified in Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Current licensure, or eligibility to obtain licensure, to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky.

Current DEA-x license/buprenorphine waiver or eligibility to obtain the waiver immediately upon employment

Job Summary

The Department of Psychiatry at the University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine is seeking a residency-trained, board certified/board eligible Assistant Professor. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in clinical care as well as teaching, administration, and professional development. Preferred experience includes previous experience in providing psychiatric services to adults, treating patients with substance use disorders, as well as experience in teaching medical students, residents, and other health professionals.

This position will be instrumental to expand outpatient physician coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment of patients with substance use disorders. In addition, this position will assist in providing on-call coverage of the inpatient units for the adult division.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine strives to provide the highest level of patient care, innovative educational programs, active research in mental illness and advocacy throughout the state of Kentucky and beyond. These pursuits have helped the department win the American College of Psychiatrists Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education not once, but twice.

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Demonstrated ability to relate and communicate with internal and external faculty, staff, and other clients of the department.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Previous experience in providing psychiatric services and substance use disorder services, and serving as a clinician educator is preferred.

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2019-07-23 Expires: 2019-10-23

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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