Psychiatrist - Assistant/Associate Professor

Jan 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville is pleased to announce an opening for a psychiatrist to provide consultation and resident supervision and also provide services in the outpatient clinic. This position is for a full time faculty member at the non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate Professor. Candidates must possess excellent diagnostic skills and have a strong interest and commitment to teaching, service and research. Interest in community psychiatry is desirable. This position will report to the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Following is a general description of duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide and maintain a high level of quality patient and inpatient consultation services in all aspects of psychiatry.
  • Provide clinical teaching of trainees in psychiatry and participate in the educational program.
  • Responsible for excellent communication with primary care physicians.
  • Assist in marketing the Psychiatry Program to community physicians and managed care organizations.
  • Participate in monthly division meetings, administrative functions and institutional committees as requested.

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three UF colleges - medicine, nursing and pharmacy - located on the approximately 110-acre UF Health Jacksonville campus. The college's 15 clinical science departments house more than 400 faculty members and 300 residents and fellows. The college offers 32 accredited graduate medical education programs. In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville.

For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields. The campus' faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications.

Residents in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia are offered all the benefits of an academic health center by combining our strengths with that of the UF Health Jacksonville. Together, the University of Florida Health Science Center–Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville form the region's premier academic health center–UF Health, a leader in the education of health professionals, a hub for clinical research and a unique provider of high-quality patient care.

With more than 5,000 faculty and staff, the academic health center in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville, offering nearly 100 specialty services, including: Cancer services; Cardiovascular; Neuroscience; Orthopaedic; Pediatrics; Poison Center; Trauma and Critical Care; and Women and Families services. At 37 clinical sites throughout Northeast Florida, UF physicians tally more than 600,000 outpatient visits and more than 34,000 inpatient admissions annually.

Additionally, located in North Jacksonville is UF Health North - a state-of-the-art outpatient medical complex with a 24/7 full-service emergency room, outpatient surgery, occupational medicine, a birth center, advanced imaging and other diagnostic services. A 160,000 square-foot, 92-bed inpatient tower is currently under construction adjacent to the existing medical office building. Once completed in mid-2017, UF Health North will be the only hospital in North Jacksonville, providing state-of-the-art medical services for residents of northern Duval County, Nassau County and Southeast Georgia.

Located on Florida's First Coast, Jacksonville is one of the largest cities in land area in the United States. The city provides an eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business and recreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in the five-county area known as Florida's First Coast. The area offers something for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporating seasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and a myriad of public facilities for work and play.

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Advertised Salary:

Salary and academic appointment commensurate with experience and training.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must possess a MD degree or equivalent and be qualified for an unrestricted license in Florida. Successful candidates must also be board eligible/board certified in adult psychiatry. Must possess excellent diagnostic skills and have a strong interest and commitment to teaching, service and research.

Preferred Qualifications:



Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position will advertise until an applicant pool is established and will continue until the position is filled. Please upload with application: a letter of interest which includes a discussion on their goals for resident education, a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, addressed to: Phyliss Taylor, MD, Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychiatry, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Health Assessment Required: Yes