Assistant or Associate Professor

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Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.
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The University of Vermont College of Medicine and University of Vermont Health Network are seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join an enthusiastic team of professionals providing hospital psychiatry services in a community hospital, Central Vermont Medical Center.

Central Vermont Medical Center operates fourteen adult inpatient psychiatry beds. On call is approximately one night every three weeks with occasional weekends. You will be working with a highly trained, seasoned, friendly team of professionals including nurses, social workers and nurse practitioners in the context of a biopsychosocial model of care. We have excellent support from in-hospital IV teams, blood drawing teams, hospitalists and our own PA's who perform all histories and physicals. You will also have the opportunity to perform ECT in a state-of-the-art setup with our anesthesiology group. Inpatient psychiatric consultation to the medical and surgical patients is provided, as well as psychiatric services for the emergency department. The psychiatry program at CVMC is a clerkship site for University of Vermont medical students.

The selected candidate will be responsible for performing psychiatric evaluations, providing pharmacologic management, and contributing to the interdisciplinary collaboration in the program.

The ability to work collaboratively is an essential qualification, as is an appreciation of the value of interdisciplinary interventions and the role of multiple therapeutic modalities in the treatment of the patient. An interest in systems of care is encouraged. Knowledge of evidence-based medical practice and prior experience in hospital psychiatry is necessary.

Applicants must have a medical degree, be eligible for medical licensure in Vermont, and be board certified (preferable) or board eligible in psychiatry. Certification in Addiction, Geriatric, or Consultation Psychiatry is desirable but not required.

The Montpelier-Barre area offers easy access to a number of outdoor activities such as mountain biking, skiing, hunting, fishing, and hiking. The public schools are well regarded and offer progressive education and sports programs. We are 40 minutes from Burlington, 3 hours from Boston, 2 hours from Montreal.

Applicants should apply online at

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further these goals. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Veterans, people with disabilities, people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

If you have questions about the position, please contact:

Justin Knapp, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University of Vermont Health Network
Central Vermont Medical Center
P.O. Box 547
Barre, Vermont 05641
(802) 371-4316
Job Open Date 09/02/2016 Job Close Date Category Job Type

Position Information

Posting Number F601PO Department Psychiatry/55750 Advertising/Posting Title Assistant or Associate Professor FLSA Exempt Position Number 00024256 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term (months) 12

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      The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.