Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Job description

The Assistant Professor in Psychiatry will provide ambulatory clinical care in the Department of Psychiatry and University Health Service, as well as participate in on-call inpatient coverage for the Department of Psychiatry. This individual will provide critical mentorship and instruction to the residents with whom they practice. This faculty member will also provide clinical teaching and advising to medical students and trainees in other departments throughout the College of Medicine.

The individual will be expected to be an active participant in the activities of and leader in the Department of Psychiatry such as grand rounds, morning report, noon conferences, educational conferences, as well as serve on clinical committees that enhance the care of patients and operation of the clinical practice.

Please include a current curriculum vitae and cover letter along with the application.

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

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Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education

M.D. degree or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency and previous experience in providing psychiatric services

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Eligibility for board certification in Adult and Child Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; licensure to practice medicine in the State of Kentucky, or eligibility to obtain this licensure.


Ability to relate and communicate with internal and external faculty, staff and other clients of the Department of Psychiatry

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

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

Open Untill Filled

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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  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/12/2018
    Application Due: 4/19/2018
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