Assistant Professor in Psychiatry
Posting DetailsJob TitleAssistant Professor in PsychiatryRequisition NumberFE01878Working TitleDepartment Name7H800:PSYCHIATRYWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education
MD or equivalentRequired Related Experience
Experience in providing treatment for substance use disorders
Completion of an addiction medicine fellowship program
Certification by or eligibility for board certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine
Must obtain Kentucky medical licensure upon appointment and maintain throughout the term of the appointment.
Must be appropriately credentialed and accepted as a member of the active staff at the University Chandler and Good Samaritan Hospitals, Eastern State Hospital and other sites deemed necessary by the Chair of PsychiatryJob Summary
The Department of Psychiatry in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, KY seeks an exceptional full-time physician to provide substance use treatment and evaluation. The Department of Psychiatry provides dedicated teaching to medical students, residents, and fellows throughout the UK College of Medicine and UK HealthCare. Clinical experience and strong record of demonstrated leadership is expected.
The Department of Psychiatry is committed to providing superior patient care for adolescents and adults with suspected and/or diagnosed substance use disorders.. Our strong clinical, educational and research programs ensure that the Department continues to offer evidence-based treatment in a collaborative environment along with the treatment of comorbid conditions. The Department serves patients from the local community and the surrounding regions, as well as throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Please include a CV along with application.Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity 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.Posting Specific Questions
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