Assistant Professor in Psychiatry
Assistant Professor in PsychiatryRequisition Number:
Lexington, KYType of Position:
FacultyPosition Time Status :
Full-TimeTenure Track Status:
Non-Tenure TrackRequired Education:
M.D. degree or equivalentRequired 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 Psychiatric Association
Current licensure, or eligibility to obtain licensure, to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky.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, as well as experience in teaching medical students, residents, and other health professionals.
This position will be instrumental to provide a wide range of psychiatric services to adults at Eastern State Hospital, managed by UK Healthcare. This 300,000 square foot, 239 bed facility, which opened in September 2013, offers an extensive range of inpatient mental health services to adults living within the 50 counties surrounding and including Fayette County. Eastern State Hospital provides recovery-focused, individualized care in a supportive environment that features the latest in mental health treatment. To learn more about Eastern State Hospital, visit the website at http://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/ESH/
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 be considered an applicant for the position, please submit a CV and cover letter along with application. Please also include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.
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? :
YesOpen Until Filled:
YesUniversity 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.