Assistant Professor

East Carolina University

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Assistant Professor

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

HSH BSOM Psychiatry and Behav Med

Department Homepage :

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Division :

Health Sciences

Classification Title :

Assistant Professor

Working Title :

Assistant Professor

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

Position Location (City) :


Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Physician)

Organizational Unit Overview:

With a mission of teaching, research, and service, ECU is a dynamic institution connecting people with ideas, finding solutions to problems, and seeking the challenges of the future. It is the 3rd largest public university in NC, with over 27,000 students and 5,600 faculty and staff. Located in the coastal region of North Carolina in Greenville, ECU is a rapidly growing city of more than 90,000 persons in Pitt County (population 168,148); ECU is located approximately 85 miles east of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina and approximately 87 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean in a temperate climate with rare snowfall.

In serving its mission of providing excellence in patient care and service in mental health, the department operates several clinical service lines, covering a full spectrum of psychiatric disorders across the life span. We provide these services in both inpatient and outpatient settings. These services are offered at the department-operated outpatient centers, at various affiliated community sites across Eastern North Carolina, and Vidant Medical Center, a 900+ bed tertiary care academic medical center. The hospital provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation, and outpatient health services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. The hospital also has a 52-bed psychiatric service that house acute beds, combine MI-ID beds, and combined Med-Psych beds.

Job Duties :

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU) is now accepting applications for a full-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists. The position offers an excellent blend of clinical care, teaching, and scholarly activities in this growing, multi-disciplinary, and collegial Department.

The faculty member will work in both community-based and university settings. The successful candidate will provide direct clinical care both face-to-face and via telepsychiatry) as well as in community health centers, consultation with pediatric practices, juvenile justice, assist in teaching and clinical supervision of medical students, residents, and other health professional trainees; collaborate with other faculty members in conducting clinical research, with the opportunity to initiate projects if desired; and function as a University faculty member, performing such duties as appropriate to academic rank and position.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Requirements include MD or equivalent degree from an appropriately accredited institution, completion of accredited child and adolescent residency training, and board certification or eligibility for board certification.

Eligible for license in the State of North Carolina.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

Board Certification or eligibility for board certification. Eligible for license in the State of North Carolina.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Experience working in clinical settings in medical school Department of Psychiatry.

Experience working collaboratively with other mental health professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Experience working in academic healthcare settings.

Clinical experience working with persons who have intellectual disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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