Psychiatrist - Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (70520)

Location
Jacksonville, FL
Posted
Feb 18, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Psychiatrist - Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (70520)

Location:
Jacksonville, FL
Open Date:
Feb 17, 2021
Description:

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is pleased to announce an opening for a psychiatrist to provide services in our inpatient and\or outpatient departments.  This position is for a full time faculty member at the non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate Professor. Candidates must possess an MD degree or equivalent and be qualified for an unrestricted physician license in Florida.  Applicants must also be board eligible/board certified in general psychiatry and must possess excellent diagnostic and clinical skills.  Successful applicants should also have a strong interest and commitment to teaching and scholarly work. Interest and experience in ECT (Electroconvulsive Treatment) or TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) is desirable. Salary and academic appointment commensurate with experience and training.  The position will advertise until an applicant pool is established and will continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. The college is affiliated with UF Health in Jacksonville, a health system comprised of two hospitals — the 603-bed UF Health Jacksonville and 92-bed UF Health North — and more than 60 primary and specialty care practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training program sand proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

The college offers 38 accredited graduate medical education programs and 14 non-standard programs. More than 100 residents and fellows from programs across the U.S. come to UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville to participate in various clinical rotations as well.

In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville. Third-year medical students enrolled at UF spend about 25 percent of their training at the Jacksonville campus, gaining valuable experience in an urban setting. While third-year rotations are only offered to UF students, elective rotations in the final year of clinical training are available to students from accredited schools in the US and Canada.

For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields.

The college's faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications. In 2019, the campus received $23.1 million in external research funding, approximately 50% of which was federally sponsored projects.

The campus houses a 16,000-square-foot clinical and translational research facility. To support faculty and resident research, the college has a Center for Data Solutions, offering researchers analytics, epidemiology and biostatistics support, and a Center for Research Training, helping develop the next generation of highly collaborative clinical researchers.

 

Located in the Northeastern part of the state on the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville’s weather is sunny and pleasant. We enjoy an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, yet have the coolest summers in the state. Known as the River City, Jacksonville is a major port city with numerous waterways, two Naval bases, several nature preserves, marshes, lakes, wetlands and miles of beaches. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310-mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.

To learn more about our college, our leadership and our campus, please visit us at https://med.jax.ufl.edu/about/.


Qualifications:

Candidates must possess an MD degree or equivalent and be qualified for an unrestricted physician license in Florida. Applicants must also be board eligible/board certified in general psychiatry and must possess excellent diagnostic and clinical skills.


Application Instructions:

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on March 3, 2021. Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

 

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