Assistant/Associate Professor - Department of Psychiatry

Job description

Assistant or Associate Professor - Clinical Director, Addiction Treatment Program (M.D., D.O., M.B.B.S.) -   This position with the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, is responsible for addiction treatment and education services within the Medical College of Georgia and Augusta University Medical Center.  The department features a SAMSHA funded addiction medicine fellowship program accredited by ACGME.

Duties include classroom instruction of addiction medicine fellows, psychiatry residents and medical students and clinical supervision of psychiatry residents and addiction medicine fellows.  The position is responsible for supervision of a substance abuse intensive outpatient treatment program as well as clinics for buprenorphine, naltrexone and esketamine administration.  Additional duties include direct patient care in an outpatient clinic setting and provision of addiction medicine consultations on inpatient medical services and in a hospital emergency department.

The position requires taking general psychiatry call including one weekend per quarter, one holiday per year and telephonic call 1-2 week nights per month. Weekend and holiday call involves conducting general psychiatry rounds in the AU Medical Center Emergency Department and on AU Medical Center medical floors on patients being followed by the department’s Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service.

Minimum Requirements

MD, MBBS, or DO from an accredited institution. Board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry . Georgia medical license or eligible to obtain Georgia medical license. 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred experience with Addiction Medicine and Board certification.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at http:/  Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access educational opporutnity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.





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Job No: Job ID 225428
Posted: 4/5/2021
Application Due: 6/4/2021
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