Open Rank Psychiatrist

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Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Open Rank Psychiatrist

Appointment Type:

Fixed Term Faculty


Full Time

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Position Summary:

The Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time psychiatrist. Strong part-time candidates will also be considered. This faculty member would serve as Medical Director for our Encompass first-episode psychosis program in Raleigh, NC and also serve other adults with serious mental illness through our Wake STEP clinic, co-located with the Encompass program. Some telehealth will likely also be involved. Duties will include direct patient care within a multidisciplinary team as well as teaching and supervision of fellows, residents, medical students and other trainees from a variety of disciplines. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic about advancing the delivery of best practices in the care of the seriously mentally ill population, as well as dissemination of best practices and innovations to other psychiatrists. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. Protected time for research may be available for applicants with a strong research background. At least two years of experience with the seriously mentally ill population preferred.

Educational Requirements:

Applicants for general psychiatry positions must have an MD and be BC/BE. Applicants must be eligible for North Carolina licensure.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful applicant will have strong clinical skills and experience working with a diverse population of patients in a community mental health setting. At least two years of experience working with the seriously mentally ill population preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

Interested candidates may apply by going to and attaching curriculum vitae.




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Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 7/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time