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Clinical Assistant Professor

East Carolina University

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Job Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

HSH BSOM Psychiatry and Behav Med

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Division :

Health Sciences

Classification Title :

Clinical Assistant Professor

Working Title :

Psychiatry Fixed-Term Faculty Position

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:

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is dedicated to providing excellence in education, patient care, research, and service in mental health. We strive to foster a collaborative environment committed to improving the health and well being of the people of eastern North Carolina and beyond. We support and advance evidence-based practice, sound scientific principles, and compassion in addressing the needs of our learners, our patients, our colleagues, and our community.

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 Department has a strong collaborative relationship with the ECU Center for Telepsychiatry and e-Behavioral Health (CTeBH), a national leader in the field of telepsychiatry. Two of the largest programs in the ECU CTeBH are the Maternal Outreach using Telehealth for Rural Sites (MOTHeRS) Project, providing services to expectant or new mothers at community-based, primary care, obstetric clinics; and the North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry Program (NC-STeP), the largest telepsychiatry program in the state and one of the largest such programs in the nation. This program is currently serving its network of 41 hospitals and 16 community-based clinics, using its 6 clinical provider hubs across the state with 42 consultant providers.

Job Duties :

This is a full-time faculty psychiatrist position to provide clinical services, predominantly via telepsychiatry, to patients presenting in community sites and or/emergency departments of hospitals affiliated with the North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry Program (NC-STeP).

The psychiatrist will spend most of his/her time providing direct clinical service. The position will report to the Medical Director of the Center and will also assist with monitoring and improving NC-STeP outcomes; integrating with community-based providers; and implementing evidenced based practices.

Fixed Term Only: Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor.

Minimum Education/Experience :

1. Medical degree or equivalent degree from an appropriately accredited institution.

2. Completion of an accredited psychiatric residency training program.
3. Evidence of Board Certification in Psychiatry, OR that you are eligible for appropriate board certification as specified in the ECU Physicians Credentialing Plan. If not yet board certified, board certification will be expected in accordance with ECU Physicians Credentialing Plan.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

Must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of North Carolina

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

1. Experience in providing telepsychiatry services using multiple platforms and EHRs. 2. Experience working in an integrated (collaborative) care setting 3. Experience working collaboratively with other health professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team. 4. Experience in emergency psychiatry.
5. Experience working in academic healthcare settings

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)

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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