Psychiatry Residency, Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Florida Atlantic University
Clinical - Off Campus Location (COM use only)

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Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Position Summary:

The Schmidt College of Medicine seeks a dynamic and collaborative clinical faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to serve as an attending physician, within FAU Medicine- Psychiatry Residency. We are looking for a faculty member to serve either on the inpatient or consult/liaison service.

The mission of the Schmidt College of Medicine as a community-based medical school is to advance the health and well-being of our community by training future generations of humanistic clinicians and scientists and translating discovery to patient-centered care. We are committed to providing educational programs, in partnership with our hospital affiliates, that enable our medical students and residents to become active, self-directed, life-long learners; equip our graduates to effectively treat the patients that they are most likely to encounter in their practices; produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and self-awareness required to practice effective, humanistic, patient-centered, evidence-based medicine; emphasize the centrality of collaborative relationships in the provision of the highest quality comprehensive health care; and foster and value collaboration among medical specialties, and between academic medicine and community health care professionals.

The Psychiatry, Assistant/Associate Professor will have the following specific responsibilities:

  • Deliver evidenced-based, best-practice driven psychiatric care.
  • Supervise residents in the development of treatment plans and care pathways to provide personalized care addressing patient needs based on professional practice guidelines and scientific evidence.
  • Provider will maintain close communication with the clinic/hospital healthcare team and provide relevant instruction to care team members as appropriate.
  • Organize multi-disciplinary conferences with appropriate care team.
  • Collaborate with community organizations to support holistic patient care.
  • Discuss findings as needed with collaborating physicians, consulting staff, and medical service providers.
  • Assess patient care needs and monitor patient satisfaction.
  • Perform resident and medical student evaluations as appropriate.
  • Provide a practice environment that encourages a team culture and response to the provision of patient care services.
  • Follow College of Medicine organizational protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all pertinent laws and regulations including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree (M.D. or D.O.) from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher required.

Successful completion of a General Psychiatry Residency is required. Board Certification is preferred, eligibility will be considered.

A Florida medical license or eligibility for Florida licensure and Board eligibility/certification is preferred.

The ability to effectively communicate with different members of the healthcare system as well as a variety of learners from diverse backgrounds is required.

Applicants with teaching experience with students/residents, experience with administrative organization/leadership of outpatient practices, and/or clinical research/scholarship experience is preferred.

Demonstrates skill in understanding of cultural differences.

Demonstrates and supports a culture of inclusivity and belonging.

Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes inclusivity and belonging.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Medicine/Dept. of Clinical Neurosciences


Clinical - Off Campus Location (COM use only)

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Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

Required Documents:
FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.
PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into a single attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.
The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University, not to the individual applicant.

Background Screening:
Selected candidates must successfully complete and pass all employment screenings prior to the start of employment. Employment screenings may include a criminal background check (level I and level II), motor vehicle check, credit check, reference checks, alcohol, and drug screening check.

As a Hispanic-serving institution, Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system. We are committed to recruiting and retaining talented and diverse faculty and staff. We embrace our shared responsibility to create and celebrate a diverse, welcoming, inclusive, and equitable campus environment for all. Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conductive to year-round outdoor activities.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations may contact Human Resources at 561-297-3057. For inquiries concerning employees, job applicants or other available accommodations, please email or call the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX at (561) 297-3004.

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