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Medical Director, Addiction Psychiatry, College of Medicine

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

The College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is recruiting a Medical Director for our Addiction Sciences division, at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level. The final rank and title of the appointment will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant. Candidates with experience in clinical research are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience is dedicated to high quality medical student and resident education, excellence in patient care, and advancing the science in psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences through clinical trials and ongoing collaborative research.

Essential Functions
  • Oversight of the clinical operations of our Addiction Sciences division, including an opioid treatment program, intensive outpatient program, inpatient consultations, and other addiction-focused clinical services through our UC Health facilities.
  • Direct supervision of physicians involved in addiction clinical services.
  • Supervisory support for psychology, nursing, pharmacy, and counseling services within the Addiction Sciences division.
  • Direct patient care in the outpatient and inpatient setting at UC Health facilities and/or other local health care systems.
  • Teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.
  • Conducting clinical research at various University of Cincinnati and UC Health facilities, hospitals, and other local health care systems.
  • Participation in quality improvement, peer supervision, and formal mentorship activities within the Addiction Sciences division as well as through the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience.
Minimum Requirements

Prior to the time of appointment, must have obtained:

  • MD or DO degree.
  • Ohio Medical License.
  • Completion of a 4-year Psychiatry Residency, and Board Certified/Board Eligible in Psychiatry.
  • Completion of an Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry fellowship, and Board Certified/Board Eligible.
Additional Information

For additional information you may visit or contact Dr. Melissa P. DelBello, Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati, 260 Stetson Street, Suite 3200, Cincinnati, OH 45219 or via email at

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at


For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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