Assistant/Associate Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Reno)

Las Vegas, Clark County
Apr 11, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Assistant/Associate Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Reno)*

Department: Psych & Behavioral Sci-RNO

Department Web Address:

Full Time Equivalent: .5 to 1.0

Position Type: Medical Employment

List Rank/Range(s): 0(II)-0(III)

Tenure Track: Non Tenure Track

Job Description

The University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) is currently seeking a full or part-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor who has experience with diverse populations and a commitment to serving underrepresented groups. This will be a full-time or part-time, non-tenure track position. This position is responsible for both clinical and classroom teaching of medical students, psychiatry resident, child and adolescent psychiatry fellows. Including clinical supervision and small group teaching. He/she will provide direct clinical care in clinical settings affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry.

The University of Nevada School of Medicine is the only allopathic medical school in the state of Nevada and its clinical mission extends to all areas of the state. Reno offers outstanding four seasons living 30 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe and the amenities of a university town with excellent schools, arts and entertainment, and outdoor recreation. The State of Nevada has no state income tax.

UNSOM recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education, research and health care. Our school is an inclusive and engaged community and recognizes the added value that students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. We strive to develop culturally competent graduates to care for the residents of Nevada and the nation.

Applicants are subject to a background check which may include: criminal history, credit history, sex and violent offender registry, education verification, licensure and employment history.

AA/EOE. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Positions funded by Federal contracts may be subject to the E-Verify process for employment eligibility verification.

Required Qualifications
Applicants must have an MD, DO, or equivalent degree with successful completion of an accredited Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship by the time of hire. Must be ABPN certified or preparing for certification in both general and child and adolescent psychiatry prior to employment commencing. Must have excellent communication skills. Must be eligible for an unrestricted Nevada medical license, malpractice insurance, and must be able to be successfully credentialed by northern Nevada teaching hospitals. Teaching experience with medical students and in graduate medical education desirable.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred: teaching experience with medical students and psychiatry residents and/or fellows desirable.

Contact Information for this Position
For Specific Position Information Contact:
Erika Ryst, M.D., Search Committee Chair

For General Information Contact:
Joy Royston, Department Administrator

Special Instructions to Applicants
You must attach the following documents with your application to be considered for the position:
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Letter of Application (Cover letter)
Three Professional References (including name, title, company/organization, phone number, email address)

Job Open Date

Open Until Filled: Yes

Search Number: 260

For more information and to apply visit:

Note to All Applicants
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.