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Assistant Professor in Psychiatry

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/18/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry


Requisition Number
FE03042


Working Title

Department Name
7H800:PSYCHIATRY


Work Location
Lexington, KY


Type of Position
Faculty


Position Time Status
Full-Time


Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track


Required Education

M.D. degree or equivalent



Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Psychiatry

Knowledge of psychiatric practices in a variety of clinical, teaching, and research environments, as well as a demonstrated ability in teaching students at all levels in an academic environment.



Required License/Registration/Certification

Board eligible/board certified in Adult Psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association

Current licensure, or eligibility to obtain licensure, to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky.



Job Summary

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is seeking a residency-trained, board certified/board eligible Assistant Professor. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in clinical care as well as teaching, administration, and professional development. Preferred experience includes previous experience in providing psychiatric services to adults, as well as experience in teaching medical students, residents, and other health professionals.

This position will be instrumental to providing ambulatory and inpatient psychiatric services to adults. This position will primarily provide ambulatory psychiatric care and will participate in on-call coverage of our Behavioral Health Unit and related inpatient services.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine strives to provide the highest level of patient care, innovative educational programs, active research in mental illness and advocacy throughout the state of Kentucky and beyond. These pursuits have helped the department win the American College of Psychiatrists’ Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education not once, but twice.

Our Adult Psychiatry and Behavioral Health programs offer an array of specialized programs including: Adult Affective Disorders Clinic, Psychopharmacology, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Clinic and Supportive Medication Assisted Recovery and Treatment Program (SMART). In addition to our inpatient behavioral health program, we offer outpatient services at our Fountain Court location in Lexington, KY.



Additionally, the UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital has consistently been ranked as the No. 1 hospital in the Bluegrass Region by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings. We are honored to receive recognition in numerous clinical and support services as we continue to expand our efforts to meet our community’s needs.


To be considered an applicant for the position, please submit a CV and cover letter along with application. Please also include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Demonstrated ability to relate and communicate with internal and external faculty, staff, and other clients of the department.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No


Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes


University Community of Inclusion


The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.



As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.




Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.