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, treating patients with substance use disorders, as well as experience in teaching medical students, residents, and other health professionals.
This position will be instrumental to expand outpatient physician coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment of patients with substance use disorders. In addition, this position will assist in providing on-call coverage of the inpatient units for the adult division.
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.
To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Demonstrated ability to relate and communicate with internal and external faculty, staff, and other clients of the department.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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 Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Current licensure, or eligibility to obtain licensure, to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky.
Current DEA-x license/buprenorphine waiver or eligibility to obtain the waiver immediately upon employment
Previous experience in providing psychiatric services and substance use disorder services, and serving as a clinician educator is preferred.
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.