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Assistant Professor in Psychiatry

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in Psychiatry
Requisition Number FE01976
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 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, as well as experience in teaching medical students, residents, and other health professionals.

This position will be instrumental to expand inpatient physician coverage for consultation-liaison and Emergency Department psychiatric care at Good Samaritan and Chandler hospitals. This program will create a 24-hour coverage model at both hospitals to increase access to psychiatric consults and care throughout the hospitals and Emergency Departments. This position will provide a proactive consult for patients by placing psychiatrists in medical units throughout the two hospitals for early identification and intervention for behavioral disorders, substance abuse disorders, and psychiatric conditions.

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.

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.

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Posted: 2019-06-11 Expires: 2019-12-13

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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