Assistant Professor in Psychiatry

  • UK HealthCare
  • Lexington, KY
  • Aug 13, 2021
Education

Job Description

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 provide a wide range of psychiatric services to adults at Eastern State Hospital, managed by UK Healthcare. This 300,000 square foot, 239 bed facility, which opened in September 2013, offers an extensive range of inpatient mental health services to adults living within the 50 counties surrounding and including Fayette County. Eastern State Hospital provides recovery-focused, individualized care in a supportive environment that features the latest in mental health treatment. To learn more about Eastern State Hospital, visit the website at http://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/ESH/ 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 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.

Qualifications

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.

Employment Type (feed only)

Full-Time