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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Addiction Medicine
University of Kentucky

  • Dec. 21, 2017
  • Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Addiction Medicine
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Psychiatry/Psychology/Behavioral Science
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The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is seeking a Board-Certified Physician with Addiction Medicine and/or Addiction Psychiatry experience and waivered for office-based practice with buprenorphine (DEA x-license). We are currently expanding both our inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment services, and this rapid growth necessitates additions to our faculty team. Appointment to the appropriate clinical department will be determined by candidate specialty area.

The University of Kentucky has a strong tradition of research excellence in substance abuse; research-experienced applicants are welcome and research opportunities are available. Current needs are for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor (M.D., D.O., with or without Ph.D.; higher rank positions also considered) to engage in clinical care and clinical research focused on the care of individuals with substance use disorders. We seek an academically focused, skilled clinician, committed to teaching, patient care, and patient-oriented research. Protected time for research and teaching activities will be provided commensurate with the applicant’s strengths and interests.
The University of Kentucky Medical Center is a premier research institution in the Commonwealth serving a wide geographic area, treating patients from throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, and beyond, providing the opportunity for large practice growth. The University of Kentucky offers excellent and comprehensive compensation based on rank and experiences plus outstanding benefits packages. We are located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Lexington, Kentucky, the horse capital of the world. Lexington is a unique city that offers a low cost of living, excellent schools and outstanding neighborhoods within walking distance to the University.
Application review will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please include a curriculum vitae and letter of interest along with application. In addition, please include the names and contact information for at least two references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Sharon L Walsh, Ph.D., Professor and Director Center on Drug and Alcohol Research at . Please note that, to be considered an applicant for this position, you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system.

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