The Department of Psychiatry at the University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine is seeking a residency-trained, board certified/board eligible Assistant, Associate, or Full 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. Academic rank is dependent upon the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
This position will be instrumental to provide a wide range of psychiatric services to adults at Eastern State Hospital, managed by UK Healthcare. This new 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.
The University of Kentucky, an academic medical center, is home to the NCI-designated Markey Cancer Center, CTSA-supported Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center, and NIA supported Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. The University of Kentucky is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, one of the top ranked areas in the country for quality of life.
The review of applications will begin January 27, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Jerry Kersey (Jerry.Kersey@ESH.UKHC.org). However, to be considered an applicant for the position, please submit an application via the UK Jobs site.
Please include along with application:
1) Current Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application (upload under Cover Letter)
3) Names and contact information for three references (upload under Specific Request 1)