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, as well as experience in teaching medical students, residents, and other health professionals.
This position will be instrumental to providing ambulatory and inpatient psychiatric services to adults. This position will primarily provide ambulatory psychiatric care and will participate in on-call coverage of our Behavioral Health Unit and related inpatient services.
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.
Our Adult Psychiatry and Behavioral Health programs offer an array of specialized programs including: Adult Affective Disorders Clinic, Psychopharmacology, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Clinic and Supportive Medication Assisted Recovery and Treatment Program (SMART). In addition to our inpatient behavioral health program, we offer outpatient services at our Fountain Court location in Lexington, KY.
Additionally, the UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital has consistently been ranked as the No. 1 hospital in the Bluegrass Region by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings. We are honored to receive recognition in numerous clinical and support services as we continue to expand our efforts to meet our community’s needs.
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.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption.