The Center on Trauma and Children is seeking an Assistant Professor to maintain and expand the current level of research, training and clinical activity. This position will provide services exclusively to the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children (https://www.uky.edu/CTAC/). The successful candidate must have demonstrated competency in trauma-informed evidence-based practices, program management skills, curriculum development, strategic planning, information monitoring and a basic knowledge of research methods and data analysis.
The University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children (CTAC), located in the College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry is dedicated to the enhancement of the health and well-being of children and their families through research, practice, policy and the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based approaches to address child abuse and trauma. CTAC recognizes the impact of indirect trauma on the child-serving workforce and seeks to address this pervasive occupational hazard.
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 continue until the position is filled.