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Job ID: 156868

Associate Professor / Professor in Psychiatry
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Apr. 4, 2021
Title Associate Professor / Professor in Psychiatry
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7H800:PSYCHIATRY
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Psychiatry/Psychology/Behavioral Science
    Pediatrics - All Categories

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky College Of Medicine is seeking a residency-trained, board certified Associate Professor or Professor to serve as the Director for the Child & Adolescent Division. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in clinical care as well as teaching, administration, and professional development. Required experience includes previous experience in providing psychiatric services to children and adolescents, as well as experience in teaching medical students, residents, and other health professionals.

This position will be instrumental to expand outpatient physician coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment of adolescent patients with substance use disorders. In addition, this position will assist in providing on-call coverage of the inpatient Child & Adolescent service. This position will serve as the Director of the Child & Adolescent Division and will be responsible for managing all clinical, educational and research activities of faculty and staff within the Division in collaboration with other leadership in the Department of Psychiatry and other departments across UK Healthcare, the UK College of Medicine and other departments and organizations. Reporting directly to the Chair, this Division Director role will provide leadership in the areas of outpatient access to clinical care, research projects and related deliverables and education to residents and medical students in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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.

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