Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Division of Addiction Medicine

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Medicine/Physicians
Department:29120000 - MD-PSYCHIATRY


Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Division of Addiction Medicine

Job Description:

You belong at a University that is Rising

The University of Florida, the flagship university in the state of Florida, has an outstanding Academic opportunity to join one of the Top 5 Public Universities in the nation and the #1 ranked medical school in Florida! The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida is one of the largest multifaceted programs, centered within a major academic health center. The University of Florida’s academic health center is the country’s only academic health center with six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. The colleges, major research centers and institutes, and clinical enterprise focus on building collaborative, specialized clinical services centered on quality and innovation.

The Opportunity

The Department of Psychiatry at UF College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in the Division of Addiction Medicine. The position is a 12 month, full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenured track faculty position. This position will provide outpatient and inpatient critical need services in our Addiction Medicine division at the Florida Recovery Center (FRC). In addition, this position will play a key role in teaching students, residents, and promoting the missions of the division of Addiction at the University of Florida.

The UF Health Florida Recovery Center is Florida’s premiere addiction treatment program. Our multidisciplinary treatments are supported by advanced research from stellar facilities, such as the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida, where we are uncovering the mechanisms of addiction and are developing new treatments. Our program combines the established principles of recovery and evidence-based addiction treatments with the knowledge and capabilities of a leading academic medical center. Calling upon the skills of board-certified addiction medicine specialists, as well as psychiatrists and licensed behavioral health counselors, treatment encompasses the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of recovery followed by the well-established and proven 12-step method.

The successful applicant for this position will report to the Vice Chair & Chief of the Addiction Medicine division.

The Department of Psychiatry

The UF Department of Psychiatry is a leader in innovative, evidence-based treatment programs for a variety of mental health and substance use disorders. Treatment teams within UF Health Psychiatry specialize in dual diagnosis. They are experienced in managing treatment plans for multiple co-occurring disorders. Clinical faculty, fellows and residents provide subspecialty care using transcranial magnetic stimulation, parent-child interaction therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and specific treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder and addiction.

We are nationally recognized for our research on addiction, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, physicians and health professional’s substance abuse, Tourette’s disorder, basic and clinical psychopharmacology, neuroimmunology, gene-environment interactions in abnormal repetitive movements, dynamic functional magnetic resonance imaging and proteomics.

The City of Gainesville

The City of Gainesville holds many distinctions. Located in the northern part of Florida, Gainesville is home to the state’s largest and oldest university (UF), and is one of the state's centers of education, innovation, healthcare, arts & culture, sports, and more. You can find the city routinely listed as one of the best college towns, best places to live, and best places to retire. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville's numerous parks, museums, and lakes provide endless entertainment to thousands of visitors and locals every year. Things to do in Gainesville , Visit Gainesville. Explore Gainesville in 60 Seconds.


Expected Salary:

Commensurate with training and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have:

  • M.D. or D.O. degree.
  • Licensed in or eligible for licensure in the State of Florida.
  • 1) Board certified in Psychiatry AND board certified/board eligible in Addiction Medicine through ABAM/ASAM, OR 2) board certified in another specialty AND board certified/board eligible in Addiction Medicine through ABAM/ASAM.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong candidates will be motivated physicians with a desire for a career in psychiatry, with specialty board in addiction medicine within an academic setting
  • Interest and experience in evaluation and treatment of safety sensitive professionals
  • Possess prior clinical experience in a teaching hospital
  • Completed residency in psychiatry
  • Completed fellowship in Addiction Medicine
  • Ability to work in a teaching environment and collaborate with therapist
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong written communications skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit the following items as part of the online application: 

•        Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and qualification relative to the credentials listed above.

•        Curriculum Vitae

•        Reference Names/Contact Information (3). The cover letter should include the names and contact information of three individuals who can provide an evaluative appraisal of the applicant’s work, potential in the field, and capacity to be an effective colleague in an academic health sciences center.  References will be requested from the Department should the applicant be considered.

•        Diversity statement indicating how your previous experiences have prepared you to contribute to an inclusive institutional culture.

•        The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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