Fellowship Program Director, Clinical Assist/Assoc/Professor – Addiction Medicine

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Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health
Department:29120000 - MD-PSYCHIATRY

Classification Title:

Fellowship Program Director, Clinical Assist/Assoc/Professor – Addiction Medicine

Job Description:

The Opportunity

 The College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry is recruiting for a Program Director for our Addiction Medicine Psychiatry fellowship program.  This individual will join the Addiction Medicine Division which includes a robust set of clinical services, research activities and educational activities that support and enhance the Addiction Medicine Psychiatry fellowship.  

Job Duties Overview

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida (UF), in Gainesville, Florida is seeking an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Addiction Medicine. The position is a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenured multi-mission track faculty position. The Program Director will be responsible for overseeing and improving the Addiction fellowship program, by implementing changes based on current accreditation requirements as well as hiring, training and mentoring the fellows. Additionally, the position will provide inpatient and outpatient services in our Addiction Medicine division at the UF Health Psychiatric Hospital and UF Health Florida Recovery Center. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, unit administration and operations; clinical teaching and scholarly activity; patient care; and supervision and education of residents in clinical setting by promoting the mission of Addiction Medicine at the University of Florida.

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

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
  • Possess prior clinical experience in a teaching hospital
  • Board certified/board eligible in Addiction Medicine through ABAM/ASAM
  • Completed fellowship in Addiction Medicine
  • Experience in administrative or educational leadership in academic psychiatry 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Interest and experience in addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry
  • Ability to work in a teaching environment and collaborate with therapists and other allied health professionals
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

Compensation and Benefits

As one of the nation’s top public research university, the University of Florida is dedicated to providing robust benefits options to support the wellbeing their employees. The university offers a range of complementary and affordable benefit options to meet your family’s financial, educational, and health needs. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Salary commensurate base on candidate's experience
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts, employee wellness program, and employee assistance program
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and personal holiday, winter break, and paid parental and medical leave
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services

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.

UF Health Psychiatric Hospital

Formerly known as Shands Vista, UF Health Psychiatric Hospital is located on a private, picturesque, 18-acre campus that offers comfort and serenity to people in crisis.  Our 81-bed facility provides a full range of confidential, effective services. UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital consists of a child/adolescent unit, an adult inpatient addiction unit, two adult psychiatric units and a geriatric psychiatry unit. UF Health Psychiatric Hospital partners with our UF Florida Recovery Center.

UF Health Florida Recovery Center

The UF Health Florida Recovery Center is Florida’s premiere addiction treatment program, ranked number one in the state of Florida and number 6 in the US by Newsweek. 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 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.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

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.

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 http://www.naces.org/.

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. 

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