Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor Faculty – Adult Outpatient and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

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

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor Faculty – Adult Outpatient

Job Description:

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida (UF), College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida is seeking an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in adult psychiatric outpatient and consultation-liaison practice. The position is a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenured multi-mission track faculty position working in the Adult Outpatient Clinic and attending on the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service at UF Health Shands Hospital. The position is expected to address clinical and teaching needs as well as opportunity for scholarly activity. The position can include opportunities in outpatient consultation to primary and specialty medical care providers.

In addition, faculty in the Department of Psychiatry are engaged in UF and national collaborations that afford rich opportunities for career development. The Departments of Psychiatry and Division of Adult Psychiatry offer extensive opportunities for clinical research/ scholarly collaborations. There is also opportunity for program development involving inpatient treatment and outpatient services and consultation. As a faculty member in the College of Medicine, the candidate will also contribute to its educational mission by participating in graduate and/or medical education, particularly the teaching of fellows, general psychiatry residents, and medical students during rotations and seminar teaching. Finally, the successful candidate must be willing to engage in service at the level of the department, college, and larger profession.

The successful applicant for this position will report to the Division of Adult Psychiatry.

About the University of Florida (UF), College of Medicine

Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida are engaged in groundbreaking projects covering a variety of interests through our Centers, labs, and collaborations with other departments. The Department of Psychiatry includes a large outpatient center with various specialty clinics within (including one associated with our Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment), a very active inpatient service, psychiatry collaborative program for primary care practitioners, school consultation program, and community consultation services. The Department of Psychiatry spans services across adult, addiction, and child/adolescent specializations, including a freestanding psychiatric hospital, a large consult liaison service at the main UF Shands Hospital, the Florida Recovery Center operated by our Addiction Division, and multiple research centers including the Center for Addiction Research & Education and the Center for OCD and Related Disorders (COARD). UF is also an active site for the NIH-landmark Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study.

UF is an active campus in the heart of a growing city. UF is one of the Top 10 public universities in the nation and one of the largest medical centers in Florida. UF is a leader in the Southeast for innovative, evidence-based treatment programs for a variety of mental health disorders with a strong commitment to the conduct of clinical science. UF College of Medicine is ranked 43rd in the nation by US News and World Report. UF is ranked #19 among public medical schools in the U.S. with $349 million in total research and sponsored program funding and researchers exploring topics across nine research centers and institutes. Why Choose Medicine At UF?


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.  

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with training and experience

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a M.D. or D.O. degree and be licensed in or eligible for licensure in the State of Florida and be board certified/board eligible in Psychiatry
Preferred Qualifications: • Strong candidates will be motivated physicians with a desire for a career in adult psychiatry within an academic setting
• Possess prior clinical experience in a teaching institution or service
• Completed residency in psychiatry
• Completed a fellowship in consultation-liaison psychiatry
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Strong written communications skills
• Candidates with an interest in developing outpatient programs in reproductive psychiatry, psycho-oncology and/or transplant psychiatry are especially encouraged to apply
Benefits and Compensation

As one of the nation’s top public research university, the University of Florid 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
• Plan for your future with retirement savings and investment options that grow with you
• Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and personal holiday, and winter break,
• Time to recover – 8 weeks of paid parental and medical leave
• Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services

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, including a diversity statement indicating how your previous experiences have prepared you to contribute to an inclusive institutional culture.
• 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.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an 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).

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

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.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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