Assistant Professor in Psychiatry
University of Kentucky, Department of Psychiatry
United States

Required Related Experience    

Experience in providing diagnosis of and treatment for psychiatric conditions and service as a clinician educator.


Required License/Registration/Certification       

Certification by or eligibility for board certification in Adult and Child Psychiatry by

the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.


Must obtain Kentucky medical licensure upon appointment and maintain

throughout the term of the appointment.


Must be appropriately credentialed and accepted as a member of the active

staff at the University Chandler and Good Samaritan Hospitals, Eastern

State Hospital and other sites deemed necessary by the Chair of Psychiatry


Job Summary    

The Department of Psychiatry in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, KY seeks an exceptional full-time physician to provide psychiatric clinical care in the Department of Psychiatry’s Child Division. The Department of Psychiatry provides dedicated teaching to medical students, residents, and fellows throughout the UK College of Medicine and UK HealthCare. Clinical experience and strong record of demonstrated leadership is expected.


The Department of Psychiatry is committed to providing superior patient care for adolescents and children with psychiatric disorders, suspected and/or diagnosed substance use disorders and general psychiatric care. Our strong clinical, educational and research programs ensure that the Department continues to offer evidence-based treatment in a collaborative environment along with the treatment of comorbid conditions.The Department serves patients from the local community and the surrounding regions, as well as throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.


Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Skills / Knowledge / Abilities      

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?       No

Preferred Education/Experience             

Deadline to Apply           

Open Until Filled              Yes

University Community of Inclusion         

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.



As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.



Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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* University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

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