Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
East Carolina University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
United States

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is dedicated to providing excellence in education, patient care, research, and service in mental health. We strive to foster a collaborative environment committed to improving the health and well being of the people of eastern North Carolina and beyond. We support and advance evidence-based practice, sound scientific principles, and compassion in addressing the needs of our learners, our patients, our colleagues, and our community.


East Carolina University is the 3rd largest public university in North Carolina, with approximately 27,000 students and over 5,000 faculty and staff. ECU combines the rich tradition of college life with the energy and innovation of a doctoral research university. This combination allows students and faculty to enjoy the benefits and resources of a large research university in an atmosphere more typical of a smaller college. The University is located approximately 85 miles east of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, and approximately 87 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean.


The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center (formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital). Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.


Job Duties          

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is now accepting applications for two full-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists.


The position offers an excellent blend of clinical care, teaching, and scholarly activities in this growing, multi-disciplinary, and collegial Department.


The faculty member will work in both community-based and university settings. The successful candidate will provide direct clinical care both face-to-face and via telepsychiatry), assist in the teaching and clinical supervision of medical students, residents, and other health professional trainees; collaborate with other faculty members in conducting clinical research, with the opportunity to initiate projects if desired; and function as a University faculty member, performing such duties as appropriate to academic rank and position.


Fixed Term or Tenure Track position available at title/rank of Assistant Professor or higher.


Minimum Education/Experience              

Requirements include MD or equivalent degree from an appropriately accredited institution,


completion of accredited child and adolescent residency training,


and board certification or eligibility for board certification.


License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation           



Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education               

Special Instructions to Applicant               

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:


Curriculum Vitae

Letter of Interest

List of Three References (noting contact information)


Additional Instructions to Applicant        

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.


Job Open Date  09/16/2015

Open Until Filled              Yes

Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.              

Initial Screening Begins 

Rank Level          Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.


Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).


Eligibility for Employment            

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


Office of Human Resources Contact Information              

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

Curriculum Vitae/Resume

Cover Letter

List of References

Optional Documents

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