Job ID: 182505

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Psychiatry

University of Kentucky

  • Mar. 29, 2022
  • Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Psychiatry
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Social Work
    Psychology - General

Required Education
Master’s degree and/or Ph.D. in psychology, social work or related field

Required Related Experience
Knowledge of psychological practices in a variety of clinical, teaching, and research environments, as well as a demonstrated ability in teaching students at all levels in an academic environment.
Previous experience providing psychological services through evidence-based psychotherapy, psychological testing and related services. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated experience collaborating with physicians in diagnosing and treating patients with mental health conditions. Experience in supervising other clinicians and serving in a leadership capacity is essential for this position.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Current licensure (LCSW, Ph.D., LPP, LPCC, or the equivalent), or eligibility to obtain licensure and/or industry-standard board certification in the field of psychotherapy, psychological testing or related services to practice in the state of Kentucky.

Job Summary
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is seeking an open-rank position to serve as a clinician and researcher. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in clinical care providing psychotherapy and/or psychological testing services to adults or children and adolescents. Additionally the candidate must have an emerging or sustained track record of success in research including a history of submitting and/or receiving intramural or extramural funding as well as publishing articles in peer reviewed journals.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine strives to provide the highest level of patient care, innovative educational programs, active research in mental illness and advocacy throughout the state of Kentucky and beyond. These pursuits have helped the department win the American College of Psychiatrists’ Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education not once, but twice.

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Demonstrated ability to relate and communicate with internal and external faculty, staff, and other clients of the department. Demonstrated experience with research and providing psychotherapy or psychological testing services to adults, children and adolescents in an outpatient setting using evidence-based treatments.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience
Master’s degree required and terminal degree preferred such as Ph.D. is Psychology, Social Work or related discipline.
Evidence of high level of clinical and training/teaching competence in psychotherapy
Previous experience in providing psychiatric services, psychotherapy and/or psychological testing services, and serving as a clinician educator is preferred.
Demonstrated ability in teaching students at all levels in an academic environment at the graduate or post graduate level.

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