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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Requisition Number FE01111
Working Title
Department Name 7H800:PSYCHIATRY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

MSW (Master’s Degree in Social Work)

Required Related Experience

Minimum of 2 years of experience in providing direct patient care

Required License/Registration/Certification

LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker),
LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor),
LCADC (Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor), OR
LMFT (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist)

Licensure in the state of Kentucky

Job Summary

The UK Department of Psychiatry is seeking a child, adolescent and adult therapist to join our team. The primary responsibility for this faculty position will be to provide therapeutic treatment for children, adolescents and adults in the ambulatory clinic, provide consultations for physicians regarding therapeutic interventions, and assist in resident training with lectures and supervision of residents.

UK Psychiatry provides a full range of clinical services for adults and adolescents. The department’s multidisciplinary faculty is active in a variety of clinical and research interests in biological psychiatry, pharmacotherapy, and behavior therapy including cognitive therapy. The department’s facilities include an inpatient unit housed at UK Good Samaritan Hospital and an outpatient clinic located at Fountain Court in Lexington.

Please include a CV and cover letter when applying for the position. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Demonstrated clinical competence in providing therapeutic treatment for children, adolescents and adults in an ambulatory clinical setting

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents