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Open Rank of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - req# 5540

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 2/13/2020
Job Reference #: 5540
Keywords: clinical

Job Description

Open Rank of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Posting Numberreq5540
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentPsychiatry Administration (451B)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is eager to put together the right package for individuals with a passion for psychiatry and academics, coupled with an interest in joining a team of talented, caring and dedicated faculty members. Applications are being accepted for academic faculty psychiatrists, suitable for appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor rank. Positions may be available in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Community Behavioral Health, Telemedicine and a variety of outpatient programs and specialty clinics such as women’s mental health and perinatal clinics. Administrative leadership and/or research involvement is possible for applicants with the appropriate background. All positions include both clinical and academic responsibilities, and may span inpatient, outpatient, primary care integration and consultation liaison services. The UNM Psychiatric Center is a 36-bed adult facility that includes a dedicated geriatric psychiatry unit and outpatient programs, including Seniors, Affective Disorders and Dual Diagnosis Programs. The Children’s Psychiatric Center is a 31-bed facility that includes acute inpatient care for children and adolescents, as well as outpatient programs. Both facilities provide psychiatric emergency services. The Addictions and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) provides substance abuse and behavioral health treatment, including specialized services for women and adolescents, as well as an adult primary care clinic for patients undergoing addictions treatment.

As a member of our supportive and collegial department, the person(s) selected will have opportunities for multi-cultural clinical care and scholarly activities across the health sciences campus and in rural communities across the state. There is potential for professional development in leadership and administrative psychiatry within the UNM Health Sciences Center. Educational activities include teaching and administration of seminars, mentoring and supervision of medical students, residents, fellows, trainees in related disciplines, and participation in educational committees. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience and academic background.

Known for its natural beauty and temperate climate, Albuquerque is New Mexico’s largest city and sits at the base of the Sandia Mountains on the edge of the Rio Grande Valley. With its rich multicultural history, active arts community, and proximity to Santa Fe and Taos, Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico, Kirtland Air Force Base, Sandia National Laboratories, Intel and the Isotopes.


Minimum Requirements:
* Medical Doctorate Degree (MD or equivalent)
* Board certified or eligible in Psychiatry
* Licensable in New Mexico
* Must be eligible to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:
* Educational, teaching and supervision experience with residents, fellows and medical students.

Application Instructions

Positions will remain open until filled. A selection committee will invite the most promising applicants for interviews.

A complete application will include a cover letter addressing each of the minimum and preferred qualifications; current CV; and the names, addresses and contact information for three professional references.

For Additional Information Contact:

Jeff Katzman, MD

Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Services and Academic Affairs

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 5/31/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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