Assistant/Associate Professor

  • University of Vermont
  • Vermont, USA
  • Aug 20, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor

Officers of Instruction – Non-Tenure Track

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Faculty Position
Inpatient Psychiatry Service

The University of Vermont, Robert Larner, MD, College of Medicine and the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) are seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level on the clinical scholar pathway to join an enthusiastic team of professionals on the Inpatient Psychiatry Service. This 28- bed state-of-the-art adult unit located in a 400-bed university-based general hospital is a principal teaching site for residents and medical students.

This attending psychiatrist will join an existing inpatient team of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, activities therapists, and psychologists to provide psychiatry inpatient care at the UVM Medical Center in Burlington. He or she will provide direct patient care and team leadership on two units in a busy tertiary hospital.

The University of Vermont, Robert Larner, MD, College of Medicine Psychiatry Service hosts medical students on clerkships and electives, sponsors a residency in psychiatry, and sponsors a fellowship in child psychiatry. This faculty member will be a key participant in the education of trainees at several levels.

The selected candidate will demonstrate the training and expertise to provide direct patient care, collaborate with other professional disciplines, and work with referring agencies and providers. In addition, he or she will be responsible for supervision and teaching of house officers, medical students, and other staff. An appreciation of the importance of and satisfaction from performing these critical functions and an ability to work collaboratively are essential.

Applicants must have a medical degree and be board certified (preferably) or board eligible in psychiatry. Interest and experience in inpatient psychiatry is very desirable.

Burlington, Vermont is located in the beautiful Lake Champlain region, surrounded by the Green and Adirondack Mountains. It is a great place for families, boasting excellent schools and year-round recreational opportunities. It is home to the University of Vermont and many other colleges that provide an academically stimulating and culturally rich environment. Montreal and Boston are within easy driving distances.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply online, with CV and cover letter at
W. Tobey Horn, M.D.
Psychiatry Inpatient Service, Patrick 4
University of Vermont Medical Center
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, Vermont 05401

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but we strongly encourage submission of required materials by August 15, 2019.

Job Open Date 07/12/2019
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Position Information


Posting Number F1374PO
Department Psychiatry/55750
Advertising/Posting Title Assistant/Associate Professor
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 012206
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term (months) 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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