Duke Assistant Professor/Instructor - Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist

Psychiatry
Physician

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine invites applications for board-certified/board-eligible Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists to support several clinical programs, including inpatient and outpatient Consult Liaison services, general outpatient clinics, autism services, and the development of integrated programs. We are seeking individuals who are interested in working with a growing team of clinicians, researchers, and educators with the goal of enhancing the range and scope of clinical services provided to children and families. The attending Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist will be responsible for direct clinical care, as well as teaching and mentoring medical students, general psychiatry residents, and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows. This position is a faculty appointment with rank commensurate to the applicant’s experience. We are seeking both early career applicants and more experienced applicants interested in a senior leadership opportunity.

Primary Activities: This clinical faculty position will include participating in individual- and team-based clinical activities focused on children and families with a range of psychiatric disorders.  Clinical responsibilities will include participation in medical and interdisciplinary evaluations and intervention with children presenting with a wide array of needs. The position also will involve supervision of medical students, general psychiatry residents, and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, as well as the provision of in-service trainings. Scholarly activities are encouraged and supported.

Duke University offers a rich intellectual and scientific environment facilitated by several institutes, including the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, which are designed to promote interdisciplinary research. The Duke University Hospital has consistently been ranked as the #1 hospital in North Carolina. As one of the Southeast’s preeminent health care providers, the Duke University Health System had more than 66,000 inpatient stays and more than 2 million outpatient visits in the 2016 fiscal year. Duke Health encompasses one of the largest biomedical research enterprises in the country, with more than $650 million annually in sponsored research expenditures.

Duke employees are part of a premier organization dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care. Duke's overall benefit plan has long been recognized and valued because of its comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, dental care and retirement, Duke also offers a wide range of family-friendly and cultural benefits to attract, support and reward the skilled employees that help Duke remain a premier education, research and health care institution.

The Research Triangle Park is a globally prominent hub for biomedical research and development. Conceived around three major universities in the cities of Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh, the region attracts and fosters cultural diversity, economic resilience, and a spectrum of personal and professional options. To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit: http://community.duke.edu/.

Interested candidates should provide a curriculum vitae and letter of interest via the APPLY button.

Location

Durham
NC

Important Information

Close Date: 
09/24/2019

Contact Information

Denise Paradis

Equal Opportunity Employer

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individuals age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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