Clinical Assistant/Associate Full Professor - Pediatric Consultation Liaison
University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
Hospital, Public and Private
Academic Medical Group
College / University
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 519577
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida (UF), College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in Pediatric Consultation Liaison Psychiatry. The position is a 12-month, full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenured multi-mission faculty position, involving 50 % time in inpatient consultation-liaison services and 50 % in outpatient services, including collaborations with pediatric sub-specialties. The position is expected to address clinical and teaching needs as well as opportunity for scholarly activity.
The department is seeking a dynamic individual with demonstrated potential for developing a strong consultation liaison service within UF Shands Children’s Hospital and strong collaborative ties across pediatric medical and psychiatric services. The applicant should possess experience and/or training or other background in pediatric psychiatry and behavioral health including skills in the evaluation of lifespan trajectories, psychiatric and medical comorbidities, and/or the application of clinical knowledge and skills/interventions to address the needs of children with complex medical and psychiatric needs. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively across medical specialties and with multi-disciplinary teams and diverse populations. This also includes close coordination and collaboration with our adult psychiatry consult liaison service at UF Shands Hospital.
Faculty in the Department are engaged in UF and national collaborations that afford rich opportunities for career development. The Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics offer extensive opportunities for clinical research/ scholarly collaborations. There is also opportunity for program development involving outpatient consultation and collaboration with various pediatric specialty areas. As a faculty member in the College of Medicine, the candidate will also contribute to its educational mission by participating in graduate and/or medical education, particularly the teaching of child and adolescent psychiatry fellows during their consult liaison rotations and seminar teaching for our fellowship. Finally, the successful candidate must be willing to engage in service at the level of the department, college, and larger profession and demonstrate a strong commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (UF), COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
Faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida are engaged in groundbreaking projects covering a variety of interests through our Centers, labs, and collaborations with other departments. The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry includes a large outpatient center with various specialty clinics within (including one associated with our Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment), a very active inpatient service, and additional programs such as a pediatric psychiatry collaborative program, school consultation program, and community consultation services. The Department of Psychiatry spans services across adult, addiction, and child/adolescent specializations, including a freestanding psychiatric hospital, a large consult liaison service at the main UF Shands Hospital, the Florida Recovery Center operated by our Addiction Division, and multiple research centers including the Center for Addiction Research & Education and the Center for OCD and Related Disorders (COARD). UF is also an active site for the NIH-landmark Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study. Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked the number 1 children’s hospital in the state of Florida in US News and World Report (USNWR) the Department of Pediatrics has national rankings in a number of pediatric specialties by USNWR.
UF is an active campus in the heart of a growing city. UF is one of the Top 10 public universities in the nation and one of the largest medical centers in Florida. UF is a leader in the Southeast for innovative, evidence-based treatment programs for a variety of mental health disorders with a strong commitment to the conduct of clinical science. UF College of Medicine is ranked 43rd in the nation by US News and World Report. UF is ranked #15 among public medical schools in the U.S. with $349 million in total research and sponsored program funding and researchers exploring topics across nine research centers and institutes. Why Choose Medicine At UF?
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Eligible applicants require a MD, DO, or equivalent degree, with completion of psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry fellowship that has included rotations in pediatric consultation liaison psychiatry. Board certification or eligibility in child/ adolescent psychiatry is required. Consultation-liaison fellowship training and/or pediatrics training are beneficial but not required.
Documented evidence of scholarly activity or interests are desirable. Evidence of effective mentoring and collegial interactions with clinical colleagues will also be important considerations.
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