The University of Vermont College of Medicine and the University of
Vermont Medical Center are seeking a full-time faculty member at the
Assistant or Associate Professor level on the clinical scholar pathway
to expand substance abuse treatment and training at the University of
This attending psychiatrist will join an existing team of licensed
alcohol and drug counselors, a nurse, and a psychiatrist to treat an
array of substance use disorders in programs ranging from intensive
outpatient care to maintenance group therapy. He or she will provide
leadership for an innovative program designed to transition opioid
users in specialty clinics to office-based primary care.
The University of Vermont College of Medicine Psychiatry Service hosts
medical students on clerkships and electives, sponsors a residency in
psychiatry, and sponsors a fellowship in child psychiatry. There is a
highly developed research program in substance use disorders,
including alcohol, tobacco, cocaine, and opioids. This faculty member
will be a key participant in the education of trainees at several
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. Formal addiction
training or suitable experience 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.
Please apply online at www.uvmjobs.com or send a letter of interest,
curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of
three references to:
James Jacobson, M.D.
Psychiatry Service, Arnold 6
1 South Prospect Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
The University of Vermont 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 and Affirmative Action Employer.
Women, veterans, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural
backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled, but we strongly encourage submission of
required materials by November 1, 2015.
Stephen T. Higgins, Ph.D.
Director, Vermont Center on Behavior and Health
Professor and Virginia H. Donaldson Chair in Translational Science
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology
Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of Vermont
1 South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT 05401-1419
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