The University of Minnesota Medical School is seeking a child and adolescent psychiatrist for full-time, clinical-track position in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The Department of Psychiatry has made substantial growth in specialized services; this position is for a primarily inpatient role on a combined mental health and chemical dependency unit. The unit offers the right candidate the ability to work within a sophisticated, multidisciplinary team to treat adolescents with comorbid mental health and substance use concerns. The team’s unique structure allows smooth transitions to outpatient, day treatment, and residential placements when appropriate. Candidates with a passion for serving this challenging population will find a unique concentration of skills and resources available. Additionally, this position is well-suited for the candidate seeking academic work with this population. Academic responsibilities include full participation in departmental and interdisciplinary activities including teaching of medical students, residents, and child/adolescent psychiatry fellows. Faculty are expected to pursue scholarly activities, including publication, in order to fulfill criteria for academic advancement. If the candidate is interested in increasing effort toward academic pursuits, the position will allow for flexible adjustment of clinical effort to balance funded research effort.
In the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, our vision is to be an international leader in children’s mental health care. Our mission is to nurture and support resilience in all families through advocacy, care and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. We share an ethic of compassion, integrity, the pursuit of excellence and the love of learning. The department supports faculty involvement in research, clinical advancement, and advocacy at the local, national, and international levels.
The candidate must have a medical doctorate or equivalent degree from an AAMC-accredited program, must have completed a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, must have a medical license or eligible for licensure in the state of Minnesota, and must be board-eligible or board-certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Candidates must have some experience teaching, have demonstrated outstanding clinical practice, and have demonstrated a track record of scholarly activity.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.