The University of New Mexico
Open Rank of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - req# 1955
Open Rank of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry Administration (451B)
School of Medicine
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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is seeking a suitable candidate to serve as Vice Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Associate Professor or Professor rank in the Clinician Educator or Tenure Track. This position will report directly to the Chair of the department. The successful candidate will be board-certified in child and adolescent psychiatry with leadership experience in clinical service, research and scholarship, teaching and administration. This position will lead the department’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division and oversee multiple programs within the Division, as well as provide strategic planning and development for both ongoing and new programs. The position offers many opportunities for research, and research experience and productivity are desirable. Educational activities include supervision of medical students, residents, fellows and trainees in multiple disciplines. Albuquerque, New Mexico’s largest city, is a vibrant multicultural community located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley with stunning natural beauty.
We are eager to put together the right package for an experienced academic leader with a passion for child and adolescent psychiatry and an interest in joining a team of talented, caring and committed faculty members in a large clinical department in the Health Sciences Center at the University of New Mexico. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience and academic background.
Medical Doctor or equivalent;
Eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank;
Board-certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry;
Eligible for licensure in the State of New Mexico;
Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Academic leadership experience;
Research experience and productivity;
Educational, teaching and supervision experience with residents, fellows and medical students
Applicants must attach a cover letter, current CV, and a list of 3 professional references, to include name, email address and phone number.
This position will remain open until filled. A selection committee will invite the most promising applicants for interviews.
For More Information About this Position Contact:
Mauricio Tohen, MD, DrPH, MBA
Professor and Chairman
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UNM School of Medicine
For Best Consideration
For best consideration, please apply by 10/31/2017. This position will remain open until filled.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
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Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, the University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres along old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 900,000 people. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east, Albuquerque is a blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas. Offering a distinctive campus environment with a Pueblo Revival architectural theme, the campus buildings echo nearby Pueblo Indian villages. The nationally recognized campus arboretum and the popular duck pond offer an outstanding botanical experience in the midst of one of New Mexico's great public open spaces.