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Assistant/Associate/FullProfessor, General Psychiatrist (Reno)*

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You must attach the following documents with your application to be considered for the position: Curriculum Vitae (CV) Letter of Application (Cover Letter) Three Professional References (including name, title, company/organization, phone number, email address)

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate/FullProfessor, General Psychiatrist (Reno)*
Department Psych & Behavioral Sci-RNO
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent

.5 to 1.0

Position Type Medical Employment
Comp Grade 0(II)-0(III)
Tenure Track Non Tenure Track
Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is currently seeking a General Psychiatrist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor who has experience with diverse populations. This full or part-time, non-tenure track position is responsible for clinical and classroom teaching of general psychiatry medical students and psychiatry residents, including clinical supervision and small group teaching. This position will also provide direct clinical care in clinical settings affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. There are also opportunities for leadership within the department.

•The first is Associate Residency Director. The candidate, if successful in this position, would transition to Residency Director in two or three years.
•The second position is Medical Director of our growing outpatient clinic, where faculty, residents, fellows and therapist see patients.

For nearly 50 years the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) has trained physicians who are leading the way to ‘A Healthy Nevada,’ nation and world. Community-based and research-intensive, UNR Med was founded upon a three-part mission of education, research and service and is committed to the values of compassion, diversity, excellence, integrity, respect, safety, service and stewardship. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an inclusive and engaged community. We recognize that diverse faculty and leaders add value to the educational experience and promote excellence in our teaching, patient care, and research missions. We seek applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences who can contribute towards our mission, and uphold our core values.
Our mission has guided our growth in graduating the next generation of primary and specialty care physicians and medical researchers, while maintaining personalized instruction. We are building new residencies to train medical specialists, and expanding technologically-advanced infrastructure to keep pace with our world-class research to meet the needs of students, patients and researchers. The School of Medicine has a statewide outreach with a local touch providing patient care, health services and training physicians in Reno, Nevada and in the state’s rural communities. We seek to create an environment that serves all who enter our doors, from the physicians who teach our learners, to our employees and patients, whose health we seek to improve. For more information on the University and the School of Medicine, please go to
The University of Nevada offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision and a very generous 14.5% matching retirement plan. Furthermore, the state of Nevada has no state income tax and a very reasonable cost of living. Please go to for more information.
Reno/Tahoe is located just 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, and 1 ½ hours from the Sacramento area. Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas with mild weather, four seasons and over 300 days of sunshine per year. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Lake Tahoe Rim Trail).

For more information on Reno/Tahoe, please visit:

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have an MD, DO, or equivalent degree with successful completion of an accredited Psychiatry Residency by the time of hire. Must be ABPN certified in general psychiatry within 2 years of hire date. Must have excellent communication skills. Candidates must be eligible for an unrestricted Nevada medical license, malpractice insurance, and must be able to be successfully credentialed by Northern Nevada teaching hospitals.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience with medical students and psychiatry residents, teaching or subspecialty training in areas other than child/adolescent and previous publication in biomedical journals are desirable.

Contact Information for this Position

For Specific Position Inquiries Contact:
Brian Kirkpatrick, M.D., Chair, Prof Psych & Behavioral Sci, 775.682.8449/
For General Inquiries Contact:
Joy Royston, Office Administrator
775-682-8459 /

Special Instructions to Applicants

You must attach the following documents with your application to be considered for the position:
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Letter of Application (Cover Letter)
Three Professional References (including name, title, company/organization, phone number, email address)

Job Open Date 09/16/2016
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Search Number 294
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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