University of Vermont Health Network
The University of Vermont, Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine and the
University of Vermont Health Network – University of Vermont Medical Center
are seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or
Professor level on the clinical scholar pathway to expand substance abuse
treatment and training at the University of Vermont.
This attending psychiatrist will join an existing team of licensed alcohol and
drug counselors, nurses, and psychiatrists to treat an array of substance use
disorders in programs ranging from intensive outpatient care to maintenance
group therapy. There is a highly developed research program in substance use
disorders at UVM, including research on alcohol, tobacco, cocaine, stimulants,
and opioids. The current position will be part of the new Center on Rural
Addiction, which has funding from the Health Research Sciences Administration
to improve access to treatment of substance use disorders in rural Northern
New England and Upstate New York. As such, this clinician will lead an
interdisciplinary team of nursing, LDAC, and peer recovery specialists to
assist primary care clinics utilize best practices for substance use
This faculty member will also be a key participant in the education of
trainees at several levels. The University of Vermont, Robert Larner, MD
College of Medicine Psychiatry Service hosts medical students on clerkships
and electives, sponsors a residency in psychiatry, and sponsors a fellowship
in child psychiatry.
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, they 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, eligible for a Vermont medical license,
and be board certified/eligible in psychiatry. Fellowship training and
experience in inpatient settings is very desirable. 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. Vermont leads the
country in COVID-19 vaccination rates and response.
Please apply online at www. uvmjobs.com.
The University 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/Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category
legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages
applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and
excellence of the institution.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but we strongly
encourage submission of required materials by February 1, 2022.
If you shall have questions regarding this position, please contact:
Brady Heward, MD
Job Open Date 01/05/2022
Job Close Date
Posting Number F2089PO
Advertising/Posting Title Assistant/Associate/Professor - Addiction
Position Number 00025854
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term (months) 12
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Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter/Letter of Application