Job Description

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in Addictions

Posting Numberreq7380
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeClinician Educator
Hiring DepartmentPsych Addictions (451D)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The UNM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is eager to put together the right package for a physician board certified/board eligible in Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine with an interest in teaching, coupled with an interest in joining a team of talented, caring and committed faculty members. Applications are being accepted for an academic faculty physician, suitable for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Clinician Educator track for a position in our Addiction Psychiatry Division. Clinical assignments will be located at Bernalillo County Metropolitan Assessment and Treatment Services (MATS) and at UNM Health System’s outpatient Addiction and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP). The successful candidate can take full advantage of opportunities available in our vibrant and active academic community, and can have an integral role in planning and developing treatment programs that would benefit our community members.

As an attending outpatient physician at MATS and ASAP, the person selected will have a voice in developing the program’s direction as well as opportunities for multicultural clinical care and scholarly and collaborative research activities across the Health Sciences Center campus. There are many opportunities for professional development in leadership, administration, and education, including mentoring and supervision of medical students, residents, fellows, and trainees in related disciplines.

Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience and academic background


Minimum Requirements:

  • Medical Doctor (or equivalent) degree;
  • Board certified or board eligible in Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine;
  • Waiver to prescribe buprenorphine;
  • Eligible for licensure in the State of New Mexico;
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Educational, teaching and supervision experience with residents, fellows and medical students;
  • Proven clinical experience, minimum one year.
Application Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information for 3 professional references.

For Additional Information About This Position Contact:

Snehal Bhatt, MD

Division Chief for Addiction Psychiatry

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 12/18/2018. 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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