Job Description

Open Rank of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in Addictions

Posting Numberreq8101
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 academic faculty physicians, suitable for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, in the Clinician Educator track, for a position in our Addiction Psychiatry Division. Clinical assignments will be located primarily at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Assessment and Treatment Services (MATS). 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 physician at MATS, 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;
  • Minimum one year of clinical experience treating substance use disorders;
  • Experience treating substance use disorders in a residential setting.
Application Instructions

This position will remain open until filled. A selection committee will invite the most promising applicants for interviews.

A complete application will include a cover letter addressing each of the minimum and preferred qualifications; current CV; and the names, addresses and contact information for three professional references.

For Additional Information Contact:

Snehal Bhatt, MD

Division Chief for Addiction Psychiatry

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 3/2/2019. 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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