The UTRGV School of Medicine seeks a child/ adolescent psychiatrist to join our growing faculty for the undergraduate and graduate medical education program, including residencies in General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry located in Harlingen, TX. Responsibilities include direct patient care, program development, resident supervision, medical student teaching, and scholarly activities. Faculty will participate in creating and implementing the educational and clinical training sites of the developing Medical School. Faculty will be actively involved in teaching residents in a variety of forums with the expectation that faculty and trainees will work closely together. While the primary focus of this position will be the development of clinical and educational programs, teaching and supervising trainees and the provision of direct clinical care, applicants with current or prior research experience and interest are also encouraged to apply. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply. Protected time for scholarly activities and/or start-up research support can be provided based on interest, prior experience and future career goals.
Minimum required qualifications include: Successful completion of an ACGME accredited Psychiatry residency and Child/ Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship. Doctoral degree (MD or DO) from an ACGME accredited institution and can be licensed in the State of Texas. Must also possess or be able to obtain appropriate medical staff appointment.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications: Successful completion of an ACGME accredited Psychiatry residency and Child/ Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship. Doctoral degree (MD or DO) from an ACGME accredited institution and can be licensed in the State of Texas. Must also possess or be able to obtain appropriate medical staff appointment.
Preferred Qualifications include: Experience teaching residents, medical students and allied health professionals in clinical and classroom settings. Experience working in undergraduate and graduate medical education programs. Current ABPN Certification in Psychiatry and Child/ Adolescent Psychiatry
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, established in 2015 and clinical entity UT Health Rio Grande Valley are in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, a semi-tropical area known for rich culture, wildlife and economical living conditions, is expanding rapidly. The UTRGV SOM prioritizes social responsibility, respect, dignity, advocacy and community service - with a mission to improve health, and life, at the individual and community levels.
Excellent cost of living
Great public/private schools
No state income tax
Year-round golfing, hunting, birding, fishing, boating
Close proximity to South Padre Island!
For consideration, please forward a copy of your CV and statement of interest.