Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty Position in Beautiful East Texas

Tyler, TX

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UT Health East Texas seeks a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to join a rapidly growing Behavioral Health Center.  The ideal candidate will have an interest in an academic career which includes clinical work, teaching, and scholarly activity.  Candidates should qualify for a faculty appointment at the Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor rank. We currently have a 14 bed inpatient acute psych unit, a 30 bed inpatient chronic psych unit, a 10 bed inpatient geriatric psych unit, and 1 IOP for the geriatric program.  Our program also offers adult, child, and adolescent outpatient clinics.  Our residency program took its first class in July 2017, and we are planning a rural track residency program.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Texas and board certified or board eligible. Unique opportunity to combine a private practice setting with academics. Competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

The UT Health East Texas system is comprised of 10 hospitals, more than 50 physician clinics, the Olympic Plaza Tower, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including a Level 1.  As a partner with the University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide east Texas patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals.  Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UT Health East Texas and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry.  Visit our website at www.uthealtheasttexas.com.

Tyler is an affordable metropolitan city of over 100,000 offering cultural diversity, a major university campus, a healthy range of medium to large size businesses, and is known for its rolling hills, forested landscapes, lakes, pine trees, Rose Garden, and a number of arts and educational venues.  Dallas and Shreveport, Louisiana are within 90 minutes driving time from Tyler.

Benefits Package Highlights:
Competitive pay with opportunity for incentive pay
Comprehensive state agency benefits including an excellent retirement package
Generous vacation plan
Professional development fund
Liability insurance with no need to purchase tail coverage
Texas has no state income tax and tort reform

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[This position is security sensitive and subject to the Texas Education Code, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history information.]

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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