Senior Instructor

Rochester, NY


Faculty job description

University of Rochester Department of Psychiatry has an opportunity for psychiatrists interested in developing a career in Emergency Psychiatry to join the energetic and dedicated team of our Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, in the pursuit of clinical and academic excellence.

This full-time position includes a faculty appointment with University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry at the rank of senior instructor, assistant professor or associate professor, commensurate with experience and accomplishments, and ample opportunities for faculty development within a robust tradition of mentorship. Teaching and clinical supervision of psychiatric residents and fellows, medical students and other trainees is an integral part of this position, along with involvement in process improvement and program development, and direct interfacing with Emergency Medicine department and the Pediatric and Adult Acute inpatient psychiatric units.

With over 8,500 visit per year, we are the primary provider of emergency psychiatric services to our diverse and vibrant community in Western New York. Our program has a 24/7 interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, RN’s and social workers, and encompasses a dedicated behavioral health space immediately adjacent to the Emergency Department, Extended Observation Beds unit, a Mobile Crisis Team, and currently expanding with a Crisis Stabilization Hub.

One of the nation's top academic medical centers, the University of Rochester Medical Center forms the centerpiece of the University's health research, teaching, patient care and community outreach missions. The University's health care delivery network is anchored by Strong Memorial Hospital - an 800-bed, University-owned teaching hospital, which boasts specialty programs that consistently, rank among the best in the nation. At URMC, our robust teaching and research programs transform the patient experience with fresh ideas and approaches steeped in disciplined science. Here, health care professionals who innovate, take intelligent risks, and care deeply about the lives they touch deliver care.

The Greater Rochester area and surrounding counties constitute a community of over one million residents spread over many neighborhoods and townships. With a wealth of unique attractions and events spanning all four seasons, the city has been rated by Forbes as one of America’s top ten most livable cities, #3 Best Places to Raise a Family 2010, Top 50 Most Educated Cities in America, and boasts affordable housing and public schools that rank among the highest in the nation.

Compensation includes an excellent, nationally competitive base salary, with bonus/moonlighting opportunities, loan forgiveness program, annual CME allotment, and generous benefits package through the University, including retirement program with direct University contribution and tuition benefits.

Minimum requirements include board certification/board eligible in general psychiatry, and eligibility for an unrestricted NYS medical license.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #241668 at

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Psychiatry M&D Crisis Svcs

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