Addiction Psychiatry

Posted: 7/23/2013

West Virginia University – Charleston Division, Department of Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry is seeking a full-time academic BC/BE child psychiatrist either MD or DO for evaluation and treatment of child outpatients, coverage of child intakes, follow-ups with residents/medical students and coverage of pediatric consults. Recent inpatient experience is a must.

The opportunity involves teaching and supervisory responsibilities. Students include more than 20 residents in either a general psychiatry track or a med/psych track, 30+ medical students, and three PhD psychology interns. Scholarly activity is strongly encouraged and supported. The position includes seeing your own panel of patients which, in some instances, will be in collaboration with child psychology faculty. Duties include supervision of residents/medical students on adult services on a regular basis, predominately in resident clinics and others on an as needed basis such as when on weekend third call. You will also give lectures on child psychiatry topics and serve as a discussant for case presentation. Administrative duties may develop as academic career progresses.

The successful candidate will join a diverse and interdisciplinary faculty, including general psychiatrists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, an addiction psychiatrist, geriatric psychiatrists, medicine/psychiatrist clinicians, child psychologists and a neuropsychologist.

West Virginia University-Charleston Division is the oldest regional medical campus in the United States with approximately 400 clinical faculty providing training and educational oversight to more than 80 medical students and 140 residents. We are affiliated with Charleston Area Medical Center, a non-profit, 838-bed, tertiary referral center.

Appointment will be at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position will remain open until filled.

For consideration, please e-mail letter of inquiry and CV to Carol Wamsley at

West Virginia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.