Addiction Medicine Physician - M60240


Richmond, VA



Addiction Medicine Physician - M60240

The Division of Addiction Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine invites applications for faculty position for a psychiatrists at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to begin as soon as possible.

The responsibilities of this position include providing clinical coverage and teaching of residents and medical students at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital. In addition, successful candidates may participate in federally funded addictions research as a co-investigator or principal investigator. There are well-equipped and staffed research facilities including the Collaborative Advanced Research Imaging facility, which houses a new research-dedicated 3T MRI scanner, outpatient research treatment facilities, and human behavioral laboratory facilities. Applicants should have a U.S. medical degree or equivalent (M.D. or D.O.), with licensure (or license-eligible) to practice in the State of Virginia and DEA licensure. Post-doctoral credentialing in addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry is encouraged, an active interest and background in clinical work in addictions is required. The Addiction Psychiatry Division has close ties and/or collaborations within the VCU School of Medicine with Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Neurology. In addition, there is a close working relationship between the Division and the Mental Health Service at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Hospital. Successful applicants will have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

VCU Department of Psychiatry employs over 80 fulltime faculty and has well-funded research in genetics, addictions, child and women's mental health, and psychopharmacology. VCU is a large urban university with robust health science campus and 750-bed university hospital. Richmond, the State Capital, has moderate climate and a rich mix of history with modern facilities, excellent suburban housing, and public/private schools. Low cost of living.

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion - an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU's mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.


As an equal opportunity employer, VCU Health System is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact HR4U at 804-628-4748 or toll free 844 989-4748; address P.O. 980066, Richmond, VA  23298; email EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled

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