Addictions Physician - Department of Psychiatry (M67409)


Richmond, VA



Addictions Physician (M67409)Department of PsychiatryVCU Health - Richmond, VA

Mission or Goal of Unit:The mission of the Division of Addictions Psychiatry is to advance research, education, and clinical care for patients with addictions. The Addiction Division is one of the top academic addiction medicine programs in the country with division faculty having over $6.5 million in NIH funding as PIs, in fiscal year 2020.

Chief Purpose of this position:The Department of Psychiatry and Division of Addictions Psychiatry are seeking applicants to provide addiction services to patients at VCU Health System and teach addiction psychiatry/medicine.

Position Responsibilities:

Teaching and Administration: This educational effort shall include medical students, residents, fellows, and colleagues in addictions psychiatry and other colleagues where appropriate. Teaching responsibilities also shall include preparation and presentation of instructional materials, lectures, evaluative materials, testing and maintenance of personal professional skills through continuing education, advising, and mentoring trainees, and attendance at Grand Rounds.

Clinical: Clinical addictions activities in addiction medicine.**Work effort distribution is subject to change based on clinical need and research funding.

Required Qualifications: U.S. medical degree or equivalent (M.D. or D.O.) Virginia license/licensure-eligible DEA certification Board eligibility or certification in addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU Demonstrated history of working with patients with addictions

Application Process:To apply, please include a diversity statement, letter of interest and CV

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.


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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Khanh Burks
Khanh Burks