Essential Functions: Clinical Scholar or Clinician Educator in the Interdisciplinary Treatment of Substance Use DisordersWayne State University, Detroit, MichiganThe Wayne State University (WSU) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences (DPBN) invites applications for a Clinical Scholar or Clinician Educator in the interdisciplinary treatment of substance use and co-occurring disorders, to begin as soon as possible. Applicants seeking appointment on either track (https://facaffairs.med.wayne.edu/appointments#definition-72550) may enter at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, as appropriate for their training and experience. This position carries an outstanding and highly competitive package. Primary responsibilities of this position involve:Taking a leadership role in developing and expanding sustainable clinical service programs and providing exemplary, evidence-based interdisciplinary care in substance use disorders and co-occurring mental and physical health problems.Educating/training fellows, residents and medical students. Developing scholarly interests and leading and/or contributing to clinical research. We seek individuals with excellent leadership potential and initiative to develop inter-disciplinary treatment approaches. Priority will be given to applicants with specialization in addiction psychiatry or addiction medicine, and those having a background in prevention and treatment from a behavioral health perspective. Applicants with programmatic interests in treatment of opioid use disorder (e.g. buprenorphine) arising from illegal drug and prescription misuse, multi-modal treatment of other substance use disorders, chronic pain, integrated behavioral healthcare that addresses psychiatric and medical comorbidities, special populations (e.g. criminal offenders, at-risk youth, elderly, HIV/AIDS, pregnant females) and/or treatment settings (e.g. corrections, emergency department, infectious disease clinic) or health equity/disparities will provide excellent synergy with faculty expertise and activities.
Qualifications: Applicants should have a U.S. medical degree or equivalent (M.D. or D.O.), with post-doctoral credentialing in addiction psychiatry or addiction medicine, licensure (or license-eligible) to practice in the State of Michigan, and DEA licensure.The faculty member will integrate with clinical, educational and research teams, and will be appointed in, department(s) and colleges that are consistent with his/her areas of training, expertise and shared interests. The faculty member will receive careful mentorship.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.