Transplant Psychiatrist Faculty Position

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Psych: Adult
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Emory Brain Health Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and the Emory Transplant Center are partnering together to aggressively expand our clinical and academic footprint in the metro-Atlanta area. Together, we are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic faculty to partner with us and contribute to the field through the tripartite missions of education, research, and quality clinical care.


The Emory Transplant Center is Georgia’s most comprehensive solid organ transplant program. The transplant center ranks among the top 12 programs in the nation and was recognized at the first organ transplant center in the nation to receive the Patient Centered Specialty Practice Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance


The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, one of the top academic programs in the country is part of the Brain Health Center, a collaborative five specialty unit that offers an enriched research environment in both laboratory and clinical setting in addition to academic training opportunities in graduate and undergraduate education. Faculty members have opportunities for clinical, research, and academic collaboration with other Brain Health faculty including Neurology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation Medicine and Sleep. In addition to the other departments at Emory.


Together the Department of Psychiatry and the Emory Transplant Center are seeking an Adult Psychiatrist who is interested in the growing dynamic field of Transplant Psychiatry. A successful candidate will join our Transplant Behavioral Health team and as part of this team, the candidate will be instrumental in developing improved methods of organ transplant and organ donor screening, post-transplant integrative care and the use of onsite clinical services and telepsychiatry as platforms to maximize the quality of care provided. There will be active participation in clinical education and research.


As faculty you are also part of Emory Healthcare, the largest health care system in the state of Georgia working at Georgia’s premier hospitals of Emory University Hospital, ESJH, EUHM. These hospitals are located in the city of Atlanta, the state capital and one of the nation’s most diverse cities. Highlights of Atlanta include the renowned High Museum of Art, city traditions such as the Peachtree Road Race and Atlanta is home to a diverse number of exciting sports teams which include the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Hawks and the MLS champions, the Atlanta United FC.


We offer a generous base compensation with health benefits, retirement plans, malpractice and four weeks paid vacation plus a week of time to attend and participate in academic conferences and workshops. Internal moonlighting opportunities are also available for additional compensation.


Academic Rank at Emory University School of Medicine will be commensurate with experience, training and achievements.


Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.


Minimum qualifications include: MD degree and completion of a four year residency program (psychiatry). Must hold or be eligible for State of Georgia medical license. Must be board certified or board eligible.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


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