Academically Oriented Addiction Psychiatrist

Boston, Massachusetts
Highly competitive VA salary, a generous leave/benefits package, and a faculty appointment.
Oct 01, 2020
VABHS - Addiction Psych
Position Type

VA Boston Healthcare System

Come join our vibrant Mental Health team at the VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS)! As New England's premier referral center for Veterans' healthcare, the VA BHS Mental Health Service has strong academic affiliations with Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Our healthcare system consists of three medical center campuses and five community clinics.

We are offering an Addiction Psychiatry opportunity in the outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program (ADTP) located at the Brockton Division of VABHS. The position includes a mix of direct clinical care, teaching, and supervision of psychiatry residents conducting addiction-focused care, and an opportunity to contribute to our clinical research mission.

Some of the benefits of joining our Mental Health Service at VABHS:

  • Opportunities to achieve your full potential in a highly supportive academic environment
  • Enjoy your practice without the constraints of managed care
  • A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be considered
  • May be eligible for Educational Debt Reduction based on program guidelines and funding.
  • VA practice provides satisfaction in fulfilling a mission to serve our Nation’s Veterans

This position offers a highly competitive VA salary, a generous leave and benefits package, and a faculty appointment commensurate with your experience. For more information on federal benefits, visit:

Qualifications: BE/BC in Addictions Psychiatry; full, unrestricted license in any state; a commitment to serving Veterans; strong clinical skills, and a desire to work as part of an interprofessional team. The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

The VABHS, HMS, and BUSM are Equal Opportunity Employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please email your letter of interest, CV, and three references to:

Learn about VA Boston Healthcare System at:

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