Adult/General Psychiatry in Reno/Lake Tahoe

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Facility: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine 
Address: 1664 N. Virginia Ave 
Reno, NV 89557 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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Adult/General Psychiatrist Needed in Reno/Lake Tahoe

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is currently seeking a General Psychiatrist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor who has experience with diverse populations and prior academic leadership experience. This is a full time, non-tenure track position and responsible for clinical and classroom teaching of general psychiatry medical students and psychiatry residents, including clinical supervision and small group teaching. This position will also provide direct clinical care in clinical settings affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

The ideal candidate must possess:

  • M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree
  • Successful completion of Psychiatry residency by time of hire
  • ABPN certification in general psychiatry within 2 years of hire date
  • Prior academic experience


Please include a CV, cover letter, 3 professional references and a 1 page explanation of how you would contribute to the mission of diversity for UNR Med, if selected for this position.

Department Contacts

Melissa Piasecki, M.D. Search Chair 

Brian Kirkpatrick, M.D. Department Chair

Meghan Davidson, Search Coordinator 


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Reno is located at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains, which offers outstanding four seasons and close proximity to work, school, skiing and the beach.   Reno is less than an hour from beautiful Lake Tahoe and has all of the amenities of a university town with excellent schools, arts and entertainment, and outdoor recreation including fishing, hunting, cycling and off road exploring. We are also located only four hours from San Francisco and the beautiful Northern California wine country.  

Check out this video about our wonderful area Why I Love Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education, research and health care. Our school is an inclusive and engaged community and recognizes the added value that students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. We strive to develop culturally competent graduates to care for the residents of Nevada and the nation.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information
Contact: Anne Gernetzke 
Phone: 775-784-1844
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