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Peoria, Illinois
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria is recruiting full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to join our expanding department. Two Clinician-Educator (CE) positions and one Psychiatry Residency Program Director (PD) position are open. Competitive applicants to the CE positions should value providing and teaching high-quality patient care and supporting the scholarship efforts of residents and medical students. The PD position is a planned changeover in leadership and available to applicants with experience and interest in educational administration and quality teaching. Highly competitive salary and benefits are commensurate with rank.

Responsibilities for the CE position include leading an interdisciplinary general psychiatry adult inpatient teaching unit composed of residents, medical students, nursing, social work and support staff. The PD position includes directing our 16-resident, ACGME-approved training program, promoting a culture of excellence, resident recruitment, teaching and resident evaluation. Other duties for both positions will be tailored to the interest of the applicant and include opportunities in adult and child outpatient clinics, partial hospitalization program, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), community outreach, college student mental health, geriatric and forensic psychiatry, among others.

Faculty members have protected time to pursue professional interests including clinical or educational program development or research. Our department values a positive, collegial culture and supports the growth, development and advancement of its members. The department has high faculty and resident satisfaction and low turnover.

Peoria and the surrounding Central Illinois area offer an attractive mix of small town charm and big city offerings. The large, diverse and supportive medical community is the area’s top employer. Peoria offers a diverse population, entertainment, arts, cuisine, low cost-of-living, excellent schools and an array of recreational activities with convenient access to larger cities such as Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.

To inquire confidentially about a position, please contact Dr. Timothy Bruce, Search Chair, at (309) 495-1647 or

Minimum requirements: graduation from an ACGME-approved psychiatry residency training program, board certification or board eligibility in general psychiatry and eligibility for an unrestricted Illinois medical license. UIC is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran employer. For fullest consideration, please apply by April 5, 2018 at the following link: 

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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