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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 multiple full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to join our collegial and growing department.  We value high-quality patient care, scholarship, and the education of residents and medical students.  The psychiatry training Program Director position is available to applicants with administrative and teaching experience and the desire for advancement.  Competitive salary and benefits are commensurate with rank.  H1B visa opportunities are available. 

Responsibilities include leading an interdisciplinary general psychiatry adult inpatient teaching unit composed of residents, medical students, nursing, social work, and support staff.  The Program Director position includes accountability for the operation for the training program, promoting a culture of excellence, resident recruitment, innovation in teaching, and resident evaluation.  Other duties will be tailored to the interest of the applicant and include opportunities in:  adult and child outpatient, partial hospitalization, ECT, TMS, community outreach, college student mental health, psychiatry integration in primary care clinics, and forensic psychiatry. 

Educational responsibilities include clinical and classroom teaching of residents and medical students. Faculty members are granted protected time to pursue other interests including clinical or educational program development and research. The department values and supports the growth, development and advancement of its faculty members. 

Peoria and the surrounding central Illinois area offer an attractive mix of small town charm and big city offerings. It has a large, diverse, and supportive medical community. Peoria offers diverse local communities, 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 include: 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 July 15, 2018 at the following link: 

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

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