Assistant/Associate Professor in Psychiatry

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States


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.


This clinician-educator position involves providing and modeling high-quality patient care, supervising and teaching residents and medical students, and supporting residents in their completion of required scholarly products.

Primary Responsibilities include the following:

  1. Direct patient care on inpatient units at our University-affiliated hospital
  2. Direct patient care in our departmental outpatient clinic
  3. Supervision and teaching of psychiatry residents and medical students
  4. Function as a University faculty member, performing such duties as are appropriate to academic rank and position.


Required Qualifications:

  1. Graduate of an ACGME-approved psychiatry residency training program
  2. Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Illinois
  3. ABPN board-certified or board-eligible in psychiatry

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in inpatient and outpatient psychiatry
  2. Experience in working collaboratively as a part of an interdisciplinary team
  3. Interest in providing high-quality education
  4. Interest in supporting resident scholarship

To inquire confidentially about a position, please contact Dr. Timothy Bruce, Search Chair, at (309) 495-1640 or

UIC is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran employer. For fullest consideration, please apply by May 15, 2019 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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