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Program Director

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Application Deadline: July 01, 2024

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is recruiting for a Program Director to oversee the continuing success of its 20-resident program. We value high-quality education of residents and medical students, excellent patient care, and meaningul innovation and scholarship. This full time academic position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, is ideal for applicants with administrative and teaching experience and the desire for advancement. Competitive salary and benefits are commensurate with rank.

The Program Director position includes operational accountability 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, ECT, TMS, community outreach, college student mental health, and forensic psychiatry.

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

Peoria and Central Illinois present an attractive mix of small-town charm and big city offerings. Our large, supportive medical community is embedded in diverse local neighborhoods featuring low cost-of-living, excellent schools, and an array of recreational activities.

Minimum requirements include board certification in general psychiatry and eligible for an unrestricted Illinois medical license. Additional consideration will be given to academic experience, clinical experience in inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, success in collaborative medicine, interest in providing high-quality education, interest in supporting resident scholarship, and interest in recruitment.

For more information, please contact Dr. Jean Clore, Associate Professor, Search Committee at

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As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois encourages applications from individuals regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and Veteran or disability status.

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Contact Information:

Ryan Finkenbine
Professor and Chair
900 Main Street, Suite 720
Peoria, IL 61525