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Asst./Assoc/Prof of Clinical Psychiatry

Educator-first jobs (>/= .2 FTE for teaching/supervising)

Application Deadline: March 31, 2024

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is recruiting for 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, the education of residents and medical students and scholarship. The Psychiatry Residency 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.

Responsibilities include leading an interdisciplinary general psychiatry adult inpatient teaching unit composed of residents, medical students, nurses, case managers, 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, 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 other 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 graduated or will graduate from an ACGME-approved psychiatry residency training program, board certification or board eligibility in general psychiatry and eligibility for an unrestricted Illinois medical license.

Position Summary

 Responsibilities include leading an interdisciplinary general psychiatry adult inpatient teaching unit composed of residents, medical students, nurses, case managers, and support staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities include the following:

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

Additional Qualifications:

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduated or will graduate from an ACGME-approved psychiatry residency training program
  • Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Illinois
  • ABPN board-certified or board-eligible in psychiatry

For fullest consideration, please submit your application by 9/20/2023 at:

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Contact Information:

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