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How to Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:  Gregory Dalack, Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr., F6321 UH-South, Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5295. 

Job Summary

Summary Description: The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a physician for a clinical track faculty position. The candidate will be based within the partial hospitalization program (PHP) for eating disorders for youth ages 8-24 years, a joint program between the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry as well as provide oversight for a growing outpatient practice. The physician will provide significant clinical and administrative leadership to assure that the highest quality of psychological care is being delivered. Additional duties could include providing service to the Child Psychiatry Inpatient Unit, Psychiatric Emergency Room or Consultation Liaison Service at Mott Hospital depending upon the interests of the candidate.

The successful applicant will have some experience with eating disorders including an understanding of the medical complications of anorexia and bulimia nervosa. In the PHP, he/she will provide new patient assessments and pharmacotherapy consultations while working within a multidisciplinary team. The team will consist of a psychologist who will oversee psychotherapies, a team of social workers as well as physicians in the Adolescent Medicine service. The applicant will support trainees (from social work, psychology, pediatrics and psychiatry), assist with intake evaluations, develop and sign treatment plans, collaborate with patient's individual therapists, coordinate care between the inpatient and consultation liaison services and serve as a liaison to payers for administrative MD reviews.   

Qualifications

MD or DO

Candidates must be currently licensed in a state and eligible for a Michigan full license to practice medicine.

Board certified or eligible for certification in Adult and Child Psychiatry

Knowledge or strong interest in eating disorders.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team.

Superior teaching skills are expected. 

Capacity for oversight of longitudinal studies and program evaluation is preferred.

The Department of Psychiatry and affiliated institutes at the University of Michigan provide state-of-the-art clinical and research facilities. The University of Michigan offers attractive, comprehensive benefits and a salary commensurate with rank and experience. We especially invite and encourage applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups.

 

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Clin Instructor/Clin Asst Prof/Clin Assoc Prof/Clin Professor.  The rank of the selected candidate will depend on qualifications.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.