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How to Apply

Please send curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Gregory W. Dalack, M.D.
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
F6321 UH-South
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5295

Job Summary

Psychiatrist Clinical Track Position in Mood Disorders

Position Overview

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is seeking a full-time clinical-track faculty member to work in the Ambulatory Psychiatry Programs. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical, administrative, teaching, and research aspects of the general psychiatry program. Duties will include serving as an attending psychiatrist within the Depression Clinic and the Bipolar Disorder Clinic, staffing and supervising residents, participating in team meetings, treating patients in clinical trials, treating mood disorder patients, and assisting the Clinic directors in clinic management/administrative activities. There will be an opportunity to serve as a staff psychiatrist in developing newer service delivery models, including Group Medical Visits, and integrating novel technologies such as web tools and mobile apps into routine clinical care.  The candidate will join a dynamic group of psychiatrists under a leadership team that values clinical excellence and educational commitment and will report through the Ambulatory Medical Director.

Clinical Activity

Clinical activity will include an expectation of approximately 60% direct face-to-face patient care; 10-20% resident/fellow/staff clinic supervision; and 10-20% academic/scholarly activity

Clinical Care:

Total clinical care commitment of approximately 28 to 32 hours per week will include a combination of direct face-to-face patient care (estimated five to six ½ days weekly) and precepting/supervision of resident provided care activities (estimated two to four ½ days per week). Patient care hours will occur within the Rachel Upjohn Building (RUB), or embedded within primary or specialty care clinics at other locations. The candidate will also provide some hospital-based services, entailing participation in various on-call activities, to include scheduled weekend rounding on the inpatient unit (averages 2 times per year) and backing up PES residents on call (6-7 nights per year).

Academic / Scholarly Activities

Since both the Depression Clinic and the Bipolar Clinic are active in research, the applicant will be encouraged to participate in research protocols, particularly those involving clinical interventions. Opportunities for developing research skills through conferences and workshops will be provided, along with recognition of contributions via co-authorship of research publications.  In addition, the successful candidate will serve as on-site/directly available outpatient supervisor and preceptor for psychiatry house staff and medical students.  Opportunities for providing teaching in Continuing Education settings will also be available.  The applicant will be welcomed and expected to share their expertise in Journal Clubs, Evidence-Based Medicine Seminars, and Grand Rounds.


The successful candidate will be expected to attend Faculty Meetings within the Department of Psychiatry, at minimum this will include Academic Staff, All-Staff, Physicians Meetings, and other administrative meetings deemed necessary by their reporting supervisor. In addition to timely attention to pertinent administrative work (e.g., phone calls, letters, records, e-mails, etc.), the new faculty member will participate in all relevant quality improvement initiatives and activities.

Required Qualifications

A doctor of Medicine/Osteopathy is required. Possession of a current license to practice medicine in the State of Michigan is necessary. Completion of a residency in Psychiatry is required, and the candidate must be board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry.  Applicants must have demonstrated promise for an academic career that emphasizes clinical care, teaching and administration. Superior clinical competencies and master teacher skills are necessary and the applicant must become an active member in good standing of the University of Michigan Medical Staff. The successful candidate should have an interest in the delivery of exceptional outpatient psychiatric services.

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Prof/Clinical Associate Prof/Clinical Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend on qualifications.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan offers a generous comprehensive benefits, flexible vacation/conference coverage and salary commensurate with rank and experience.

The University of Michigan Medical School is committed to increasing representation of women and members of minority groups among its faculty, and encourages applications.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening, fingerprinting 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.