EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
JAMES H. QUILLEN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
PROFESSOR AND CHAIR
The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, James H. Quillen College of Medicine of East Tennessee State University is inviting applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. We seek a candidate who is board certified in psychiatry and has a proven record of clinical, academic, and administrative leadership. Major clinical activities are located at three community-based psychiatric care centers including Woodridge Hospital, a psychiatric facility and subsidiary of Mountain States Health Alliance, and Frontier Health one of the region’s largest providers of behavioral health, mental health and substance abuse services. As a Teague-Cranston school, the Quillen College of Medicine has a unique working relationship with the Veterans Affairs hospital, benefiting greatly from the synergistic relationship forged through research, service, and education. The chair should be a leader and visionary who will plan, manage and foster the enhancement of ongoing academic programs which include research, the teaching of medical students and an accredited residency in general adult psychiatry.
Salary is competitive with funding available through the Medical School, and the faculty private practice plan. The Quillen College of Medicine is a community–based medical school located in the beautiful mountains of northeast Tennessee. Quillen College of Medicine serves southern Appalachia and the healthcare needs of over one million people and is nestled in the Tri-Cities area on the bucolic grounds of the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. The Tri-Cities area is rated the #1 place in North America in climate, health care and for having a low crime rate. No state income tax, low cost of living, beautiful mountainous region, lots of parks, golf courses, lakes and national forest.
Candidates should forward a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three references to the search committee chair, John P. Franko, M.D., via the university’s online application system (https://jobs.etsu.edu/). Review of applications will begin in March, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Applications from women and minority candidates are encouraged. East Tennessee State University is an equal opportunity /affirmative action employer.