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ACADEMIC.POSITION..OPENING                                                                                                                                                                                   Psychiatry Residency Associate Director/Clinical Associate Professor, (1928)

Posting Number: req575

12 Month, Full-Time

Faculty Non-Tenure Track

Division of Health Sciences

Pocatello - Main

Primary..Purpose                                                                                                                                                                                                        We are seeking an energetic, independent, motivated Psychiatry Residency Associate Director to establish an Idaho Track for the existing University of Utah (U of U) Psychiatry Residency Program. The U of U, the State of Idaho, Idaho State University (ISU), and the Salt Lake Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System are collaborating to expand the Psychiatry Residency program. This track is projected to enroll its first 3 residents July 1, 2019 who will spend the majority of their R-1 & R-2 years training in Salt Lake City and the majority of their R-3 through R-4 years training in sites in eastern Idaho. The position is approximately half-time clinical and half-time educational/administrative. Initial duties will include establishing clinical training sites with hospitals and clinics who have expressed interest in the new program, managing affiliation agreements, planning, budgeting, maintenance of ACGME accreditation, and curricular development and oversight as well as acting as a liaison with the parent program at U of U. Longer-term duties will include supervising resident clinical work as well as scholarship and administrative activities. On-call responsibilities are to be determined. A successful applicant will be an employee of ISU and also have a clinical faculty appointment at U of U. This position will be assisted and mentored regularly by a residency coordinator and the U of U Department of Psychiatry Vice-Chair for Training and Education. Administrative support will be provided by ISU. 

Salary is commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits including retirement, life & health insurance, vacation leave, and full malpractice coverage. The Pocatello area is rich in natural beauty with spectacular national parks and national monuments within a few hours drive.  The area is known for year-round outdoor activities and has ample social, cultural, and educational opportunities in safe, family-oriented university town.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish clinical training sites and affiliations
  • Program administration including maintenance of ACGME accreditation, strategic planning, and budgeting
  • Curricular development and oversight
  • Supervision of resident training and evaluation
  • Patient care activities
  • Maintain a program of scholarship

Minimum Qualifications

  • M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical school
  • Completion of psychiatry residency
  • Board certified in psychiatry (or board eligible within 12 months of employment)
  • Eligible for unrestricted medical, pharmacy, and DEA licensure/registrations in Idaho 
  • Eligible for full hospital and clinic privileges, as appropriate Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three to five (3-5) years of clinical experience
  • Experience teaching in an academic role
  • Documented leadership experience
  • Evidence of activity in state and/or national professional associations
  • Scholarship experience (funded research, publications, presentations)

Applications must be submitted online at

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Curriculum vitae, Cover letter detailing qualifications and experience, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to

posted 12/14/17

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