Seeking Inaugural Chair of Psychiatry

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Nationally ranked Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) is seeking its Inaugural Chair of Psychiatry. The selected candidate will build upon the recent successes attained to date in behavioral health and psychiatry, and provide academic leadership, expand and build collaborative relationships and grow innovative programs. LUCOM is approaching the 10-year mark since its inception. Many vital programs and faculty have been added, and there is a tremendous opportunity to be on the ground level toward contributing to educational, clinical and research programs that will be in place for many more years to come. Candidates must have a substantial record of leadership and achievements in academic medicine and education; be board certified in psychiatry; be qualified for appointment at the rank of associate professor or full professor; and be eligible for a license in the state of Virginia. Build and develop an innovative academic Department of Psychiatry within a young College of Osteopathic Medicine; LUCOM culture is Christ-centered, faith-based, collegial, cohesive and mission-oriented; Visionary and collaborative leader who can develop and implement a plan to address the shortage of mental health providers; LUCOM’s strong relationships with community partners allow faculty the ability to build robust clinical practices with ample resources and support. Lynchburg, Virginia is a welcoming community energized by Liberty University College. There’s a charming downtown filled with restaurants and live music among the scenic beauty of the James River and the Blue Ridge Mountain Foothills. The outdoor enthusiast will marvel at the abundance of activities, including hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, camping and skiing. Please contact Jay Torio at medcareers@merritthawkins.com or at 866-406-0259 and reference PSY-145993.

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