Academic Psychiatrist Physician

Academic Psychiatry Core Faculty Opportunity | Western Michigan University’s Homer Stryker School of Medicine (WMed)

Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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Merritt Hawkins

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Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s premier academic search firm, has partnered with the growing Department of Psychiatry at Western Michigan University's Homer Stryker School of Medicine (WMed). This is a brand new medical school that is looking to expand and enhance psychiatric clinical services, research, and both medical student and resident training. 
We are seeking board certified or eligible psychiatrists who are interested and passionate about teaching. Depending on the experience and interests of the candidate, there is flexibility for inpatient, outpatient, or a mix of clinical assignments as well as participation in clinical research trials. This opportunity features:

  • Practice with a collegial team of 14 psychiatrists, a PhD psychologist and social workers focused on quality patient care
  • Enjoy clinical time incorporated with supervision medical students and psychiatry residents in their ACGME-accredited residency program
  • Be a part of a department that is fully supportive of growth and change for any academic interests with potential for leadership
  • Enjoy protected academic time for administrative and research endeavors
  • Option to focus on either Inpatient services in their 50-bed unit or Outpatient care in a clinic that sees a very diverse patient population
  • Excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package with up to 7 weeks of PTO annually

Candidates with additional training in child & adolescent, geriatric, consult-liaison, addiction medicine or any other psychiatry background, academic or non-academic, are all welcome to apply.

Kalamazoo, Michigan - Easy Access to Chicago and Detroit

  • Known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels, this metro area of over 325,000 people has something to offer everyone.
  • Monthly art hops, one-of-a-kind restaurants, weekly festivals, craft breweries and wineries give this city an exciting energy.
  • Historic architecture juxtaposed with modern concepts preserve charm and authenticity while fostering innovation.
  • Strong public school systems and a variety of private school options are available.
  • The city is conveniently located in close proximity to the gorgeous beaches of Lake Michigan, multiple ski resorts, and a quick train ride away from multiple major metropolitans.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.