Residency Program Director

Job description

Job Title:

Residency Program Director

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

HSH BSOM Psychiatry and Behav Med

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Division :

Health Sciences

Working Title :

Psychiatric and Behavioral Medicine - Faculty Position

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Physician)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is dedicated to providing excellence in education, patient care, scholarship, and service in mental health. We strive to foster a collaborative environment committed to improving the health and well-being of the people of eastern North Carolina and beyond. We support and advance evidence-based practice, sound scientific principles, and compassion in addressing the needs of our learners, our patients, our colleagues, and our community.

East Carolina University is the 3rd largest public university in North Carolina, with approximately 27,000 students and over 5,000 faculty and staff. ECU combines the rich tradition of college life with the energy and innovation of a doctoral research university.

This combination allows students and faculty to enjoy the benefits and resources of a large research university in an atmosphere more typical of a smaller college. The University is located approximately 85 miles east of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, and approximately 87 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean.

The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center (formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital). Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. There is a 52-bed inpatient service that houses acute beds, combined MI-ID beds, and combined Med-Psych beds in this 900+ bed tertiary care academic medical center serving Eastern and coastal North Carolina providing acute, intermediate, rehabilitation, and out-patient health services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. The plans for a 10-bed child and adolescent unit are currently underway.

Job Duties :

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is seeking a Board-Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to fill a full-time faculty position with a 0.5 FTE Residency Program Director and 0.5 FTE Clinical responsibilities.

The ECU/Vidant Medical Center and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program is ACGME-approved for 4 child and adolescent psychiatry residents, with two rotating off each year. The program is based in rural psychiatry tenets and residents train in a variety of training sites throughout eastern North Carolina. The patient population is socially, economically and racially diverse and is drawn from Pitt County and the surrounding 33 counties.

Residency Program Director responsibilities will include residency program development and evaluation, resident recruitment and selection; resident evaluation and supervision; course/rotation monitoring and evaluation; coordination of all course and rotation scheduling; serving as the chairperson of the residency training committee; and community engagement with physicians, hospitals administrators and community site coordinators.

There are clinical opportunities in outpatient child psychiatry in community health centers, consultation with pediatric practices, juvenile justice, telemedicine or in resident clinic supervision.

Fixed Term or Tenure Track position available.

Minimum Education/Experience :

1. Graduate of a medical school approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the AAMC and the Council of Medical Education on the AMA.

2. Graduate of an ACGME-accredited psychiatry residency training program.

3. Graduate of an ACGME-accredited child and adolescent psychiatry training program

4. Board Certified by ABPN in general psychiatry and adolescent psychiatry.

5. Eligible for license in the state of North Carolina.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

1. At least three years post residency clinical and administrative experience.

2. Administrative experience running a residency training program.

3. Experience in medical education.

4. Experience in working collaboratively with other mental health professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/30/2019
Application Due: 1/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time