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Medical Director, Bipolar Disorders, Lindner Center of HOPE

University of Cincinnati
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job Overview

Lindner Center of HOPE (LCOH) is a nationally renowned psychiatric center of excellence located in Mason, Ohio, committed to providing state of the art treatment to patients at all levels of care. LCOH is part of the UC Health network and affiliated with the Mayo Clinic and the National Network of Depression Centers. Psychiatrists receive faculty appointments through the University of Cincinnati Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, one of the top 20 psychiatry departments in the country. Final rank of faculty appointment is commensurate with experience. There is the opportunity to teach psychiatry residents and medical students.

We continue to expand our services and are looking for a psychiatrist to serve as the Medical Director of Bipolar Disorders to join our team. The Medical Director of Bipolar Disorders will be mentored and trained by Dr. Susan McElroy, Chief Research Officer, who is internationally known for her research in bipolar disorder, eating disorders, obesity, impulse control disorders and pharmacology. She currently oversees multiple ongoing studies in mood, anxiety, eating and impulse control disorders, genetics, and psychopharmacology.

Relocation and sign-on package available.

The Greater Cincinnati community has professional and collegiate sports teams, outstanding performing arts groups, and a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Three of the top 10 Ohio school districts are in the Greater Cincinnati area. Come enjoy a collegial atmosphere practicing on the cutting edge of mental health care.

Essential FunctionsThe Medical Director of Bipolar Disorders will see adult and child and adolescent patients (if board-certified) with bipolar disorder in the outpatient setting and be available for consultation for complex inpatient and residential patients when needed. There is the opportunity to conduct research in bipolar disorders.

Required Education

MD or DO

Required Trainings/Certifications
  • Ohio License
  • Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry.
Additional Qualifications Considered
  • Board certified or board eligible in Adult, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry or dual board certification certified Family Medicine/Psychiatry, Internal Medicine/Psychiatry, Neurology/Psychiatry).
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience treating patients with bipolar disorder.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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