Assistant Professor Psychiatrist - Rush University Medical Center


Movement Disorders – Psychiatry – Clinical Faculty

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL


The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, is expanding its Behavioral and Cognitive Movement Disorders program.  We are seeking an Assistant Professor Psychiatrist to join one part-time movement disorder Psychiatrist, three Neuropsychologists and eleven full-time Movement Disorders specialists to support our mission focused on Patient Care, Research and Education.


Applicants should have experience with psychiatric conditions, including depression and anxiety.  Additional expertise in neurological disease or movement disorders would be ideal. Psychiatrists participate in and contribute to weekly or monthly pre-surgical case conferences for deep brain stimulation and focused ultrasound candidates, as well as all-discipline team consultation meeting for Huntington’s disease clinic. Opportunities for involvement in clinical research and supervision of psychiatry residents are also available.


Rush University holds several Centers of Excellence designations and is the most stable program in Chicagoland. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. This position will be predominantly clinically focused, with opportunities for research collaboration and educational initiatives.


Qualified candidates will have an M.D. in Psychiatry, be licensed in the State of Illinois and be Board Certified or eligible in Psychiatry. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to patient care, resident education, clinical medicine and research.  Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or higher commensurate with their experience and accomplishments in Rush Medical College.  This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative at Rush University Medical Center.  The Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program sees approximately 6,000 adults and children per year, with all types of movement disorders. Fellows, students, Psychiatry, and videography are integral parts of the program.

Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise.

Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff.  Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.


Interested candidates, please send your CV and cover letter to:


Yulia Fedetska

Recruiter, Faculty Recruitment

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer