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Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
Closing date
Mar 13, 2023

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The Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) seeks an individual with an outstanding record of operational leadership, clinical activities, research and educational achievement, and faculty/trainee recruitment and mentoring as its Chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Dynamic leadership, clear communication, strong interpersonal skills, high personal values and a keen strategic vision are crucial characteristics required for success. Reporting to the Dean of the Long School of Medicine, the Chair will be responsible for continuing to build excellence in the robust clinical and research programs, high quality graduate and undergraduate medical education, and a collegial interactive culture.

Candidates must have a MD, and academic experience consistent with eligibility for full Professor with tenure and must be board certified in the respective professional board with superb clinical skills.

The ideal candidate will have a widely recognized national reputation in their field and extensive financial management experience. The ability to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability across the Health Science Center is important. This is a wonderful opportunity for a visionary leader to have a permanent and beneficial impact on the field. 

UT Health San Antonio is a researchintensive institution located in rapidly growing San Antonio and it sits at the gateway to the picturesque Texas Hill Country. San Antonio is a vibrant, multicultural city with yearround recreational activities and an attractive cost-of-living.

To Apply: submit a letter of interest along with a current CV electronically to UT Health Careers Chair, Department of Psychiatry. Direct questions to Shelly Taylor, Long School of Medicine Chief of Staff at

UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. UT Health San Antonio is designated a Hispanic-serving institution. We are committed to excellence through advancing broad diversity among our faculty, staff and students. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

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