Department Name: 7H460:FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE
The Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking a faculty provider to serve as the Vice Chair of Academic Affairs. The Vice Chair of Academic Affairs of the UK Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) will fulfill essential executive, scholarship and leadership responsibilities related to the academic programs for a vibrant and growing department in the College of Medicine. This individual will report to the Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Specific responsibilities will include: assisting the Chair with consultation of programmatic leads, organizing and coordinating the UME, GME, CE academic strategy as part of the Strategy Map for the Department of Family & Community Medicine, as well as assisting in succession planning. The Vice Chair will also work to establish a cohesive, well-functioning work group for programmatic leaders that encourages educational excellence. This position will also: manage the operations of the academic affairs for the DFCM, support the programmatic leaders, such as clerkship and residency program directors, to ensure strategic plan-based goals are achieved, manage all academic metrics for the DFCM, and serve in a supporting role for faculty in academic leadership career tracks.
Additional duties will include: develop, implement, and manage the DFCM Faculty Development and Mentoring programs, promote educational scholarly activities in the DFCM, and develop and implement a leadership skills program for academic and clinical staff with a goal to increase diversity and inclusivity of underrepresented minorities and/or those from rural areas in staff leadership roles and positions.
To apply, please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Demonstrated ability in patient care. Demonstrated ability in teaching in the patient care setting. Ability to relate with internal and external constituencies of the Medical Center.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
M.D., D.O. degree or equivalent.
Required Related Experience:
Demonstrated academic leadership in a Family Medicine program
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Board eligible or certified in Family Medicine. Must obtain and/or hold a license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.