The University of Cincinnati (UC), College of Medicine (COM) invites applications and nominations for the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine. The Department is made up of nine divisions and is a leader within the College and Health System. Committed to the tripartite mission, the Department has exceled in multiple areas, notably innovation in medical student and resident education and clinical excellence. Researchers in each division have extensive support from the National Institutes of Health as well as other federal and private agencies, industries and donors.
Amid dramatic changes in healthcare, urgency for scientific breakthroughs, and transformation of medical education, UC has the highest aspiration for this department. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Medicine, the Chair will model next-level leadership: empowering faculty and staff, setting a tone of shared purpose with the College and health system, establishing the highest standards in quality of patient care, educational outcomes, research impact, and financial stewardship, through an inclusive and equitable style of leadership. S/he is responsible for recruitment, development, and retention of an excellent, diverse faculty. The Chair will foster opportunities to expand research across divisions, with a focus on interdisciplinary and collaborative team-based scholarship. S/he will champion the work of the Department by promoting partnerships across the College of Medicine, with other divisions and departments, UC Health, community partners and other external stakeholders. The Chair will elevate the department in all its missions to true distinctiveness. This is a moment of true transformation at a systems level.
The COM seeks an outstanding MD or MD/PhD clinician with substantial leadership experience, a record of building research, and the ability to sustain partnerships that advance the academic, research, and clinical missions of the Department. The successful candidate will be an accomplished leader who understands current trends in healthcare and medical education, wants to make an impact on medical training, and values the tripartite mission academic medical institutions promote. It is of the utmost importance that the Chair supports these missions as a visible, democratic, and collaborative leader who stands as an advocate for patients, learners, staff and faculty members within the Department, College of Medicine, and University as a whole.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
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 Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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