The Department of Neurological Surgery at Indiana University Health Physicians, Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Children’s Hospital is seeking a Chief for the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery.
The Division Chief must be prepared to lead collaborative multi-disciplinary clinical, education and research efforts in all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery. Strategic initiatives are ongoing in epilepsy and neurooncology for Riley Children’s Hospital and the newly formed IU Neuroscience Institute will be supportive of growth and innovation in these and several other areas.
Provide oversight, guidance and mentorship of the pediatric neurosurgical faculty for clinical quality, professional development and scientific rigor
Work with Neuroscience Institute leadership and the Departmental Chair to grow programs and conduct outreach in the state and the region
Potential for leadership roles in hospital advisory positions and committees
Potential for joint appointment as Residency Program Director and/or Vice Chair for Education for the Department or Vice Chair for Quality, should the candidate have the requisite qualifications and interest Responsibilities:
Bring professionals of disparate backgrounds together to build upon high-quality existing programs
Provide a sustained vision for future growth
Promote diversity and inclusion within the division
Utilize operational skills and experience to enhance health care delivery models
Contribute academically to the department, the institute and the IU School of Medicine
At the IU School of Medicine, we offer focused, systematic and sustained programs that are aligned with three foundational pillars of diversity and inclusion: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence. Therefore, we are looking for applicants who can help ensure all our mission areas are inclusive and equitable.
Experienced pediatric neurosurgeons only; the successful candidate will be at the current academic rank of Professor or eligible for such promotion
Academic productivity in the form of ongoing research funding and a track record of consistent high-level publications is sought
Subspecialty focus in fetal surgery, spinal deformity, peripheral nerve, neurovascular neurosurgery or neurooncology is of interest but not required
Strong spirit of service and commitment to patient-centered care, transparency, cooperativity, flexibility, and leadership
Exceptional communication skills
Excellence in surgical training and education
Completion of neurological surgery residency and pediatric neurosurgery fellowship accredited by the ACPNF
Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery
Additional certification in pediatric neurosurgery by the ABNS and the ABPNS
Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. Physician MD/DO licensed or eligible in Indiana
Visa sponsorship available; H-1B
Dual employment with IUHP and IUSM
Faculty appointment in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the IUSM
Department Contact for Questions:
Angie Worzala; email@example.com
OAA #: IUSM009312016
Internal Number: 10005
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