Associate Professor And Chair, Urology, Knoxville - 210000010B
THIS IS AN INTERNAL POSITION LOCATED IN KNOXVILLE, TN
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF UROLOGY
The UT Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) seeks an outstanding and dynamic individual to lead the Department of Urology as Chair.
Academic Rank: Associate Professor or Professor. This is currently an internal search and only open to existing UT faculty.
The Department Chair will drive the organizational mission of healing, education and discovery, and oversee the educational, research, and clinical activities of the department. The Department Chair reports directly to the Dean, UT Graduate School of Medicine, and serves as Service Chief for Urology for the University Health System's University of Tennessee Medical Center. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Oversight and monitoring of measures and initiatives regarding patient care quality and safety
Ensuring the department meets all UTHSC and GSM policies and guidelines for financial management in addition to assuming responsibility for all GSM finances
Leads the department in developing excellence in scholarly activity, including education and research
Recruiting, mentoring and developing faculty to promote regional and national departmental recognition
Promoting and modeling wellness among faculty, staff and trainees
Providing leadership in the implementation of the strategic plan of the medical center including clinical integration
Fostering collaboration with industry and institutions, such as the University of Tennessee - Knoxville and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), to advance the research/innovation mission
Perform faculty and staff performance evaluations
Commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, diversity and inclusion
MD degree or equivalent, from an accredited medical school
Board certification in Urology, credentials for licensure in the State of Tennessee, and medical staff appointment to the University of Tennessee Medical Center
Knowledge of current trends in Urology, Medical Education, and the professional and business practices of the health care system
Proven leadership and success in developing leaders
Accomplished and nationally recognized in research, innovation, clinical service or education/teaching
Involvement in national/regional professional organizations in Urology
Demonstration of fiscal responsibility and management success
Ability to foster partnerships and work collaboratively
Strong communication, advocacy, strategic thinking and team-building skills
Application Process: The Search Committee invites applications (letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references), to be electronically submitted with the application. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
UT is ideally located in beautiful East Tennessee, at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, affording metropolitan conveniences coupled with rural charm.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Other Locations US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Knox Urology
Job Posting Jun 7, 2021, 9:42:32 PM
Internal Number: 210000010B
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.