The University of Arizona Health Science Center (UAHS) seeks to advance the development of the College of Medicine – Phoenix’s academic profile through the recruitment of the College’s Division Chief of Infectious Disease within the Department of Internal Medicine.
The February 2015 completion of the 30-year academic affiliation agreement between the University of Arizona and Banner Health, provides a unique opportunity to further the growth of the College of Medicine-Phoenix (COM-P) through the development of a robust, academically oriented Division of Infectious Disease.
The Division Chief of Rheumatology will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the Division. The Chief will be responsible for all planning, policy, operations and oversight of academic, research, and clinical programs of the Division. The Chief will have financial authority over the state appropriated budget assigned to the division, extramural research funding received, philanthropic funding, and other financial matters for the division in accordance with applicable University policies and practices.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provide leadership and management of day to day operations of the Rheumatology Division:
Educational and training programs
Patient care programs
Recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and staff
Qualified candidates must possess a doctor of medicine (MD/DO) or equivalent degree from an accredited institution; AND be eligible for a University of Arizona academic appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher.
Board certified (or participating in Maintenance of Certification (MOC) if lapsed) in Rheumatology.
Eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Arizona.
Greater than 5 years of progressively complex administrative experience (e.g., program leader, center/section director, etc.) in an academic medical center setting.
Demonstrated track record of national distinction in teaching, clinical care and research discovery in an academic department of medicine or comparable environment.
Past and/or continued NIH-funding (as PI or Co-PI) OR similar sponsored-research portfolio and evidence of high impact scientific research including peer-reviewed publications in leading journals.
National distinction through service on NIH study section and/or national committee leadership in ATS, ACCP, SCCM or similar professional societies.
Demonstrated commitment to patient care, reflecting a service oriented, team based philosophy with hospital administration and health professional colleagues from all disciplines, departments and specialties.
Successful track record of recruitment and development of faculty, trainees, and students.
Evidence of successful program building beyond one’s own research group. Eligible for medical staff membership at BUMC-P.
Additional health profession degree (e.g., PhD, MPH, MS, etc.).
Experience in the development and successful implementation of new academic (educational, patient care, research) programs and services.
Demonstrates collaborative engagement with private practice community for mutual benefit in program development and patient care.
Demonstrated outstanding leadership in major subspecialty division/section at an academic department of internal medicine.
Qualifications commensurate with tenure eligibility at UA COM-P
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.