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- Residency Program Director - Tulsa, OK
- Chief, Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Associate or Full Professor - Worcester, MA
- Associate Professor/Professor - Kansas City, KS
- Director, Research
- Research Faculty - Rochester, NY
- CTSI Navigators - Indiana
- Dean - Montgomery, AL
- Chair - Richmond, VA
Residency Program Director
The University of Oklahoma, OU-TU School of Community Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Applications are invited from high energy, results-oriented individuals for the position of Residency Program Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine at the OU-TU School of Community Medicine. This is an outstanding opportunity to lead and grow a successful program in a community-based academic medical setting to the next level of excellence.
The Director will be responsible for overseeing the ongoing development of the residency program and maintaining current competencies to meet the everchanging requirements of the ACGME. Constant tweaking and updating of curriculum, processes, procedures and educational modalities will be encouraged to remain on the cutting edge of graduate medical education and to attract the best possible candidates.
The position will have a dual reporting relationship to the Chair of the Department of Family & Community Medicine and the Dean for Graduate Medical Education & Designated Institutional Official.
The successful candidate will be an M.D. or D.O. who is board certified in Family Medicine, with successful prior educational leadership experience in a Family Medicine Residency Program and will meet the requirements as determined by the ACGME. He/she will demonstrate scholarship, research, clinical and service accomplishments that would merit the rank of Associate Professor or higher. He/she will have a record of successful experience in academic leadership and mentoring, outstanding clinical and teaching skills, a track record of productive collaborative research efforts, and the demonstrated ability to create and build programs in a vibrant academic family and community medicine environment.
The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Nominations and applications, including an individual curriculum vita and a letter of interest, should be submitted in confidence to:
Alexander, Wollman & Stark
The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Posting expires 1/8/19
Chief, Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Associate or Full Professor
Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences (PQHS) at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School
The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences (PQHS) at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School in Worcester, MA, is recruiting a tenured or tenure-eligible faculty member at the Associate or Full Professor level for Chief of the Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science. Our collective vision is that PQHS is a powerhouse for promoting the best health and well-being for all through science, community-engagement, and education.
The Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science strives to improve population health through the development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based interventions that utilize technology-assisted approaches. Division faculty are experts in cutting-edge study designs and a variety of quantitative and qualitative methodologies and use these approaches to conduct innovative research focused on how informatics applications, broadly construed (e.g., mobile applications, EHR/PHR-delivered interventions (care-team facing and patient-facing), application of natural processing and machine learning methodology), can be employed to promote health and transform the experience and delivery of health care. We seek qualified candidates who are established leaders in health informatics and/or implementation science; candidates who have a history of excellence in one area and of collaboration in the other are encouraged. Candidates should also have a history of receiving and maintaining an NIH-funded research program to : (1) further energize the vibrant cadre of scientists in the Division, (2) mentor junior faculty, fellows, students and other trainees, (3) extend existing collaborations across academic institutions and clinical health systems, and (4) envision creative new avenues for growth in the domains of health informatics and implementation science.
PQHS was founded in June, 2009 and currently has over 37 primary faculty members distributed across 4 Divisions: Health Informatics and Implementations Science; Biostatistics and Health Services Research; Epidemiology; and Preventive and Behavioral Medicine. PQHS also hosts a doctoral program in Clinical and Population Health Research, a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation degree program, and multiple NIH-funded training programs, including two programs in Implementation Science, and a methodology consulting and service unit, the Quantitative Methods Core. For 2018, the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research placed PQHS as third in the nation for NIH funding garnered by similar departments housed within US medical schools. We currently have more than $20 million in active NIH funding. UMass is a collaborative and dynamic institution that has held a Clinical and Translation Science Award since 2010; the Medical School now garners over $250 million dollars in annual extramural funding. PQHS is a key driver of clinical and translational research at UMass. UMass Medical School is the academic partner of UMass Memorial Health Care and Baystate Health, the largest health care providers in Central and Western Massachusetts. This position brings the opportunity to build partnerships our partner clinical systems and clinical departments within UMass. In addition, this position includes an opportunity for a joint appointment at the Veterans Administration Center of Innovation in Health Services Research at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Health Administration (VA) Medical Center in Bedford, MA. Joint appointment with VA offers opportunities for collaboration with VA informatics researchers nationwide at a pivotal moment, as VA prepares for nationwide implementation of their new EHR.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, educational experience, and contact information for five references to www.academicjobsonline.org. Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to PQHS.firstname.lastname@example.org. Further details about PQHS are at www.umassmed.edu/pqhs.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Medical School recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.
Posting expires 11/30/19
Associate Professor/Professor Faculty Positions in Population Science
University of Kansas Cancer Center
The University of Kansas Cancer Center is seeking two mid- to senior-level faculty dedicated to research in cancer prevention, control and/or survivorship. We seek outstanding candidates who will play a major role in KUCC’s population science initiatives, with a focus on tobacco control, cancer screening, lifestyle/obesity, genetic testing, or cancer care delivery. Ideal candidates will have a progressive research agenda aimed at accelerating uptake of evidence-based practices in cancer prevention and control within an expanding learning health network that includes more than 75 primary care practices and 15 cancer treatment sites. Candidates with an interest in rural cancer control or with an interest in leadership positions within the Cancer Center are strongly encouraged to apply.
The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the region's only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center where patients gain access to the most promising therapies, cutting-edge clinical trials and world class research. The Cancer Prevention and Control Program includes over 50 scientists across 3 campuses and multiple schools and departments (e.g., Population Health, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology) located at KU Medical Center, KU Lawrence, and Children’s Mercy Hospital. Population health scientists have strong long-standing collaborations with many community and clinical partners throughout region in both urban and rural locations, providing a rich environment for impactful community-engaged research. KU Medical Center is home to a large PCORnet that brings together data from a diverse patient population across 9 states.
Position Requirements: Candidates should have a MD or PhD in any population science discipline, an independent and collaborative extramurally funded research program, and a demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed publications.
The faculty rank for these positions is open and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Assistant Professor applicants with a promising track record of extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications will be considered. We offer a competitive compensation package which includes start up package and paid relocation.
KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
For more information or to apply, please contact Theresa Leinwetter, Director of Human Resources, University of Kansas Cancer Center, email@example.com
Posting expires 11/12/19
College of Family Physicians of Canada, Research Department
The CFPC is seeking a visionary leader to oversee and enhance academic family medicine research services on behalf of the College. Join their leadership team as Director, Research.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Academic Family Medicine, the Director, Research, is responsible for all Research Department activities including building the capacity for family medicine research among the College’s membership and in the Canadian health care system. The Director, Research, will also support the CFPC’s growth as a national leader in family medicine research.
Working closely with the CFPC’s Section of Researchers and its Council, the Director, Research, supports the implementation of the strategic plan—Section of Researchers Blueprint 2018–2023—and builds relationships with key stakeholders in clinical, academic, and government environments at all levels.
The successful candidate will be a family physician who holds the CCFP Special Designation or a health care executive leader from the clinical, academic research, or health care sectors. Ideal candidates will have master’s-level preparation in a relevant field and/or equivalent research leadership experience. This position is available as full-time or part-time to provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to continue with external clinical/research pursuits.
Please forward a CV in confidence to Robb Callaghan: email: firstname.lastname@example.org; tel: 289-238-9079.
Posting expires 12/31/19
University of Rochester Department of Family Medicine
Seeking Physician or PhD (or equivalent) to join our Family Medicine Research Faculty Group
Faculty Appointment │ Competitive Salary │ Generous UR Benefits │ Research Funding
The University of Rochester, Department of Family Medicine has well-established and continuously-funded programs of research on communication in healthcare, healthcare disparities, and population health, with a particular focus on promoting health equity. Our team has focused on pragmatic approaches to improving care for underserved minority populations (specifically in the areas of HIV/AIDS, depression, hypertension, cancer and other chronic conditions) and including improving access to care , access to care for deaf sign language users and people with hearing loss. Other areas of focus include end-of-life decision-making and clinician mindfulness.
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian, and nonprofit research university and one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. It forms the centerpiece of the University of Rochester’s health research, teaching and patient care missions. We have a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff, all committed to the University’s motto of “Meliora” – Ever Better.
Over the last five years, URMC has garnered more than $1.18 billion in biomedical research, landing the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in the top 26th percentile of U.S. medical centers in federal research funding. Family Medicine research faculty have received over $18 million in grant funding in the last 5 years through federal awards, foundations, and the prestigious Clinical Research Professor award from the American Cancer Society. URMC was one of the first 12 academic medical centers to receive a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health and has been continually funded by this grant for a total of $86 million. URMC is also the Coordinating Center for the CTSA program nationally. Notably, Family Medicine faculty hold leadership roles within the CTSI and the Coordinating Center.
Dr. Colleen Fogarty, Chair of UR Family Medicine, will be available at the 2019 NAPCRG Annual Conference. To learn more about our opportunity and share your interest, please email Colleen_Fogarty@URMC.Rochester.edu or call (585) 506-1364.
Posting expires 12/1/19
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine, in collaboration with the Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), is seeking outstanding candidates to support the Scholarly Concentrations Program at our regional campuses. These positions will serve as academic appointees, contributing to the basic and clinical research, service, and teaching missions on the regional campus as well as serving as Indiana CTSI Navigators.
Scholarly Concentrations are optional experiences that complement the core medical school curriculum and empower students to delve into topics such as Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Health Integration and Healthy Aging, Rural Health, Urban Medicine and Health Care Disparities, and more. Students completing a Scholarly Concentration benefit from the school’s statewide network of experts and resources, receive unique mentorship opportunities, develop skills, and complete scholarly projects that are valuable for residency applications and professional development.
The CTSI is dedicated to leveraging and strengthening the state’s life sciences community to achieve better health for people in Indiana. CTSI has research partnerships with Indiana University, Purdue University, the University of Notre Dame, and life sciences, businesses and community organizations that span all 92 counties in Indiana. It has received multi-million-dollar grants from the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program at the NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) to build research infrastructure, recruit talent and identify the Indiana’s greatest health challenges.
These academic appointees will provide expertise in the scholarly concentration subject areas, such as conducting research, writing manuscripts and grant proposals, and teaching. These positions will mentor and support students in completing scholarly projects, manuscripts and poster presentations. In addition, these positions serve as the regional campuses’ CTSI navigators working collaboratively with faculty, staff and students to access resources available through the CTSI. The CTSI Navigator also serve as connectors for their campuses to the statewide system and research infrastructure created by the CTSI, including the clinical mission (e.g. subject recruitment). The Navigator will also promote CTSI programs (pilot funding, program services, etc) and act as the campus champion for new CTSI initiatives.
To learn more about the specific opportunities, please visit the job postings at the link below.
- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Muncie Campus - Lifestyle choices regarding physical activity, nutrition, stress management and social support are major factors contributing to health outcomes. Changes in these behaviors can lead to better health outcomes, reduce health care costs and improve community health. Through this concentration, students learn how to help patients implement evidence-based lifestyle choices with a team of exercise physiologists, nutritionists, mental/behavioral health counselors, social workers and other health professionals. https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8594
- Urban Medicine and Health Care Disparities, Northwest-Gary Campus - This concentration provides students with an understanding of the historical and contemporary barriers that exist for the nation’s medically underserved in urban areas. Through coursework, students will investigate authentic cross-cultural and linguistic issues in health care and be able to demonstrate how sensitivity to such issues improves health care for all. Through scholarly project work, students will act as advocates by developing interventions to address or reduce health disparities. https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8596
- Rural Health, Terre Haute Campus - Rural communities are suffering; rates of drug addiction, chronic disease and suicide are high among this particular group. IU School of Medicine is a leader in rural medical education, and this concentration is an excellent opportunity for students who want to go into family medicine to learn about rural communities and their unique concerns. https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8593
- Health Integration and Healthy Aging, Fort Wayne Campus – Emphasizing patient-centered care, this concentration focuses on improving outcomes while reducing costs of healthcare for patients/populations in a community setting. Based on Health Systems Science, topics include value-based care, care coordination, and healthcare policy/leadership examined through the lens of healthy aging. https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8597
Minimum Degree Requirements:
- Master’s degree for Academic Specialist, Lecturer, or Research Associate appointment types
- Doctoral degree for Clinical, Scientist, or Tenure track appointment types
- Expertise in area of scholarly concentration
- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Muncie Campus
- Urban Medicine and Health Care Disparities, Northwest-Gary Campus
- Rural Health, Terre Haute Campus
- Health Integration and Healthy Aging, Fort Wayne Campus
- Ability and experience teaching in subject area
- Familiarity with conducting scholarly work, such as writing manuscripts and grants for research programs
- Experience mentoring and supporting students through scholarly projects, manuscripts and poster presentations
- Successful publication in topical area identified above
- Grant funding in topical area identified
- Project collaboration within academia and community.
- Successful partnerships with community physicians
Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer committed to building a diverse learning environment and on supporting the professional development of ethnic minorities, women, and people with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Posting expires 11/10/19
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Montgomery Regional Medical Campus (MRMC)
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) welcomes applications and nominations for the Dean of the Montgomery Regional Medical Campus (MRMC). The Dean leads a vitally important pillar of the UAB School of Medicine, one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers. MRMC excels at its mission of improving primary care and community health in a region marked by a history of health disparities and, more recently, positive change in a city undergoing remarkable revitalization.
Reporting to the senior associate dean for medical education in the UAB School of Medicine and working in close partnership with executive leadership of partner health systems in Montgomery and Selma, the Dean leads the campus. The Dean plays a highly visible and influential role in improving the health of a broad swath of the state, in innovating medical education, and as representative to a community that prizes the campus and its impact on the region.
The campus was founded in the late 1960s to develop graduate medical education programs for the training of the next generation of physicians for the state and for providing high quality clinical care to patients in the River Region. Strong residency programs in Montgomery and Selma grew steadily. High-functioning partnerships with affiliated health systems and dedicated community physicians drove its success. In 2012, the UAB School of Medicine established the Montgomery Regional Medical Campus which expanded to include training for third- and fourth year students.
UAB seeks a highly collaborative leader able to expand thriving relationships with all stakeholders. The next Dean will be a proven leader deeply committed to medical education, healthcare delivery, and the health of populations. The Dean will recruit and support a strong faculty and staff, sustain a high-quality and innovative approach to medical education, and will incentivize and nurture a culture of engagement and quality. They will further the school’s relationship with the community of Montgomery and the broader region through active involvement with a board of community leaders, elected officials, industry, and the public broadly.
UAB has retained the search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in this recruitment.
APPLICATIONS, INQUIRIES & NOMINATIONS
All inquiries, nominations, and applications, should be directed in confidence to:
Philip Jaeger, Partner
Kahn Lee, Managing Associate
1300 19th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged. Interested candidates and applicants should submit their CV/resume and letter of interest to the above web address for full consideration.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work-life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A preemployment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
Posting expires 11/11/19
Department of Family Medicine & Population Health at VCU School of Medicine
The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health.
The Department of Family Medicine and Population Health is one of 19 clinical departments in the VCU Health System and was established in 1970 charged with the mission of preparing competent family physicians to care for the people of Virginia – and in that mission VCU School of Medicine has achieved outstanding success. Over 1,400 family medicine residents have been trained as well as thousands of medical students. The Department of Family Medicine and Population Health has furthered their mission and scope of influence through the merger with the former department of Epidemiology and Community Health in February 2013. This has allowed for expanded research capabilities in the efforts to improve population health and positions the department as potential leaders in the effective integration of primary care and public health.
The Chair will report to the Dean, School of Medicine. The Chair will serve as the department’s academic and administrative leader and will have responsibility for providing direction in research; educational programs; faculty recruitment, retention and development; budget management and oversight; and strategic planning. The successful candidate must articulate a vision that enhances the excellence of the department, fosters interdisciplinary collaboration across the University, and undertakes new initiatives while maintaining and growing the existing departmental clinical, research, and teaching missions. Successful candidates must be Board certified in Family Medicine and qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Professor. The candidate must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. All applications will be held in strict confidence. Virginia Commonwealth University is an EEO/AA employer.
For confidential consideration or to nominate a colleague, please submit a CV and letter of interest:
President & Managing Director
Posting expires 11/28/19