Associate or Full Professor (Chief, Division of Pulmonary-Critical Care) (NTE or TE/T) (Phoenix, AZ)
University of Arizona
June 7, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
College / University
Department: COM Phx Internal Medicine (0669)
Medical SubSpeciality: Pulmonary-Critical CareMed.
Location: Greater Phoenix Area
Position Summary: Consistent with the goals and objectives of the University of Arizona's “Never Settle” strategic plan, 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 inaugural Division Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care within the Department of Medicine.
The February 2015 completion of the 30year academic affiliation agreement between the University of Arizona and Banner Health, provides a unique opportunity to further the growth of the College of MedicinePhoenix (CoM-P) through the development of a robust, academically oriented Division of Pulmonary-Critical Care.
The inaugural Division Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the Division. The Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care will be responsible for all planning, policy, operations and oversight of academic, research, and clinical programs of the Division. The Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care will have financial authority over the stateappropriated 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. The Division Chief will have discretion in the recruitment and retention of division faculty who will have a direct reporting line to the Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care.
This position reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine within the College of Medicine – Phoenix for all academic activities. Consistent with the Academic Affiliation Agreement (AAA) between the University of Arizona and Banner Health, the Division Chief will have a matrix reporting relationship to the Chief Executive Officer of the Banner-University Medical Group (B-UMG) and CEO of B-UMC (Phoenix) for all clinical activities conducted at Banner-University Medical Center (Phoenix).
Consistent with the College's foundational principle of collaboration, the Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care will work in close collaboration and partnership with others across the College of Medicine – Phoenix, University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) Deans, Department Heads, Institute and Center Directors, and with the College's clinical partners. The Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care engages and interacts frequently with University of Arizona academic leadership and support units, University of Arizona Foundation, Banner-University Medicine leadership, key external stakeholders and community officials.
Qualified candidates must possess a doctor of medicine (MD) degree from an accredited institution and be eligible for a University of Arizona academic appointment at the Associate or Full Professor rank click here for additional information.
Duties & Responsibilities Provide leadership and management of day to day operations of the Pulmonary-Critical Care.
The Division Chief, Pulmonary-Critical Care is responsible for recruitment, supervising, compensation and retention of faculty in consideration of UA (“Never Settle”), UAHS, College, and B-UMG strategic plans and initiatives to accomplish the tripartite mission of the University.
Mentor junior faculty in the Division to help fulfill their career aspirations and succeed as future academic leaders
Educational and training programs:
The Division Chief, Pulmonary-Critical Care will collaborate with Academic Affairs and other educational offices at the College to ensure the department and his/her faculty are advancing the mission of the medical student, graduate student, and graduate medical education teaching programs. The Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care is responsible for maintaining liaison with other clinical and/or basic science departments to foster an integrated teaching environment for the College.
The Division Chief will be responsible for ensuring outstanding educational experiences are available to the pulmonary/critical care fellows in order to maintain ACGME accreditation and strategically grow the programs.
The Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care has the responsibility to encourage and support research creativity and productivity within the department, across the College and UAHS and with the College's key partners.
Provide leadership oversight and effective management of an active program of independent, extramurally funded basic, translational or clinical research in area of research expertise/specialization.
Patient care programs:
The Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care is the clinical role model and leader of the department's clinical activities. The Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care works with the Dean, Department Head and the B-UMG CEO to coordinate the clinical activities of the Division. The Division Chief is responsible for ensuring clinical excellence and achieving quality metrics.
Engage community physicians in collaborative programs.
Provide direct patient care in the inpatient and/or ambulatory setting as a licensed and fully credentialed provider as a member of Banner-University Medical Group.
Collaborate with leadership to define signature programs unique to B-UMG and CoM-P
Finances and budget:
The Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care is responsible for ensuring the fiscal accountability and sustainability of the department working with the College's Business Affairs Office.
Diversity and inclusion:
The Chief of Pulmonary-Critical Care is responsible for encouraging and supporting diversity among a Department's constituents, creating an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, and acceptance and work in partnership with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Qualified candidates must possess a doctor of medicine (MD) degree from an accredited institution and be eligible for a University of Arizona academic appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher.
Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and 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.
Established and continuing independent NIH-funded (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 serviceoriented, 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.
If the individual selected for employment does NOT currently hold a faculty title with The University of Arizona College of MedicinePhoenix, he/she will be required to obtain faculty status. This will include obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate College review committee.
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.
Demonstrated outstanding leadership in major subspecialty division/section at an academic department of internal medicine.
Qualifications commensurate with tenure eligibility at UA CoM-P
Special Instructions Summary Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.
Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).
References: Please list 3 professional references including address, title, phone and email address.
If you currently hold a faculty appointment with the College of Medicine-Phoenix, please include the title in your letter.
If you do NOT currently hold a faculty appointment, please include a statement indicating your interest in applying for a faculty title with The University of Arizona College of Medicine- Phoenix.
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. 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 encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 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.