Executive Chair, Clinical Sciences

Employer
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science welcomes applications for its next Executive Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences. Chicago Medical School is a 108-year-old community based medical school and one of five postgraduate health profession colleges within Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, which places a unique emphasis on interprofessional training and is located in the beautiful north shore area and diverse community of North Chicago. 

Chicago Medical School is seeking an experienced leader to serve as Executive Chair of our multidisciplinary Clinical Sciences Department. This Chair will ensure high-quality clinical education and academic achievement, as demonstrated in medical student outcomes, faculty engagement, and scholarly productivity. The successful candidate will be responsible for hiring and mentoring faculty, expanding clinical affiliations, nurturing student professional development, and fostering inclusion and interprofessionalism. In partnership with administrative leaders, the Executive Chair will develop and implement a strategic plan for continued growth and quality in clinical education. Candidates should have an MD or DO degree with Board Certification in any medical specialty.  

Advancing diversity and inclusion among our faculty are integral to Chicago Medical School’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. As such, we highly encourage applications from candidates who identify with groups historically underrepresented in medicine. 

Other key qualities we seek include strong verbal, writing, and organizational skills; creative problem-solving; nimble collaborative and team management skills; excellent interpersonal intelligence; and the highest degree of personal and professional integrity.