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Chair, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics

Employer
Spencer Stuart Chicago
Location
Charlottesville, Virginia
Salary
commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Oct 4, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Executive
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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UVA Health and University of Virginia School of Medicine has announced a national search for the next Chair of Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics (MPBP).

UVA Health is an academic health system that strives to provide excellence, innovation, and exceptional quality to the care of patients, the training of health professionals, and the creation and sharing of knowledge within a culture that promotes equity, diversity, and inclusivity. The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics (MPBP) is the second largest basic science department in UVA Health. While the breadth of research topics is extensive, the culture of the department is focused on collaborative and synergistic interactions with a shared commitment to impactful research and training.

The Chair of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics (MPBP) will ensure and enable excellence in scientific discovery in physiology and biophysics and foster collaborations within the Department and across UVA. While the Chair has overall responsibility for operations and strategy across the Department, sustaining a thriving education enterprise is paramount. This position requires a renowned investigator and experienced leader with a proven record of exemplary scholarship, innovation in education and training, success in recruiting and developing faculty, and community engagement.

IDEAL EXPERIENCE

Excellence Leading Scientists

Success fostering the scientific success of others in a complex, high-achieving, and prominent academic institution.

Impact on the Field

Substantial contributions to the fields of physiology, structural biology and/or membrane biology; national engagement and visibility, and distinction in developing the next generation of investigators.

Business and Operational Management

Effective development and management of the organization and resources that provide the foundation for a successful department.

Recruitment and Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Accomplishment in retention, recruitment, development, and mentorship of outstanding faculty, staff, and trainees, including those traditionally underrepresented in medicine and science.  Demonstrated ability and interest in serving as an agent of progress in advancing racial equity and addressing healthcare disparities.

Education, Certification, Licensure

Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree.

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