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College of Medicine Department Chairperson, Integrated Medical Education

Employer
Belmont University
Location
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 3, 2023

Job Details



College of Medicine Department Chairperson, Integrated Medical Education


We are now accepting applications for a qualified College of Medicine Department Chairperson, Integrated Medical Education at Belmont University.

Employment Type

Faculty

Internal Job Category

Tenure Track (Faculty)
Full-Time

Department

Office of Dean COM

Hours

N/A

Primary Duties and
Responsibilities:


The Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine (FCoM) is seeking a Chair to lead the Department of Integrated Medical Education. The Chair will report to the Dean and oversee the department’s faculty and administrative support. The Chair provides visionary leadership to the department and develops the strategic plan for high quality faculty teaching, scholarship, and research. The Chair is responsible for promoting a diverse and inclusive culture of academic excellence and a safe and respectful work environment. The Chair will serve on the Executive Leadership Team of the College, and will represent the department to external institutions, organizations, and agencies.

Academic Programs:
  • Lead departmental efforts in the assessment, study, and research of medical education in the FCoM to become recognized as a national leader in inter-professional, data-driven, and community-engaged medical education.
  • Oversee faculty members’ creation of the FCoM curriculum and their role to review and enhance the curriculum to meet program objectives and align with accreditation standards.
  • Promote innovative teaching methods, instructional technologies, and active learning techniques.
Research and Scholarship Initiatives:
  • Promote a vibrant research environment within the department.
  • Support faculty and students in conducting and collaborating on research and scholarly activities.
  • Facilitate the pursuit of research funding and publications.
  • Monitor and evaluate the departmental research programs.
Faculty Development:
  • Supervise procedures for recruiting, interviewing, and appointing new faculty members.
  • Evaluate faculty members and provide feedback and recommendations for their professional growth, including teaching effectiveness and scholarly activities.
  • Support faculty with appropriate and timely mentoring either personally, through senior departmental faculty, or other expert Belmont University faculty.
  • Oversee and make recommendations regarding promotion and/or tenure of faculty.
  • Promote a culture of excellence, collaboration, and diversity among faculty.
Administrative functions:
  • Develop and execute a strategic vision for the department that upholds the mission and vision of the Frist College of Medicine and Belmont University.
  • Provide effective leadership and management for the department's faculty, staff, and resources.
  • Develop and implement departmental policies and procedures in accordance with the institution's guidelines.
  • Manage the department's budget effectively, allocating resources to support teaching, research, and administrative needs.
  • Promote a diverse and inclusive culture of academic excellence and a safe and effective working and learning environment for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Assign faculty to teaching responsibilities, directorships, and committees within the department, and recommend department faculty for committee assignments outside the department.
  • Collaborate with the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs to oversee department review of faculty appointments and promotion.
  • Maintain all faculty files including all recommendations regarding faculty actions and teaching evaluations. Ensure that a faculty evaluation system is in place and the evaluation process is followed and monitored.
  • Supervise and annually evaluate Department staff.
  • Monitor the department faculty and staff to ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Mediate conflict that involves department faculty.
  • Conduct regular meetings of the department faculty.
Other:
  • Collaborate with FCoM leadership to sustain a culture of innovation and commitment to learning excellence.
  • Serve as liaison between FCoM, the department and its faculty, identifying the resources, priorities, and infrastructure necessary to support faculty efforts and faculty development.
  • Work with the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs to develop a strategy to enhance faculty engagement and well-being at the FCoM, including maintenance of an efficient and effective practice/research environment, cultivating personal resilience, and designing systems to support well-being.

Required Qualifications : Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.

PhD and/or Doctor of Medicine.
Evidence of robust administrative experience.
Demonstrated ability to manage faculty issues and concerns.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Experience with medical student curriculum development and implementation.
Evidence of scholarship in foundational, clinical, or educational research.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in inter-professional, inter-disciplinary, and inter-departmental teams.

Required Education • PhD and/or Doctor of Medicine.

Required Experience • Evidence of robust administrative experience. • Demonstrated ability to manage faculty issues and concerns. • Demonstrated excellence in teaching. • Experience with medical student curriculum development and implementation. • Evidence of scholarship in foundational, clinical, or educational research. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. • Ability to work effectively in inter-professional, inter-disciplinary, and inter-departmental teams. Please submit the required applicant documents: • Curriculum Vitae • Letter of Interest • List of Three References (noting contact information)

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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