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Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Employer
University of Cincinnati
Location
Cincinnati, Ohio
Salary
Competitive salary
Date posted
Jan 9, 2024

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Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

Job Overview
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine doctors transform the world of medicine. The Department of Emergency Medicine's world-renowned faculty and staff offer an outstanding research, teaching, and medical practice environment.

The University of Cincinnati (UC), College of Medicine (COM) invites applications and nominations for the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Medicine, the Chair will model next-level leadership empowering faculty and staff, setting a tone of shared purpose with the College and UC Health, and establishing the highest standards in patient care and educational outcomes, research impact, and financial stewardship.

Essential Functions
The Chair will be responsible for recruitment, development, and retention of an exceptional and diverse faculty. The Chair will foster opportunities to expand research across divisions and institutions, with a focus on interdisciplinary and collaborative team-based scholarship. The Chair will elevate the department in this moment of true transformation at a systems level and promote partnerships across the College of Medicine, UC Health, community partners and external stakeholders.

The applicant must demonstrate a record of educational and scholarly achievement, with recognition at the national level, and a strong commitment to advancing the practice and education of emergency medicine. The successful candidate will be an accomplished leader who understands current trends in healthcare and medical education and values the tripartite mission academic medical institutions promote. It is of the utmost importance that the Chair is a visible, democratic, and collaborative leader who advocates for patients, learners, staff and faculty members within the Department, College of Medicine, University and Health System.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An outstanding MD, MD/PhD, DO, or equivalent clinician with substantial leadership experience. Significant academic, clinical, and administrative experience in a University Health Science Center or comparable organization, preferably at the rank of a Professor or Associate Professor academically. American Board of Emergency Medicine Certified with demonstrated understanding of all elements of health care delivery, including strategy, business planning, operations, and finance.

Required Education
MD or MD/Ph.D.

Required Experience

  • Substantial leadership experience, a record of building research, and the ability to sustain partnerships that advance the academic, research, and clinical missions of the Department. An accomplished leader who understands current trends in healthcare and medical education and wants to make an impact on medical training and values the tripartite mission academic medical institutions promote.

Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience. Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage. Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program. Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans. Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave. Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents. Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

If interested, please apply online at https://bit.ly/48hULCN

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at https://www.uc.edu/careers.html.

For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at jobs@uc.edu.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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