Chair, Department of
Tulane University School of
Tulane University School of Medicine (Tulane SOM) invites
applications and nominations for the position of Chair, Department
The Department of Physiology at Tulane University School of
Medicine has a strong record of achievement in research and
teaching. With over 20 faculty and adjunct faculty, the
department's current research efforts include renal,
cardiovascular, endocrine, cellular, molecular and neurophysiology,
with a major focus on the pathophysiology of hypertension and the
role of the renin-angiotensin system.
Reporting to the Dean, School of Medicine, the Chair of
Physiology is responsible for overall management of the Department,
to include faculty recruitment, educational and research programs,
and short- and long-term strategic planning. This Chair will play
an instrumental role in shaping the department and have
accountability for the department's overall growth, including
research enterprise building and enhancement of educational
programs and global economic performance.
QUALIFICATIONS: Tulane SOM seeks an
accomplished academician and investigator with experience in
developing and leading research and educational programs and a
record of innovative and effective administrative experience. We
seek candidates who have excellent interpersonal and communication
skills and demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse academic
environment. Candidates must hold the degree of Ph.D., and possess
qualifications for appointment at the rank of tenured Associate
Professor or Professor.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: WittKieffer has
been retained to assist in this recruitment. Inquiries,
nominations, and applications are invited. Applications must
include a curriculum vitae and should be submitted electronically
Confidential inquiries may be addressed to Deborah (Dee) Wing,
MD, MBA, or Tricia Porter at 508-369-0231, the WittKieffer
consultants supporting this search. The review of applications will
begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Tulane University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity
and affirmative action employer.
Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.