The University of Michigan Department of Pediatrics is seeking an experienced clinician-scholar to serve as the Director of the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology. The Director will lead a clinical team that currently includes four pediatric rheumatologists and a sports-medicine certified pediatrician; recruitment of at least 2-3 additional faculty members is anticipated. There is a well-established Pediatric Rheumatology fellowship program, and opportunity for joint Medicine/Pediatric Rheumatology fellowship training.
The Division Director is expected to oversee and expand clinical programs to deliver state-of-the-art rheumatology care, and promote the academic career development of junior faculty and fellows.
The successful candidate is expected to have a robust track record of scholarship and be eligible for appointment as an Associate/Full Professor (Instructional or Clinical track, track and rank depending on qualifications).
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Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Requirements include an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent degree; eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Michigan, and certification by the American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology sub-board. The successful candidate is expected to have a robust track record of scholarship. Evidence of clinical competence and competence in clinical and didactic teaching is expected.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 23-00224
About University of Michigan, Department of Pediatrics
The over 250 clinical, research, and instructional faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital are committed to accomplishing these mission goals in all domains of child health from specialty care to primary care to community/global outreach and to research from basic science to practice. We also have a commitment to student and house officer training to train the next generation of Pediatricians through our Pediatric Residency Program, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Combined Residency Program and greater than 15 fellowship programs.
The Department maintains a portfolio of research awards in excess of $25 million, primarily from federal funders. Doximity ranked the Pediatric Residency Program #1 in the state of Michigan and #4 in large public hospital systems. Information about the clinical efforts and programs of the faculty and are found at mottchildren.org.