Associate/Full Professor (Chief, Division of Infectious Disease)
The University of Arizona Health Science Center (UAHS) seeks to advance the development of the College of Medicine – Phoenix’s academic profile through the recruitment of the College’s Division Chief of Infectious Disease within the Department of Internal Medicine.
The February 2015 completion of the 30-year academic affiliation agreement between the University of Arizona and Banner Health, provides a unique opportunity to further the growth of the College of Medicine-Phoenix (COM-P) through the development of a robust, academically oriented Division of Infectious Disease.
The Division Chief of Infectious Disease will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the Division. The Chief will be responsible for all planning, policy, operations and oversight of academic, research, and clinical programs of the Division. The Chief will have financial authority over the state-appropriated budget assigned to the division, extramural research funding received, philanthropic funding, and other financial matters for the division in accordance with applicable University policies and practices.
This position reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine within the College of Medicine – Phoenix for all academic activities. Consistent with the Academic Affiliation Agreement (AAA) between the University of Arizona and Banner Health, the Division Chief will have a matrix reporting relationship to the Chief Executive Officer of the Banner-University Medical Group (B-UMG) and CEO of B-UMC (Phoenix) for all clinical activities conducted at Banner-University Medical Center (Phoenix).
Consistent with the College’s foundational principle of collaboration, the Chief of Infectious Disease will work in close collaboration and partnership with others across the College of Medicine – Phoenix, University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) Deans, Department Heads, Institute and Center Directors, and with the College’s clinical partners. The Chief of Infectious Disease engages and interacts frequently with University of Arizona academic leadership and support units, University of Arizona Foundation, Banner-University Medicine leadership, key external stakeholders and community officials.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix anchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of the Sun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimize health and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies the University’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of Public Health, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona University’s College of Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities:
Educational and training programs
Patient care programs
Recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and staff
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Qualified candidates must possess a Doctor of Medicine (MD/DO) or equivalent degree from an accredited institution; AND be eligible for a University of Arizona academic appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher.
Board Certified (or participating in Maintenance of Certification (MOC) if lapsed) in Infectious Disease.
Eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Arizona.
Greater than 5 years of progressively complex administrative experience (e.g., program leader, center/section director, etc.) in an academic medical center setting.
Demonstrated track record of national distinction in teaching, clinical care and research discovery in an academic department of medicine or comparable environment.
Past and/or continued NIH-funding (as PI or Co-PI) OR similar sponsored-research portfolio and evidence of high impact scientific research including peer-reviewed publications in leading journals.
National distinction through service on NIH study section and/or national committee leadership in ATS, ACCP, SCCM or similar professional societies.
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic Serving Institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.