Associate/ Full Professor (Chief, Division of Infectious Disease) (NTE or TE/T) (Phoenix, AZ)

Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Posted
Mar 13, 2021
Closes
Apr 12, 2021
Specialty
Infectious Disease
Hours
Full Time

Department 

COM Phx Internal Medicine (0669) 

Medical Sub-Speciality 

Infectious Disease-Med. 

Location 

Greater Phoenix Area 

Position Summary 

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. 

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 

  • Faculty Affairs
  • Educational and training programs
  • Research programs
  • Patient care programs
  • Recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and staff

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • 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.
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient care, reflecting a service¬ oriented, team¬ based philosophy with hospital administration and health professional colleagues from all disciplines, departments and specialties.
  • Successful track record of recruitment and development of faculty, trainees, and students.
  • Evidence of successful program building beyond one’s own research group. Eligible for medical staff membership at BUMC-P.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Additional health profession degree (e.g., PhD, MPH, MS, etc.).
  • Experience in the development and successful implementation of new academic (educational, patient care, research) programs and services.
  • Demonstrates collaborative engagement with private practice community for mutual benefit in program development and patient care.
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership in major subspecialty division/section at an academic department of internal medicine.
  • Qualifications commensurate with tenure eligibility at UA COM-P

Rank 

To be determined. 

Tenure Information 

Multi-Year (MY) 

FLSA 

Exempt 

FTE 

1.0 

Full Time/Part Time 

Number of Hours Worked per Week 

40 

Benefits Eligible 

Yes - Full Benefits 

Posted Rate of Pay 

Commensurate with AAMC public school benchmark 

Job Category 

Medical Faculty 

Type of criminal background check required: 

Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department) 

Posting Detail Information 

Posting Number 

F22241 

Number of Vacancies 

One 

Desired Start Date 

Position End Date (if temporary) 

Limited to Current UA Employees 

No 

Contact Information for Candidates 

Open Date 

01/09/2020 

Close Date 

Open Until Filled 

Review Begins On 

01/16/2020 

Special Instructions Summary 

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.

Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).

References: Please list 3 professional references including address, title, phone and email address.

Diversity Statement 

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 an 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.

For more information about this opportunity and to apply, please visit https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/4344?c=arizona

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 an 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.