UMASS POSITIONS: Vice Chair for Academic Affairs/Research Division Chief AND General Obstetrics ...

UMASS Memorial Medical Center
Worcester, Massachusetts
Mar 22, 2021
Mar 22, 2022
Full Time
Position Type
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs/Research Division Chief
General Obstetrics and Gynecology
UMass Memorial Medical Center
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UMass Memorial Health Care, the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is recruiting for two positions:

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs/ Research Division Chief:

In addition to clinical responsibilities, this specialist or subspecialist will be a member of the Ob/Gyn Department Chair’s executive leadership team in the combined roles of Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Research Division Chief.  You would be joining a Department with forty practitioners in five specialties (General Ob/Gyn (inclusive of Family Planning and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery), Gynecologic Oncology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and Urogynecology), twenty residents and five fellows (Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Maternal Fetal Medicine). The Vice Chair for Academic Affairs will provide leadership, strategic direction, and oversight for faculty professional development, education, and research. Significant focus and success will be measured through faculty mentorship, development, scholarship, and promotion. The role of Research Division Chief includes guiding day to day oversight and operations of research division.  Focus is on growth and sustainability of the division as measured by research faculty and/or faculty with research productivity including grant submissions, funded grants and contracts, and scholarly output. Candidates should be board-certified OB/GYN specialist or subspecialist.

Academic General Obstetrics and Gynecology:

We seek a board eligible or board certified OB/GYN to join a large general OB/GYN group that practices with subspecialty support at a tertiary care medical center based in Central Massachusetts Candidates should have experience and enthusiasm for patient care, medical student and resident education and clinical research. 

Benefits are excellent and include competitive salary and membership in a multi-specialty group practice plan, paid professional liability insurance, retirement plans, health, dental, life and disability insurance.

Located in central Massachusetts, Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts and in New England.  Worcester and the surrounding area have a strong and diverse economic base with family-oriented communities offering excellent school systems.  The cultural offerings are abundant.  Boston is only forty miles away, and lakes, beaches and mountains are all easily accessible. 

We value the advantages afforded only through a diverse workforce and encourage all to apply.

Please send a letter of interest and CV to:

Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, FACOG
Chair and Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
c/o Carolyn Jacobs
Manager of Physician Recruitment
Telephone 508-713-3156

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