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Vice Chief for Research and Innovation

University of Michigan - Dept of Internal Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021
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Michigan Medicine

Vice Chief for Research and Innovation

Tenure Track Faculty Investigator (Associate or Full Professor)

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine

Job Summary

The Division of General Medicine is the largest division within the University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, and one of the top academic general medicine divisions in the country. The division is home to over 145 faculty, including 30 outstanding research-focused faculty, both MDs and PhDs, who have a robust portfolio of extramurally funded research spanning important topics in health services research and health policy.

The Vice Chief for Research and Innovation will develop and lead research strategy for the division of general medicine.  Working in partnership with the Division Chief and Division Administrator, the Vice Chief will oversee the division’s research strategic, organizational, administrative, recruitment, evaluation and mentorship activities. An Endowed Professorship is available to outstanding candidates.


Interested applicants must possess an MD, MD/MPH (or other Masters Degree) or MD/PhD with active board certification in Internal Medicine.  Qualified candidates will be experienced researchers eligible for faculty appointment at UM Medical School at the Associate Professor level or above in the tenure track, with a strong track record of extramurally funded research, publication, and mentorship.  This Vice Chief of Research will hold a faculty position at 1.0 FTE at the time of appointment, with 25% effort dedicated to the Vice Chief role, with the expectation of 20% clinical activity at UM or VA with the remaining 55% dedicated to funded scholarly research activity.

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The University of Michigan is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty, and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website.

How to Apply - Application Deadline is December 15, 2021

Please submit a cover letter that includes a statement of interest in the position, current and future research plans, a brief description of clinical and leadership experience, and include a CV with contact information to for review by:

Eve A. Kerr, MD, MPH, MACP
Chief, Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan
North Campus Research Complex
2800 Plymouth Road, Building 16, Room 430W
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-2800

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