Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease and Geographic Medicine

Employer
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location
Dallas, Texas
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Faculty Position in the Division of Infectious Diseases

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking an accomplished, dynamic leader to serve as Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.  This individual will report to the Chair of Internal Medicine and will lead a diverse, dedicated team of outstanding Infectious Diseases specialists, innovative researchers, and enthusiastic educators. The ideal candidate will be a committed leader with expertise in Infectious Diseases, both from the clinical and scientific perspectives. The candidate must also meet the following requirements:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalent
  • Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Infectious Disease and eligible for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Texas
  • A distinguished record and national reputation in scholarly achievement, including research
  • A commitment to medical education, including teaching and training medical and graduate students, house staff, and fellows
  • A commitment to lead and support efforts to enhance the climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the division

Infectious Diseases Division, Facilities & Services:

  • An ACGME-accredited fellowship program
  • Highly dedicated faculty, a diverse mix of infectious diseases and outstanding basic and clinical research opportunities exist within the division. These include further growing programs in antimicrobial resistance, therapeutics, pathogenesis of tuberculosis, genomics and molecular epidemiology, health services research and transplant infectious diseases
  • With one of the largest HIV clinical programs in the country, numerous potential for clinical, translational and basic research programs in HIV are present

UT Southwestern Medical Center:

  • UT Southwestern is renowned for its Nobel prize-winning biomedical research programs and exceptional clinical services, NIH-funded CTSA; superb research programs in health services, basic and translational sciences, outstanding training programs in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties and a new School of Public Health opening in 2023
  • The faculty serve state of the art modern hospitals such as Clements University Hospital (~750 beds), Parkland Hospital, (~900 beds) and the Dallas VA (~290 beds)
  • Excellent healthcare plans, competitive salary, and retirement benefits
  • Dedicated academic time

Inquiries and nominations should be directed in confidence to Dr. Lance Terada, Search Committee Chair, Lance.Terada@utsouthwestern.edu.

Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.

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