The School of Medicine, at the University of Missouri in Columbia, invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Dermatology. The Department of Dermatology consists of 12 faculty members, 11 residents and fellows, and a growing endowment supporting a chairmanship, dermatology research, the dermatology library, and a lectureship. The department has a 55 year history of excellence in its clinical and educational programs, and has grown a model clinical research enterprise. The department is mission based to serve the underserved and has used teledermatology to care for underserved patients throughout Missouri for 25 years. Dermatology faculty practice in seven clinic locations throughout the mid-Missouri area and work closely with MU primary care departments and other clinical practices to promote optimal patient care. In addition to general dermatology, the department offers subspecialty expertise in pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, melanoma care, psoriasis, rheumatology dermatology, Mohs surgery, contact dermatitis, and teledermatology.
We seek a candidate with evidence of proven leadership, strong interpersonal and management skills as well as an outstanding academic background. The successful candidate will have a compelling vision for the future of dermatology in a changing health care environment. Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree(s), and board certification in dermatology. They should possess a substantial background and experience in administrative leadership, clinical care, teaching, and a strong academic background.
MU is one of the few institutions in the country with colleges of medicine, veterinary medicine, agriculture, engineering, nursing, and health professions on one campus. At MU’s comprehensive academic medical center, scientists join clinicians in producing lifesaving discoveries and delivering them to patients through a far-reaching network of hospitals, clinics, and telehealth sites. The School of Medicine’s more than 660 faculty physicians and scientists educate more than 1,100 medical students, residents, fellows and other students seeking advanced degrees. Their research is focused on potentially lifesaving discoveries that focus on the most prevalent health problems for the state and nation.
Applications from minorities and women are strongly encouraged. For more information: https://medicine.missouri.edu/departments/dermatology
For more information call 573-882-1029 or email Frederick W. Fraunfelder MD, MBA Chair of the Search Committee (email@example.com) or Kirsten Malinee (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, CV, and list of three references.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action, pro-disabled and veteran employer and is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will have the following qualifications or attributes: Hold an MD or MD/PhD degree, and must have or be able to easily obtain a Missouri medical license and academic accomplishments that merit appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure; A history of extramural funding and an established record of excellence in teaching and research.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated effective leadership, management and communication with faculty, staff, students, and other administrators; Commitment to innovative strategies in diversity and inclusion initiatives as it applies to faculty, staff and students; Familiar with national trends in undergraduate, graduate, and medical education; and passionate about improving education for all students; A strong collaboration record and willingness to collaborate with others; and Willingness to adopt a transparent, open-minded, respectful and approachable leadership style. Prior administrative experience or leadership at successive levels of responsibility; An understanding and commitment to the mission of an AAU Research 1 university and the School of Medicine mission; Experience with external stakeholders at the state, federal and international levels; Commitment to shared governance, collegiality, and continual professional development for faculty and staff; Foster collaborative interactions between clinical and basic science faculty members within the department and the School; Commitment to leading departmental discussions regarding departmental vision and strategic plans; Desire to lead developmental activities and cultivate alumni and donor relations.
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