Senior Physician, Chair Of Surgical Disciplines
Posting Number: F-0756
College/Unit: College of Medicine
Home Department: College of Medicine
Employee Group: Medical Faculty
Employment Status: Full-Time
Position Type: 12 month
Position Classification: Medical Faculty
Position Begin Date: 08/21/2023
Position End Date:
The Discipline Chair of Surgery reports to the Dean of the College of Medicine (CMED). The Chair is expected to exhibit refined leadership and mentoring ability, excellent communication skills, and lead the development and enhancement of educational and research activities in accordance with the vision of CMED and CMU Medical Education Partners (CMEP). The Chair will work with operations leadership of CMEP to optimally deliver clinical services within the discipline.
The Chair will create a positive work environment and serve as a role model for effective communication. The Chair will establish a system to ensure timely transmittal of information to all discipline faculty and serves as a liaison between administration and faculty. The Chair needs to understand local and national health care forces that may impact or shape the discipline.
The Chair is responsible for productively interacting with administration, participating in advancement opportunities, and ensuring compliance with all internal policies and procedures. The Chair is responsible for ensuring regular discipline meetings, summarizing discipline activities as requested, and representing the discipline as requested with clinical partners and other affiliates.
• M.D. or D.O.
• Eligibility for associate professor rank or higher
• Certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties or American Osteopathic Association recognized clinical specialty. Surgical disciplines refer to the procedural-oriented specialties such as General Surgery, Ob/Gyn and Emergency Medicine
• Licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Michigan
• Established credentials and experience in clinical practice, medical education, leadership, and research
• Strong collaborative and communication skills
• Strong commitment to innovative approaches to education and learning
• Experience with independent design and conduct of research in relevant academic and/or clinical domains
• Evidence of incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the learning and working environment
• Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations
Message to Applicants:
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.
To Apply: Review of candidate materials will begin immediately and the ability to apply or nominate will continue until the position has been filled. Further application information can be found at: https://caldwell.thriveapp.ly/job/1024 The Central Michigan University College of Medicine has retained Caldwell Partners, a national executive search firm, to assist with this search. Anyone wishing to apply should do so through the link above.
Please email confidential inquiries, nominations, or referrals to: CMUSDC@caldwell.com.
Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.
About the Department:
The Central Michigan University College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class in the summer of 2013. CMED’s mission is to educate diverse students and trains culturally competent physicians to provide comprehensive care and services to underserved populations in Michigan and beyond. Students admitted into the medical school learn from a curriculum designed to prepare them to practice in these areas when they complete their residency training. This curriculum uses advanced technology, including state-of-the-art simulation and clinical skills labs. The College is accredited by The Liaison Commission on Medical Education and has experienced significant growth since its founding and continues to invest in its capacity to provide exceptional education and training to its students.
Posting Begins: 02/27/2023
Open Until Filled: Yes
Type of Recruitment: External
Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
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