The College of Medicine at the University of Central Florida ( UCF ) in Orlando, Florida invites applications and nominations for the position of chair of the Department of Internal Medicine.
UCF is a growing metropolitan research university with nearly 60,000 students enrolled in 177 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, 31 doctoral programs, M.D. and GME programs, with an operating budget of $1.4 billion, research funding of $128.9 million, and an endowment of $125.7 million.
The College of Medicine ( COM ) was established in 2006, and the M.D. program received full accreditation and graduated its charter class in May 2013. COM was approved by ACGME to establish an Internal Medicine program with 60 positions starting in 2014. The college also includes undergraduate and graduate programs in biomedical sciences and biotechnology and has a multispecialty clinic, UCF Pegasus Health, that serves as the faculty practice plan.
The Internal Medicine department includes 14 full-time faculty members and 333 affiliated and volunteer faculty members who are involved in various aspects of the educational programs at affiliated hospitals and other practices in Central Florida. Reporting to the dean, the chair is responsible for the personnel, administrative, educational, and research operations of the department. The chair works with the associate deans and the executive director of UCF Pegasus Health regarding direction and management of all aspects of the faculty and staff employment relationships, academics and curricular development, clinical operations and patient care, student and resident education and support, workforce planning, personnel forecasting, salary and budgetary compliance as well as financial management of all department funds and budgets.
Position Minimum Qualifications
UCF seeks an accomplished academician and clinician with an M.D. from an accredited institution and current ABIM board certification, has or is eligible for a Florida medical license and appropriate academic qualifications for appointment at the rank of associate professor or higher. Applicants must have at least five years of progressively responsible leadership experience, strong interpersonal and leadership skills, a track record of scholarship, and an understanding of the clinical enterprise and the promotion of research.
Leadership experience, excellent written and oral communication skills, commitment to collaborative working relationships with various internal and external constituencies, a strong support of diversity, and the ability to execute as a leader are also desired.
University of Central Florida - 12 months ago