Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, a national leader in clinical care, education, and research, is announcing the search for a Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology.
The Division is poised for transformative growth in research, education, and clinical care. This position is ideal for a collaborative and transformational leader who can build on existing strengths within the Division, and the vision to develop new collaborations. The successful candidate will have a strong background in academic leadership across the tripartite clinical, education, and research missions. Additional qualifications include a national reputation in Hematology/Oncology, a record of scholarship in the discipline, and documented success of leading interdisciplinary initiatives.
The Division of Hematology/Oncology focuses on providing innovative and compassionate patient-centered care. With a long history of nationally recognized physicians, the Division hosts many well-established basic science, translational and clinical research programs that help lead the mission of the IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, an NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Working in conjunction with outstanding colleagues from other surgical, medical, and radiation oncology specialties, the division has developed multiple interdisciplinary clinical sites to serve patients. Translational research is ongoing in many laboratories developing novel agents and strategies to address clinically relevant issues, with the goal of impacting patient care and disease management. A group of internationally recognized faculty leads the basic science research programs within the Division.
Minimum qualifications include a Doctorate or Terminal degree, evidence of leadership and outstanding academic credentials such as a track record of extramural research funding, academic experience appropriate for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, and eligibility for licensure and practice in the State of Indiana, if MD. Excellent institutional resources will be committed to the next division leader to strategically grow the divisional clinical, research, and educational programs.
The Director reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Medicine and is responsible for the leading direction of the Division of Hematology Oncology. Additionally, the Director will:
Shape the future of the Division by working with faculty and staff to develop and articulate the divisional and vision and goals;
Develop and enact a plan for divisional expansion and program growth;
Ensure the delivery of high-quality training and support faculty teaching enhancement;
Maintain a high-quality academic environment and provide support for faculty research;
Formulate and communicate recommendations for hiring, tenure, promotion, and retention of a diverse set of faculty and divisional staff;
Facilitate growth of the fellowship programs;
Develop innovative collaborations across existing divisions, departments, centers and institutes;
Maintain a divisional climate that is welcoming, diverse, and inclusive and encourages faculty and staff engagement, participation, collegiality, and innovation;
Explore the future growth and development of academic/community partnerships in the Midwest region.
In addition, it is preferred that the Director possesses:
Successful leadership and administrative experience in an academic medical setting;
A commitment to educational, research and clinical excellence;
Broad knowledge of the healthcare landscape and a vision for the future of medical education;
Interest and experience in collaborative community engagement;
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
Academic credentials commensurate with appointment at the rank of associate or full professor.
As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.
About Indianapolis: Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation
To apply for this leadership opportunity, visit: Division Chief for Hematology Oncology. Please include: (1) a letter of interest including key leadership experiences and, (2) a curriculum vitae. The priority review deadline is March 31, 2023.
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