The Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics seeks a division chief who will lead the division to national and international prominence as a clinical, educational and research center of excellence in pediatric rheumatic diseases.
Advance the research, clinical and educational efforts and capabilities of the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, the Department of Pediatrics, and the IU School of Medicine
Promote new research in the field. Expertise of the successful candidate may be basic, clinical, translational or implementation science research. A vision to promote the academic careers of junior faculty and fellows will be important
Direct the continued delivery of state-of-the-art rheumatology care to the children of Indiana and the Midwest region
Develop the academic careers of the faculty within the division as clinicians, educators and investigators Opportunities for Research and Collaboration:
The Department of Pediatrics at IUSM/Riley Hospital for Children is consistently within the top 10 pediatric departments in NIH funded research in the United States (JAMA Peds 2018 #8). State-of-the-art laboratories in a dedicated pediatric research building, a clinical research center, a well-functioning biobank, and numerous T32s support research in the Department.
The School of Medicine has recently committed $120 million dollars to a precision medicine program that includes major infrastructure in personalized medicine, genomics, chemical biology and immunology
The School has also recently developed new Centers for research in immunotherapy (Brown Center) that has a $30 million dollar investment, and a new regenerative medicine center. Skeletal biology at Indiana University is a great strength and includes investigators in pediatrics, internal medicine, anatomy, and biomedical engineering from Purdue University.
The Clinical Translational Service Institute at Indiana University has just recently been renewed. It incorporates collaborations with Eli Lilly, Dow Chemical, Roche Diagnostics, Purdue University, and Notre Dame. The award received a perfect score.
Research faculty receive generous start up packages that are supported from the Department of Pediatrics, the Riley Children's Foundation, the School of Medicine and the Simon Cancer Center. The School of Medicine has received approximately $400 million dollars from the Lilly Endowment over the past 15 years. These include two major gifts that are specifically for recruiting outstanding physician-scientists to Indiana.
MD or MD-PhD degrees; eligible for licensure in Indiana
Fellowship training of 3 or more years in Pediatric Rheumatology and certification by the American Board of Pediatrics Sub-Board of Rheumatology
A minimum of 5-7 years' experience in clinical, educational or research excellence in pediatric rheumatology
Academic credentials appropriate for an appointment with tenure
Progressive leadership experience in academic medicine
Department Contact for Questions:
Teresa Shearer, Human Recourses Manager Department of Pediatrics firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: IUSM003432016
Internal Number: 5780
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.