Specific Title: Division Chief - Pediatric Surgery
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Surgery - Pediatric
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Pediatric Surgeon – Indiana University School of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine is opening a search for the Chief for the Division of Pediatric Surgery within the IUSM Department of Surgery. This position will oversee Academic, Clinical and Research missions in the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis Downtown and Metro areas. This Division has 8 Surgeons covering 3 hospitals in the urban and metro areas of Indianapolis. The Division offers and supports robust residency and fellowship programs. This person will be responsible for activities in a division which encompasses general pediatric surgery and trauma. Services specific to the Riley Children's Hospital include, but are not limited to, the surgical management of general pediatric surgery conditions, surgical oncology, congenital anomalies, chest wall anomalies, gastrointestinal surgery, as well as minimally–invasive surgery. Overall, the divisional chief is responsible for academic programmatic excellence as a senior faculty leader and in maintaining a financially viable division. The candidate must have credentials that merit appointment as Professor or senior level Associate Professor, tenure track.
In an alignment with IU Health, Indiana's most comprehensive academic health center and the nation's largest medical school and a global leader in medical education and research-the surgical divisions are uniquely positioned to provide leading edge care with the most skilled clinical teams. With over 129 thousand hospital admissions, nearly 3 million clinic visits and 30 thousand surgical cases the medical staff of over 2,800 and over 1,100 residents work in partnership to train physicians, blending breakthrough research and treatments with the highest quality of patient care.
To learn more about the Department of Surgery, please click on this link: http://surgery.medicine.iu.edu/.
IUSM is located in Indianapolis, one of the top ranking largest cities in the nation and the state capital. Forbes magazine recently listed Indianapolis as one of the 10 best downtowns in the country. The cost of living is below the national average despite tremendous growth. The city enjoys a healthy arts community, with internationally recognized symphony, opera, and ballet companies and excellent museums, including the world's largest children's museum. It is home to professional football, men's and women's basketball, baseball, soccer, and hockey teams. Please visit http://www.indy.org or http://medicine.iupui.edu/AboutIndy/ to learn more about Indianapolis.
Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Expectations for the Division Chief include, but are not limited to, setting yearly academic goals, conducting annual reviews, involvement in graduate medical education, responsibilities for research activities, division financial performance, budget development, financial and division performance reporting, and collaboration with dyad leadership and all other functional groups within the Department of Surgery, IUHP, affiliated hospitals and physician groups.
Further expectations are that the candidate have an MD or equivalent degree, will be a Board Certified General Surgeon and Pediatric Surgeon and will be eligible for licensure in the State of Indiana. The candidate must have at least 5-10 years of outstanding accomplishments in the field of pediatric surgery including a long history of publications, funded research grants, previous supervision of medical, residency and staff positions as well as responsibility for group/division/department financial performance.
Department Contact for Questions:
Please direct any questions to: Dr. Gary Dunnington, Chair email@example.com
OAA #: IUSM007872016
Internal Number: 9284
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.