Established in 1807, The School of Medicine is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States, and the first to institute a residency training program. The School of Medicine was the founding school of the University of Maryland and today is an integral part of the 11-campus University System of Maryland. On the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine serves as the anchor for a large academic health center which aims to provide the best medical education, conduct the most innovative biomedical research and provide the best patient care and community service to Maryland and beyond. While its tradition of excellence remains constant, the School of Medicine and its reputation for academic achievement continue to grow. The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking an established investigator to serve as Chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Research. The goal of the Chief is to build a federally funded research program, consistent with departmental and School of Medicine long-term goals. S/he will develop and sustain ongoing collaborative relationships with research leadership throughout the department and the School
The successful candidate will have experience in leading and participating in significant research programs, a superb record of scholarly activity, and a record of mentoring students, residents, fellows and faculty toward successful research careers. She or he will balance a commitment to the education, patient care, and research missions and bring a commitment to expand the national visibility and prestige of the department. The Chair is responsible for the continued development of a nationally recognized Department. Accordingly, the Chair will develop and oversee multidisciplinary teams for clinical treatment, organize research initiatives, seek and acquire grants, and encourage publications and presentations in prestigious venues nationally. The Chair will use business acumen to continue to provide exemplary sub-specialty neurology services at a network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.
- MD or MD/PhD or equivalent with ABPN certification is required.
- Eligibility for medical licensure in Maryland.
- Demonstrated leadership experience including administrative experience and skills.
- Qualifications to fulfill the University of Maryland criteria for a senior level faculty appointment.
- History of successful NIH and other grant agency funding for scientific research.
- A nationally distinguished record as an academician, clinician, and educator.
- Proven background in faculty recruitment, mentoring, and development.