Employment Opportunity

Department Chair, Dermatology

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine, a national leader in research, education and clinical care, is announcing the search for Chair of the Department of Dermatology. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership for all aspects of the Department, including education, research and clinical care.

IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the country with more than 20,000 living alumni and 3,000 learners on nine campuses across the state. Its diverse faculty is made up of 2,914 full-time members and 3,737 volunteer faculty who are responsible for training medical, graduate and postgraduate students. IU School of Medicine is the only allopathic medical school in Indiana.

The Department of Dermatology contributes to the advancement of research and patient outcomes while training the next generation of leaders in the field. Education programs include a three-year Dermatology Residency Program and fellowships in pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and Mohs surgery. With a long history of nationally recognized physicians and scientists, the department has established basic, translational and clinical research programs. As the largest Dermatology practice in the State of Indiana, the Department faculty is dedicated to expanding therapies for skin diseases through laboratory research and clinical trials. Research studies include wound healing and virology.

The Department maintains large outpatient clinics at University Hospital, Eskenazi Health, and the Roudebush Veterans Administration Hospital. Regular clinics are held at multiple sites throughout the metropolitan Indianapolis area. In 2018, a 12,000 sq. ft. office was renovated for general and pediatric dermatology, with attached suites for cosmetic and Mohs surgery. Dermatology faculty are active in multidisciplinary clinics in the IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center for lymphoma and melanoma and hemangiomas and vascular malformations in the Riley Children’s Hospital.

This position is ideal for a collaborative and transformational leader who can build on existing strengths and work collaboratively with the leadership of the School of Medicine and the academic health center. Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. Minimum qualifications include an MD or MD/PhD (or equivalent), board certification in Dermatology, and eligibility for licensure in Indiana. Academic appointment type is open and will be determined based on academic credentials. The individual selected for this position must be a highly accomplished researcher and principled leader with exceptional communication, interpersonal and change management skills, and a strong commitment to upholding our core values including promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To apply for this leadership opportunity, visit: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/11610. Please include (1) a letter of interest including key leadership experiences, a summary of research interests, and accomplishments in education and clinical care, and (2) a curriculum vitae. The priority review deadline is November 15, 2021.
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.

IU School of Medicine is committed to providing dual career services to assist new faculty with their personal or family’s relocation needs.

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