Academic Chief of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) New Brunswick seeks a distinguished, dynamic and collaborative leader with a strong clinical and academic foundation to serve as its next Academic Chief of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. As the leader of the Division, the Chief will be responsible for the growth and advancement of research, faculty recruitment and development, scholarly activity, and teaching excellence. The Division strives to be a nationally recognized program, advancing clinical, educational, research and scholarly activities with the goal of being a top tier Division in all areas. The new Chief will have the opportunity to shape the growth of pulmonary and critical care services across the RWJBarnabas/Rutgers Health System. She/he will be intimately involved in developing a vision and executing a strategic plan for integrated pulmonary/critical care services while working closely with community physician leaders to collaboratively advance the delivery of care to the health system patient populations.
The successful candidate may also be appointed within a Research Institute of RBHS or jointly appointed in a Basic Science Department.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced physician leader to live and work in a very desirable, highly advanced healthcare market, and expand a service line with the clinical and operational support and expertise of one of the nation's leading health systems.
Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Medicine, the incoming Chief must be passionate about building collaborative research programs, mentoring outstanding junior faculty, and advancing pulmonary/critical care medicine on the national/international stage. The Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine will be supported with the funds necessary to meet a high standard of excellence in clinical care, research and education. RWJBarnabas Health/Rutgers Health System, RWJMS and the Department of Medicine is committed to building a modern and high performing division in line with the goals and mission of the organization.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding academic leader with demonstrated ability to create a shared vision, inspire, manage and mentor, who has a passion for providing outstanding care, a desire to improve systems and processes to maximize efficiency, and the leadership qualities to engage faculty, set expectations and develop careers. In addition, the successful candidate will have an actively funded research program in basic, translational, clinical or health services research, strong academic credentials from institutions of high repute, and have a distinguished record of accomplishments across all missions. He/she will be a leader who demonstrates the ability to work well with multiple partners and stakeholders.
Candidates must hold the degree of MD or MD/PhD, be Board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and possess qualifications for appointment to Professor at Rutgers University.
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