Vice Chair for Education

Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Closes
Feb 11, 2021
Hours
Full Time

The Indiana University School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology is seeking a candidate for Vice Chair for Education with an appointment as Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Neurology or Clinical Neurology. The executive position promotes excellence in teaching and educational scholarship within the Department of Neurology. This position centers on the academic mission of education/teaching and includes leadership and guidance in supporting and directing educational programs.

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.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas.

Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation/.

Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. Requirements include: M.D., D.O., Ph.D., or Ed.D., and must be committed to academic Neurology including a scholarly approach to teaching curriculum development, life-long learning, and clinical practice.

Responsibilities include: interest, commitment and leadership in education, excellent communication skills, function at a high managerial level in a complex health care organization. If clinical track faculty; patient care, procedures, participation with the inpatient team and call; precepting and didactic teaching with residents and medical students.