The Department of Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine seeks a visionary academic leader as Division Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The successful candidate will have a strong background in academic leadership across the tripartite clinical, education, and research missions. Additional qualifications include a national reputation in Cardiothoracic Surgery, a record of scholarship in the discipline, and documented success of leading strategic initiatives. The administrative expectations include leadership of the division faculty, staff, and learners such as programmatic oversight, recruitment, fiscal responsibilities, and responsibility of the cardiovascular strategic service line for the State of Indiana that includes cardiovascular programs at four other sites.
The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is one of six divisions within the Department of Surgery and includes eighteen faculty in five sections including Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Aortic Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplantation, and Adult Cardiac Surgery. The Division has both the traditional cardiovascular training program and the I-6 training program. The cardiothoracic program on the academic health center campus includes programs at Eskenazi Health, IU Health, and the Richard L. Roudebush VAMC.
Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is the only allopathic medical school in the state and a national leader and innovator in medical education, research, and clinical care. IUSM educates nearly 1,600 medical and graduate degree students on nine campuses in Indiana. In 2014-2015, IUSM faculty were awarded 1,571 research grants, totaling more than $300 million.
IUSM is located in Indianapolis, the 14th largest city 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. Visit https://www.visitindy.com/ or http://medicine.iupui.edu/AboutIndy/ to learn more about Indianapolis.
Candidates interested in this leadership opportunity should visit http://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/jobs to apply. Please include one PDF containing: (1) a short letter of interest noting key leadership experiences and (2) a curriculum vitae. The priority review deadline is Monday, November 28, 2016.