This positionis charged with the growth and development of clinical, teachingand researchexcellence of the department. The Chair reports to the Dean and will serve as the department’s academic and administrative leader, providing direction in educational programs; faculty recruitment, retention and development; budget management and oversight;research;and strategic planning.
The Chair serves as Co-Medical Director of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia(CHOG). Opened in 1998, the 154 bed children’s hospital includes neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, a pediatric emergency department, a full complement of pediatricmedical and surgical services, and serves as the primaryclinical environment for the education of our studentsand residentsand trials for our research investigators.
Candidates must hold an MD, DO, MD/PhD or DO/PhD degree,currentcertificationby the American Board of Pediatrics,eligible for licensure in the state of Georgiaand academic accomplishments that merit tenured appointment at the rank of professor.
Theideal candidate will be an academic pediatrician with a distinguished record of clinical care and teaching with national stature. She/hewill have demonstrated success as a leader in a department or division of pediatrics, of an interdisciplinary institute, or of an academic entity of comparable size and scope.
In addition, the successful candidate will have:
?A national reputation as an academic leader
?Experience in the development and successful implementation of new clinical programs and services while growing existing pediatric services.
?A successful track record of recruitment, retentionand development of faculty, trainees, staffand students.
?A record of solid performance as a skilled leaderwith the ability to grow revenues, meet budgets, and measure and improve productivity and quality outcomes.
?A proven track record of working collaboratively across clinical disciplines as well as with senior management and children’s hospitalleadership.
?Ability to drive and partner on philanthropic activities.
?Appreciation of the need to engage the community and develop strong relationships, especially with community pediatricians, with the goals of enhancing medical student education and promoting the Children’s Hospital of Georgia
.?A commitment to advancing the research initiatives within the department, especially related to fellowship programs.How to ApplyReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.