The University of Maryland School of Medicine (http://medschool.umaryland.edu) is seeking a chair of its Department of Dermatology.
We are seeking an exceptional academic physician leader with a strong vision, entrepreneurial spirit and proven ability to develop vibrant clinical, educational and research programs. There is an opportunity to establish a major cancer focus in collaboration with the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center – a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer center.
Established in 1807, the School of Medicine is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States, and the first to institute a residency training program. Today, the school is the largest of seven professional schools on the modern and urban University of Maryland Baltimore campus, and is dedicated to providing excellence in biomedical education, basic and clinical research, quality patient care, and services to improve the health of the citizens of Maryland and beyond.
The school is comprised of 6 basic science and 19 clinical departments, 6 programs (including a Program in Oncology), 3 institutes and 10 research centers. The school and its clinical partner, the University of Maryland Medical Center, offer continuing education programs that serve more than 5,000 physicians and other health professionals annually.
All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be treated confidentially.Interested candidates should send an updated CV and letter of interest to Brian Browne, MD, (BBrowne@em.umaryland.edu) Search Committee Chair.
The successful candidate should have significant administrative leadership experience with a strong interest in building programs. In addition, excellent clinical abilities, strong scholarly activity, and a track record of mentoring students, residents, fellows and faculty toward successful careers are required. She or he will balance commitment to the education, patient care, and research missions and bring a commitment to elevate the national visibility and prestige of the department. Applicants must hold the doctor of medicine degree, be board-certified in Dermatology and be eligible for medical licensure in Maryland. Equivalent credentials are acceptable. Current and past federal extramural research funding is preferred.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.