Job Description:The Brody School of Medicine has a three-fold mission established by the North Carolina State Assembly in 1974 that continues to serve as a guiding framework: To increase the supply of primary care physicians to serve the state To improve the health status of citizens in eastern North Carolina To enhance the access of minority and disadvantaged students to a medical education. As the senior academic leader of the Brody School of Medicine (BSOM), the Dean also holds the position of Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs in the Division of Health Sciences and is primary liaison to Vidant Health System and Vidant Medical Center for all matters relating to the School, clinical care, education, research, and the practice of medicine. As Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs (SAVC), the Dean is responsible for helping integrate patient care activities within the components of the Health Sciences Division and across the University. The successful candidate will have a passion to develop, in collaboration with other key stakeholders, a high value clinically integrated delivery system to serve rural eastern North Carolina. The Dean, along with health system leaders, will be in a unique position to address the social determinants of health and health disparities in a large geographical, sparsely populated, economically challenged rural area. Duties & Responsibilities The Dean is responsible for planning, policy, operations, and oversight of academic, clinical, and research programs of the clinical departments, basic science departments, the centers, and the academic support units of Brody School of Medicine. The Dean is responsible for curriculum, selection and promotion of students, and for maintaining the accreditation of the medical school and its programs. He/she represents the School at university-wide committees and councils when appropriate, including the Graduate Administrative Board, the Academic Council, and the Chancellor's Cabinet. The Dean is an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees of the Vidant Medical Center. The Dean is also responsible for the preparation, recommendation, and supervision of the budgets for the School. The financial stability of the medical school is dependent on multiple factors, including the clinical revenues, state appropriations, extramural funding, philanthropy, and other sources. The Dean is the senior executive at the medical school for all externally funded research, internally funded investigations, clinical trials, and other forms of scholarship and works in concert with appropriate University officials that carry institutional authority to perform the duties of that position. The Dean represents the School in appropriate groups and councils dealing with plans and policies for medical education on a statewide basis; these include appropriate individuals and groups at the UNC General Administration, the State of North Carolina Institute of Medicine, the North Carolina Medical Society, and the Area Health Education Center program for the State. At the national level, the Dean represents the School on appropriate committees and councils of the Association of American Medical Colleges, the American Medical Association, and other national organizations and agencies concerned with medical education. After advice and consultation with appropriate faculty committees, the Dean reviews and recommends appointments, promotions, tenure, retentions, dismissals, and salary adjustments for faculty and administrative staff within the Brody School of Medicine. The Dean appoints committees in the School and is an ex-officio member of all committees. For a fully detailed position description please visit ECUDeanSOM@carterbaldwin.com.
Miniumum Qualifications: Minimum educational requirements include an appropriate terminal degree, specifically MD or equivalent. An appropriate terminal degree in another health-related field would be considered. If a physician, she/he must be currently certified by a body recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties and must be eligible to receive an unrestricted medical license from the North Carolina Medical Board. Preferred Education and Experience: A minimum of five years in senior leadership roles (department chair, associate dean or dean) at an academic health center. Strong preference will be given to candidates with at least five years' experience as a clinical department chair and experience at the dean level. Experience in engaging and working with boards, academic faculty, deans, and community-based health care leaders is important. Financial leadership for a diverse and financially sound medical faculty practice plan. Demonstrated creativity and ability in attracting new sources of revenues (research grants, foundation funding, etc.). Demonstrated success in launching new health care programs and innovative academic programs. Significant record of refereed publications and an understanding of extramural funding process for scholarly investigation. Recent experience as a clinician/teacher is desirable. Special Instructions to the Applicant: Confidential inquiries, applications, and nominations for the position should be directed to CarterBaldwin Executive Search. Applicants should electronically submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to ECUDeanSOM@carterbaldwin.com.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications
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