osition: Chair and Professor, Tenure
The University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, invites applicants for Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine.
The University of California, Irvine, has a vibrant scientific community with outstanding collaborative opportunities. The Emergency Department is a 35-bed clinical unit with 7 resuscitation bays, caring for more than 47,000 patients per year. The ACS-verified Level I trauma center has 3600 activations per year, and the ACS-verified Burn Center cares for more than 300 patients. UC Irvine was recently verified officially as a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. In addition, the department is designated as a Base Hospital, Joint Commission and Orange County Cardiac and Stroke Receiving Center. The department is the most capable in the area for disaster preparedness and response, and is one of only nine comprehensive emergency departments in California.
The department houses 19 full-time faculty (2 Ph.D.), four Clinical Instructor fellows, and a fully accredited PGY 1, 2, 3 EM residency (since 1988). The research effort is focused in the Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research and the Center for Disaster Medical Sciences. The Division of Emergency Ultrasound is internationally known, as UC Irvine was the first medical school to adopt a four-year integrated ultrasound curriculum. Other faculty in the department lead significant efforts in educational technology and simulation, and EMR implementation. The department publishes the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health, an open-access peer reviewed international journal.
Requirements - Applicants for this position must have an M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees, with Master’s degree and/or subspecialty fellowship training desirable. Board certification in Emergency Medicine is required, as is an academic record sufficient for appointment in the Clinical X (Scholar) Line or In-Residence series at the full professor level. Candidates must have a strong record of scholarly activity and peer reviewed publications, including a research program with extramural funding. The candidates should also hold, or be eligible for, a medical license in the State of California. The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective management of all administrative and operational processes of the department, providing not only comprehensive, interactive clinical services, but also supporting the teaching, educational and research missions of the department, school and university. The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, and be able to work cooperatively and congenially within a diverse academic and clinical environment. Candidates with leadership skills and vision for enhancing the clinical and academic components of a multi-disciplinary department are especially encouraged to submit applications.
TO APPLY: Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload their Curriculum vitae electronically to be considered for the position at:
The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women and minorities. UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender equity.
Post: 10/17-2013, Close: 06/30-2014