Chief, Division of Rheumatology

Cleveland, Ohio
Mar 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center are seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as the Chief of the Division of Rheumatology. The incumbent will be responsible for developing a vision and strategic plan for the research, clinical, and educational activities of this Division. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements, sustained extramural research funding, along with proven leadership, mentoring and administrative abilities. He/she should qualify for the rank of Professor or Associate Professor with tenure at CWRU. A strong commitment to leading the Division to national prominence through building inter-disciplinary programs is expected. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is a teaching affiliate and academic medical center for the University Hospitals Health System, a top 10-rated (Thomson Reuters) integrated health network in Northeast Ohio with eight wholly-owned community medical centers, seven ambulatory health centers, and a network of greater than 400 primary care physicians. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is noted for its strong basic science departments committed to premier fundamental discovery science. The Division has a long and distinguished tradition of excellence in research, education and clinical practice. CWRU has outstanding biomedical research programs with collaborative opportunities including expanding scientific initiatives in cancer, cardiovascular and digestive diseases, infectious diseases, immunology and neurosciences. The Division anticipates increasing its current complement of 6 full time faculty, recruiting faculty with expertise in clinical service and research. The Division’s educational mission encompasses two hospitals, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and the Louis Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center, with 6 clinical fellows through an outstanding fellowship program.

Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and a letter describing their research, teaching, service and administrative experience to: Rodney Folz, MD, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue,Cleveland Ohio 44106-5029, mail:

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