Wadhwani Endowed Chair in Translation Research/Associate Professor
- University of North Dakota
- Grand Forks, ND
- Faculty Jobs
- Health & Medical, Medicine
- Position Type
- Tenured & Tenure-Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (UND SMHS) in its search for Wadhwani Endowed Chair in Transitional Research.
For best consideration, please apply by February 24th, 2023.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader seeking to be a part of a growing academic enterprise on the cutting edge of discovery, learning, and engagement. The Wadhwani Chair in Translational Research will have a critical role in leading and enhancing the clinical and translational research activities of the UND SMHS and developing the infrastructure necessary for these activities to expand and prosper. In addition, the Chair will:
- Provide leadership and strategic direction on the clinical and translational research efforts across the UND SMHS. Work collaboratively with the dean, chairs, and faculty members in the UND SMHS, and other senior leadership to increase and support clinical trials and translational research. Serve as an important spokesperson for UND SMHS’s research activities on a local, regional, and national level. Facilitate collaborations between UND SMHS faculty and other academic and community partners. Coordinate with the Senior Associate Dean for Research to manage the school’s clinical and translational research enterprise. Support and mentor faculty members engaged in clinical and translational research and assist in their pursuit of excellence in research Develop and connect faculty members with mentors and collaborators engaging in clinical and translational research. Be actively involved in clinical and translational research projects and publish the results of such research in high-impact journals.
This position reports to the Senior Associate Dean for Medicine and Research and reports to the Chair of department of the director’s respective discipline regarding discipline-specific activities. This position will be within a department to be determined depending upon the qualified applicant’s credentials and interests. This position is a twelve (12) month, tenured, appointment with the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). The awarding of tenure requires the approval of the President of the University as well as the State Board of Higher Education.Minimum Requirements
- MD/DO degree and/or PhD or equivalent degree Strong track record as a Principal Investigator (PI) with a history of research funding, publications, and national and international recognition for successful efforts to develop, facilitate, and streamline clinical translational research initiatives Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of clinical and translational research Strong publication record Demonstrated leadership in team science Experience in leading a collaborative research center, program, or project Demonstrated experience leading a multi-disciplined team Successful completion of a criminal history records check
- Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to develop strong partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders and partners, including those in the private sector Excellent communication and leadership skills Experience with diverse sources of funding Experience leading clinical trials Eligibility for federal funding Candidates with MD/DO degrees should be eligible for North Dakota licensure Experience with community engagement
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For best consideration, please apply by February 24th,2023.To be viewed by the search firm, you must apply directly at: https://acesrch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a21esjy1o26n Please do not email applications. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and curriculum vita. Ideally cover letters should not exceed two pages. All applications are treated confidentially. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Inquiries, referrals, and nominations are treated confidentially: Inquiries and questions: Please send to [email protected] Nominations and referrals: Please send to [email protected] Position Benefits
Benefits include single or family health care coverage (UND pays the full premium), basic life insurance, employee assistance program, retirement plans with generous employer contributions, and 10 paid holidays.
Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.
UND also offers an employee tuition waiver and a variety of professional development opportunities.
Find out more about UND's great benefits and perks here!Additional Information
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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.Confidentiality of Application Materials
Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three or more finalists who will be invited to campus.EEO Statement
The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.Veteran’s Preference
Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.Clery Statement
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at UND.edu. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.
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