Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Type: Part Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 045441
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OR JOB DUTIES
Overall supervision of medical student clerkships, electives and sub-internships.
Cultivate relationships at affiliated hospitals to expand educational programs for medical students and training programs.
Academic responsibility for affiliated residencies.
Recruit, select, and retain excellent faculty that have the skill sets for both personal success and to be a valuable asset to the Department.
Responsible for faculty promotions. Maintain an active role in faculty appointment renewals and provide oversight of the factors for promotion and/or tenure, including the completion of meaningful annual performance reviews for each faculty member within the department.
Assure mentoring for junior faculty, and when needed, for mid-career and senior faculty.
Work with Vice Deans for Education, Research, Clinical Affairs and Faculty Affairs to develop and implement short-term action and long-term strategic plans for the department that are aligned with the needs and goals for the School of Medicine.
Work within the confines of financial support of the Department to achieve budgeted goals and maintain a positive financial condition.
Perform other administrative and job-related duties as assigned.
Candidates must possess excellent leadership and negotiating skills, financial acumen and strategic vision to provide future direction for the department.
Experience in academic medical leadership is needed.
Candidate must possess experience with medical student and graduate medical education.
Research experience is preferred
The successful applicant will hold an MD or DO and be board certified in Rehabilitation Medicine
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other under-represented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Salary commensurate with experience, as well as competitive benefits package, will be offered.
Interested applicants should apply on-line at https://jobs.wayne.edu, Posting #045441. Please upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae addressed to Dr. Wael Sakr, Professor and Dean, WSU School of Medicine addressing vision, mission, inclusivity and diversity, and areas of interest.
The Department of PM&R at RIM has a long history of working with other departments at the university in the development and application of advances in medical knowledge. We were one of the original federally designated Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, and remain a longitudinal data collection center for the Model Systems. On staff are diverse and energetic educators that include not only our "full time" faculty, but also leading community rehabilitation specialists as volunteer faculty. Our faculty has received national and State of Michigan recognition for their contributions to the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.