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The College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who
are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse
backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education.
Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and
welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this
environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety
of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University
embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that
results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and
external communities that it serves.
FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine invites applications for the
position of Academic Integrative Health Physician to lead a new clinical,
educational and research initiative in integrative health. Reporting to the
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, this individual will play a key
role in building and shaping a new integrative health clinical practice, in
collaboration with the FAU Medicine Primary Care Practice.
The College of Medicine has received foundation funding in support of the
development and launch of this innovative clinical and educational initiative.
In addition to leading the development of a high quality clinical practice
with an emphasis on nutrition, mindfulness, and other integrative health
approaches, this individual will participate in a variety of educational
initiatives targeting medical students, residents, and the community, as well
as develop research priorities to further the evidence base in the field.
The integrative health clinical practice and research initiative will further
enhance the available clinical services provided by the college, advancing its
reputation and visibility locally and nationally, through collaboration with
established integrative health programs across the country.
This position includes direct patient care and teaching activities, such as
providing content expertise for courses or electives in integrative health.
The successful candidate will provide community outreach activities and
training opportunities as needed in order to promote proactive, preventative,
holistic care throughout FAU and the broader community. The candidate is
expected to provide strategic leadership and vision for an inter-professional
team to achieve excellence in clinical services, engaging in educational
activities, research and scholarship. They will also be responsible for
budgetary development and administration of the initiative, maximizing
available resources for the integrative health practice.
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is one of the most recent LCME-
accredited medical schools in the U.S. The college matriculates 64 medical
students each year and is nationally recognized for its innovative curriculum,
which includes a holistic HealthFirst Health and Wellness initiative. As a
community-based medical school, our mission is to advance the health and well-
being of our community by training future generations of humanistic clinicians
and scientists and translating discovery to patient-centered care. To further
FAU's commitment to promote retention of physicians in Florida, the college
became an accredited sponsor of graduate medical education programs in 2014,
launching six programs between 2014 and 2018. The college also hosts multiple
graduate degree programs including thesis and non-thesis MS programs in
Biomedical Science, a PhD track in Integrated Biomedical Science, and an
MD/PhD program with The Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Florida. Our
physicians and scientists collaborate to develop innovative approaches to
treat and prevent disease.
MD, DO or equivalent degree from an accredited institution, with primary
board-certification in a ABM or AOA clinical specialty and having completed
fellowship training in Integrative Medicine or equivalent by the time of
Academic credentials that merit appointment as assistant, associate, or full
professor in the College of Medicine.
Distinguished record in integrative clinical care, research, and education.
Proven record of broad, progressive and substantive administrative leadership.
Research and publication experience in clinical trials and/or integrative
Experience in building diverse and inclusive teams.
Experience with and/or appreciation of learning health systems.
Proven record of creating and implementing innovative programming.
Knowledge of trends and issues in integrative health.
Budgetary and financial management skills.
Ability to engage with community and establish effective partnerships within
Proficient with data assessment and management.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to build and sustain effective teams, including inter-professional and
Management skills that include collegiality and respect.
Excellence in problem solving.
Commitment to diversity and inclusion as a means of achieving institutional
Ability to communicate effectively in a culturally and ethnically diverse
Effective decision maker
Commitment to excellence in clinical practice, teaching, research and
community engagement and service
Capacity to advance strategic initiatives and achieve targeted goals
Commitment to building and bridging partnerships
Commensurate with experience
College or Department:
College of Medicine
FAU Medicine – Galen Building
Work Days and Hours:
Special Instructions to Applicant:
This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on
the Office of Human Resources' job website (https: // fau.edu/jobs) by
completing the required employment application for this recruitment and
submitting the related documents.
The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In
addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a
cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned
into an electronic format.
PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your
application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission,
please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the
Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization
belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service
(NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared
from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The
evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application
as with other US-based transcripts.
Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts
from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not
a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable.
Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this
position. This position is subject to funding.
Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711