Associate/Full Professor – Division Chief

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

United States

July 22, 2022

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Responsibilities

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking an accomplished, dynamic leader to serve as Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

This individual will report to the Chair of Internal Medicine and will lead a diverse, dedicated team of outstanding Infectious Diseases specialists, innovative researchers, and enthusiastic educators. The ideal candidate will be a committed leader with expertise in Infectious Diseases, both from the clinical and scientific perspectives. The candidate must also meet the following requirements:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalent
  • Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Infectious Disease and eligible for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Texas
  • A distinguished record and national reputation in scholarly achievement, including research
  • A commitment to medical...
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking an accomplished, dynamic leader to serve as Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

    This individual will report to the Chair of Internal Medicine and will lead a diverse, dedicated team of outstanding Infectious Diseases specialists, innovative researchers, and enthusiastic educators. The ideal candidate will be a committed leader with expertise in Infectious Diseases, both from the clinical and scientific perspectives. The candidate must also meet the following requirements:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalent
  • Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Infectious Disease and eligible for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Texas
  • A distinguished record and national reputation in scholarly achievement, including research
  • A commitment to medical education, including teaching and training medical and graduate students, house staff, and fellows
  • A commitment to lead and support efforts to enhance the climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the division
  • Infectious Diseases Division, Facilities & Services:

  • An ACGME-accredited fellowship program
  • Highly dedicated faculty, a diverse mix of infectious diseases and outstanding basic and clinical research opportunities exist within the division. These include further growing programs in antimicrobial resistance, therapeutics, pathogenesis of tuberculosis, genomics and molecular epidemiology, health services research and transplant infectious diseases
  • With one of the largest HIV clinical programs in the country, numerous potential for clinical, translational and basic research programs in HIV are present
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center:

  • UT Southwestern is renowned for its Nobel prize-winning biomedical research programs and exceptional clinical services, NIH-funded CTSA; superb research programs in health services, basic and translational sciences, outstanding training programs in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties and a new School of Public Health opening in 2023
  • The faculty serve state of the art modern hospitals such as Clements University Hospital (~750 beds), Parkland Hospital, (~900 beds) and the Dallas VA (~290 beds)
  • Excellent healthcare plans, competitive salary, and retirement benefits
  • Dedicated academic time
  • Inquiries and nominations should be directed in confidence to Dr. Lance Terada, Search Committee Chair, Lance.Terada@utsouthwestern.edu.

    Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non- healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.

    UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit:https: // jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/.

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    Benefits

    2021-2022 Benefits Summary

    Health Benefits
  • PPO and ACO Options
  • 100% Coverage for Preventative Health − No Co-Pay
  • Tobacco-Free Incentives
  • Generous Prescription Drug Plan
  • 3 Options for Dental Coverage
  • 2 Options for Vision Coverage
  • Abundance of Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Retirement Plan

    (Eligibility varies by employment status)

  • The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is a defined benefit plan with 5-year vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max 7.7% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match up to 7.5% of salary
  • Optional Retirement Program (ORP) defined contribution plan with 1 year, 1 day vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max of 6.65% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match of 8.5% of salary
  • Optional Tax-Sheltered Annuity
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plan
  • PTO Benefits
  • 15 Paid Holidays, Eligible Day 1
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Vacation
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Sick Leave
  • Other Benefits
  • On-Site Day Care
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Group Life Coverage
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage
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    Working at UTSW

    Bring Your “A” Game.

    Why are top candidates in so many professional fields – including customer service, finance, and human resources, to name a few – choosing UT Southwestern Medical Center as a career home? Simple. They know that they will work among a team of people who bring their best every day to support a health organization that's breaking new ground in dozens of ways. That's what we can offer you.

    It takes a lot to keep UT Southwestern at the forefront, where world-class patient care, acclaimed medical education, and innovative research breakthroughs are common occurrences. When you join us, those are the challenges you'll share. Our organization has taken on serious commitments and responsibilities within a rapidly evolving health care system.

    Change is a constant, so our work supporting this complex matrix of business and systems needs must rise to the highest level of professionalism, collaboration, and innovation. That's true for every role across the Medical Center and represents why this can be the most challenging work of your career.

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