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Vice Chair, Education, Department of Psychiatry (MD, DO) (Phoenix)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Other Medicine Faculty

Posting Number: req19717

Department: COM Phx Psychiatry

Medical Sub-Speciality: Psychiatry

Location: Greater Phoenix Area

Address: 1441 North 12th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix is seeking a vice chair of education in the Department of Psychiatry. This is an opportunity for an outstanding leader with a national reputation as a respected and accomplished clinician, educator and collaborator.

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking to strengthen its existing programs and to expand its educational activities as part of its contribution to the College's mission. The department currently has a residency and a geriatric psychiatry fellowship in partnership with Banner - with Banner - University Medical Group (B-UMG) and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship in partnership with B-UMG and Phoenix Children's.

The vice chair work in strategic consultation with the department chair, the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education and the Office of Graduate Medical Education. They will assist the department in developing an education strategic plan, serving as a mentor and developing collaborative relationships with university, clinical and community partners.

The successful candidate will fulfill the responsibilities of a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, actively participate in teaching, clinical service and/or scholarly work, and must qualify for an appointment at the rank of associate or full professor.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix anchors the 28-acre Phoenix Bioscience Core (PBC) in the heart of the Valley of the Sun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. The PBC campus embodies the University's priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Phoenix.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement departmental education vision and infrastructure.
  • Build internal and external relationships to inspire and promote academic collaborations across the health system.
  • Promote and provide a teaching environment of the highest quality and integrity.
  • Foster education programs of national distinction through innovation and collaboration.
  • Mentor medical students, residents, fellows and faculty.
  • Engage in teaching activities for students, residents and fellows.
  • Participate on appropriate department and/or College committees as well as professional organizations, as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess an MD or DO or
    equivalent degree from an accredited instruction.
  • Be board certified in Psychiatry or related specialty and be eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Arizona.
  • Be eligible for medical staff
    membership at Banner - University Phoenix.
  • Be eligible for a University of
    Arizona academic appointment at the associate professor level or higher.
  • Have experience in the
    development and successful implementation of new educational programs.

Preferred Qualifications

* Demonstrate experience in the development and successful implementation of new educational programs.

* Show experience with community partnership and collaboration.

* Have experience serving on education or curriculum committee.

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

Career-Track (CT)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: Varies

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: AAMC Public Schools for Rank and Specialty

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.

CV and cover letter required for to be considered for the position. One additional document will be: professional reference contacts. Please include at least three professional references at your current rank or above, their contact information and the nature of your work with them.

Faculty selected for this teaching opportunity will be required to obtain faculty status within the appropriate academic department. This will include obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate College review committee.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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