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Associate/Full Professor (NTE/T/TE), Division Chief, Pediatric Neonatology

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Medical Research

Posting Number: req19655

Department: Pediatrics

Medical Sub-Speciality: Neonatology

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine - Tucson is a pediatric primary and specialty care department dedicated to providing excellent patient care, medical education, and research. Our faculty engage in a wide range of clinical and research activities, with focus on improving the lives of the children and newborns in Southern Arizona. There is ample opportunity to collaborate with various basic science researchers at the University of Arizona.

Our division of Neonatology is accepting applications for a Division Chief to lead and grow the Division with robust clinical translational and basic science research. The successful candidate will hold the Elks Endowed Chair in Neonatology with proven history of extramural funding. The Chief will also lead a group of outstanding attendings and neonatal nurse practitioners and will participate in clinical responsibilities in a level IV Newborn Intensive Care Unit. In partnership with Banner University Medical Center, we are committed to improving the health of infants by providing quality clinical services, furthering the understanding of complex diseases through original research, and participating in the education of medical students and residents. Candidates with experience in clinical translational research or basic science research is preferred.

The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the
    clinical growth of the division of Pediatric Neonatology.
  • Teach
    medical students and residents.
  • Participate
    in research or other scholarly activities.
  • Lead
    division meetings and committee service as requested by the Department,
    College, or clinical partner Banner University Medical Group.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Possess skills required to conduct research activities.
  • Excellent procedural and clinical skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or DO
  • BC or BE in
    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of Arizona.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Leadership in clinical and educational enterprises.
  • Experience in programmatic development.
  • Experience in clinical translational research and/or basic science research.

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

To be Determined

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

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

Fayez Ghishan |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

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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