The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) and Carle Health System (Carle) have embarked on an exciting endeavor by creating the nation's first engineering-based college of medicine. In partnership, Carle and Illinois are seeking an exceptional leader to serve as the Executive Vice Dean. A member of the Dean's executive leadership team, the Executive Vice Dean will serve strategically to develop Carle Illinois College of Medicine into a global leader of engineering- and technology-based medical education and healthcare delivery research. This will include strategy in support of the college's case-drive, problem-based, active-learning curricular environment for its engineering-based medical education program in compliance with Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) standards and aligned with the objectives of the college. The Executive Vice Dean will report directly to the Dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.
This is a rare opportunity to join an enthusiastically engaged, multi-disciplinary group of academic scholars, health care professionals, and specialists in medical education at the intersection of engineering, biological, and clinical sciences. This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenured, administrative position. Consideration will be given for a zero-percent time, non-tenured faculty appointment in the college, based on the individual's qualifications and interests; opportunities may also exist for concurrent appointment in another University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign college. Future possibilities exist for a partial time faculty appointment and/or partial clinical release time up to 20%. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications; the start date will be as soon as possible after the close of the search.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as a member of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine executive leadership team and advise the Dean on strategic planning for engineering and technology related to the college's educational mission and research interests.
Oversee strategic academic partnerships, including international partnerships.
Ensure the effective representation of the medical school throughout the community, the state, and the academic/medical communities throughout the country.
Collaborate with other members of the college's executive leadership team to recommend, establish, and implement policies and procedures to ensure a rewarding engineering-based medical education experience aligned with Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation.
Participate in relevant standing educational committees and meet regularly with education-related associate deans in the College.
Participate in the hiring of faculty and administrative staff involved in the curriculum and administration as needed.
Model and encourage positive inter-professional relationship bridging the college's private/public organization and its missions, cultivating positive relationship with community health partners; seek out and support unique college partnerships with industry or other business partners and foundations.
Collaborate to develop and implement strategies for Carle Illinois College of Medicine graduates in career opportunities and research trajectories.
Assist in the college's advancement opportunities and development.
Act on behalf of the Dean when requested by the Dean.
Domestic and international travel is expected.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships; work cooperatively and collegially with others in a manner consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect; support and engage in equal employment opportunity principles, rules, and regulations.
Foster a culture of diversity and inclusion within the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.
Champion positive inter-professional relationship bridging the college's private/public organization and missions.
M.D./Ph.D.; M.D; D.O.; or PhD in a discipline pertinent to the intersection of engineering, technology, innovation, and the biomedical and clinical sciences.
Senior faculty status with an established record of successful research, student programs, faculty promotion and recognition, collaboration and experience in leadership roles in a research-intensive academic institution.
Record of successively advanced leadership roles evidencing skills and abilities to communicate successfully with diverse stakeholders including faculty, administrators, staff, alumni, students, benefactors, members of the professional community, business partners and potential research collaborators.
Records of successfully engaging external sponsorship for research conducted in an academic institution.
Established record of international academic collaborations and overseeing international programs.
Established record of inter-disciplinary scholarly activity, documented through collaborations in research, teaching, publishing, or other scholarly activities.
Established record of mentorship of faculty and students, supporting principles of life-long learning.
Record of skills and abilities to create and perform research with an outcome of discovery or extended knowledge that, in turn, directly benefits advancement in medicine, health care delivery, patient care, and wellness.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required
Strong familiarity with how to initiate, grow and sustain interest of scholars and industry leaders in inter-disciplinary novel approaches to solving biomedical and/or engineering and/or clinical problems. Skills relevant to successful strategic communication with diverse stakeholders including faculty, administrators, staff, alumni, students, benefactors, members of the professional community, business partners and potential research collaborators.
Procedure for Candidacy:
For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by no later than September 23, 2022.
1. Submit the Staff Vacancy Application 2. Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms 3. Upload your cover letter and resume (months and years of employment must be included), and contact information of three professional references.
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