Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health, Chair
Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health at UTMB: The University of Texas Medical Branch seeks an individual with an outstanding record of leadership to serve as Chair for its Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health (PMPH). A visionary individual is desired who will help build upon current excellence to grow this dynamic and diverse Department to the next level. Consistent with the core values of the institution, the Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health is responsible for the quality of educational, scientific, and clinical programs within the department. He or she is responsible for the overall leadership, development, and management of the department consistent with guidelines set forth in the UTMB Handbook of Operating Procedures and the Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations and in support of UTMB’s rapidly expanding programs. This oversight includes the appropriate and optimal use of human, financial, space and other resources to successfully manage the clinical, educational, research and administrative missions of the department. The Chair is the Academic and Clinical Leader and is expected to advance excellence in clinical care, teaching and training, research and scholarship including mentoring residents, fellows and other graduate students to become successful clinicians, educators, and academicians. He or she must help develop and sustain an appropriate balance between high levels of client service and exceptional operational efficiency while fostering a culture of informed, self-directed compliance with institutional regulations.
Four Divisions include:
• Population Health and Health Policy Management – 28 faculty members. • Aerospace Medicine – 5 faculty members. • Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Office of Biostatistics) – 6 faculty members. • Bioethics & Health Humanities (Institute for Bioethics & Health Humanities) – 6 faculty members.
Income Package: A negotiable income package is offered based upon level of Academic experience. Superior benefits and retirement program along with relocation expenses and other incentives are also provided.
Position Requirements: PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, eight to ten years of related experience, demonstrated familiarity with academic administration in their specialty field and demonstrates comprehensive understanding of a medical school/hospital environment.
About UTMB Health: UTMB Health is a $2.2 billion health science center comprised of schools of Nursing, Medicine, and Health Professions, as well as a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, three institutes and over 10 exceptional research centers. Located near the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world, UTMB has a long and remarkable history of advancing health sciences education, research, and patient care. It was the first academic health center in Texas and is home to the state’s first schools of medicine, nursing, and allied health sciences. UTMB is also home to the Galveston National Laboratory, one of only two laboratories conducting research on a university campus at the BSL-4 level in the U.S. Overall research funding has increased 20% over the past five years to $132 million and UTMB ranks 54th nationally in NIH funding among medical schools. UTMB also ranks as a five-star hospital by Vizient, 1 of 12 of the 107 academic medical centers in the nation, for superior performance in providing high quality care. For 125 years, the university has maintained a forward-thinking spirit that has enabled it to serve its students, its patients, and the people of Texas and beyond, in innovative ways. For more information, visit https://www.utmb.edu/
Living in South Houston and Galveston, Texas: Galveston Island is home to approximately 50,000 residents and is known for its 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches, temperate climate, wide array of leisure and cultural activities, and affordable cost of living, all just south of Houston, the 4th largest city in the US. More information about UTMB and Galveston can be found on the UTMB Living Website: http://www.utmb.edu/utmbliving/
Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter and current Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Skott Harrington via email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include a preferred contact method.
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Internal Number: UTMB Chair
About The University of Texas Medical Branch
UTMB has a long history of advancing health sciences education, research and patient care. We were the first Academic Health Center in Texas and Galveston is home to the state's first schools of medicine. UTMB was established in 1891 and is comprised of 4 schools and 3 institutes. The Medical School enrolls 230 students per class and 1 in 6 Texas physicians have trained at UTMB.UTMB Health offers a full range of primary and specialty health care services throughout Galveston and Brazoria counties, the Bay Area and Southeast Texas. With approximately 70 primary and specialty care clinics, dozens of locations, and three large modern campuses featuring comprehensive hospital and emergency care, UTMB is a health system that continues to enhance access to excellent care.