Assistant/Associate Professor, Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Control
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 135458
The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Infectious Diseases Division seeks an MD or MD-PhD faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to fill the position of Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control (IP&C). The successful candidate will join a nationally recognized program specializing in infection prevention and clinical care focused on improving outcomes for children at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC).
The ideal candidate will divide their effort between patient care and infection prevention activities, including leadership in prevention of hospital acquired infections, engagement of internal and external partners, and representing IP&C and CCHMC in public forums. The candidate will have additional designated effort to engage with Antimicrobial Stewardship for collaboration and institutional alignment. The amount of clinical effort for this position is 25-30%, depending upon the individual strengths and career plans of the candidate.
The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Infectious Diseases Division has existing strengths in manyareas of basic and clinical research; including in viral pathogenesis, host-microbe interactions, mechanisms of inflammation and tolerance, vaccine development and clinical trials, transplant/immunocompromised infectious diseases, infectious diseases epidemiology and surveillance, infection prevention, and antimicrobial stewardship. The successful candidate will receive dedicated mentoring to enhance their clinical and academic career development.
CCHMC is a vibrant academic medical center and one of the top children's hospitals in the world, with 670 beds and operations of >$2.3 billion annually. CCHMC is a leading center for solid organ (heart, kidney, liver, lung and small intestine) and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Academic efforts at CCHMC are supported by outstanding infrastructure and a substantial research endowment administered through the Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation.
Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).
We invite you to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Paul W. Spearman, MD, Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics c/o Nathan Gohlke, HR Consultant, Physician and Faculty Recruitment Email: Nathan.Gohlke@cchmc.org
PhD degree in a related scientific or research field
Three years related experience in research field research and/or Lab experience assisting with the preparation of data for presentation at scientific meetings
Associate Professor appointment or eligibility required
Interpersonal Communication Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Diversity Capable of relating to diverse age and demographic backgrounds.
Analytical Ability Analytical ability required to evaluate data, and make judgments with regard to medical/surgical, and clinical research material.
Organization/Prioritization Possess organization and prioritization abilities.
Methodology Knowledge of research methodology, practice specialty, growth and development, family centered care, pathophysiology and/or pharmacology.
Professionalism Organizational ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed and complex medical center. Possesses expert knowledge and experience of medical specialty.
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.