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Division Director/Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine

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Position Information

Working Title Division Director/Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Classification Title Professor
Position Number 01201854
Hours Per Week 40
Department Gynecology & Obstetrics
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Position Summary

The Director will lead the Division’s clinical, research and educational activities. This position will provide leadership, direction, supervision, and accountability to the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology in fulfilling the research, educational and clinical mission and values of the University of Kansas Medical Center. S/he is responsible for providing the vision, strategic direction, and environment to grow and sustain the expansion of the Division. This position will interact productively and collaboratively with all aspects at all levels of the Division, Department and various institutes at KUMC, and throughout KUMC as a whole. Building relationships, mentoring faculty, and recruitment and retention are key elements of this position.

Required Qualifications

M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with an excellent record of NIH funding, outstanding track records of publications, clinical research, productivity and mentorship. Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology; eligible for Kansas/Missouri medical license.

Preferred Qualifications

National and international leader in their area of clinical and research expertise; Excellent and effective interpersonal skills to develop relationships for strong collaborations; Strong track record of leadership in academic medical center or similar environment; Proven ability to develop and execute short and long term strategic initiatives.

Environment Healthcare
Physical Requirements Light
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

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EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Development of an outcomes and translational research program as well as improvements in the scholarship activities by trainees. Future expansion of both the clinical mission and the fellowship program complement the needed growth in research with the vision to achieve national and international recognition for research efforts.

Description of Job Duty

Develop an organization structure for the division that functions collaboratively, professionally, and competently with internal and external entities. Provide administrative direction and use sound management techniques with regard to program development. Develop goals and implement strategies with guidance from the Department Chair and fiscal input from the Business Manager. Develop measures to evaluate outcomes of divisional activities. Pursue appropriate resources and funding sources for program development. Evaluate the division’s progress and effectively respond to environmental changes. Strive for excellence and integrity with a balance between idealism and pragmatism.

Description of Job Duty

Expand the Division’s clinical and research activities in collaboration with KUMC by the recruitment of physician and basic scientists.

Description of Job Duty

Promote, support and value the institution’s education mission. Provide guidance and resources for the development and continual improvement of excellent educational opportunities for medical and graduate students, health professionals, staff, faculty, community physicians and the public at large. Support life long learning initiatives. Promote and sustain a culture of inquiry, collaborative team care across clinical disciplines, and scholarly discovery with application and integration. Remain abreast of accreditation, certification, and regulatory standards governing educational programs. Ensure objective evaluation of educational programs, learners, and educators.

Description of Job Duty

Coach, counsel, lead, mentor and motivate faculty and staff at all levels within the division. Recruit able faculty, support them in achieving their career potential and maximize their contribution to the University. Establish expectations and standards. Evaluate performance and recommend appropriate rewards for excellence or actions needed to improve performance. Identify and take appropriate action for unacceptable behavior by students, residents, fellows and faculty.

Description of Job Duty

Serve on committees, boards, councils and ad hoc groups to advance the goals of the institution, to represent the department and division, and to contribute to KU’s commitment to the well-being of the greater community.

Description of Job Duty

Maintain a maternal fetal medicine practice. Write referral letters and documentation for patient medical records as appropriate. These patient-care duties may involve the attending physicians only, or they may involve training medical students, residents or fellows.

Description of Job Duty

Perform other duties as assigned by the Department.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Research Proposal
  5. Teaching Statement
  6. Publications