Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
July 11, 2018
North Chicago, Illinois
Higher Education Institution
Job Description Summary The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is seeking an academic leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Director of the H.M. Bligh Cancer Research Laboratories. For additional information about the University and the Department please visit our website: https://www.rosalindfranklin.edu/academics/chicago-medical-school/departments/microbiology-and-immunology/.
TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, a description of academic vision/administrative style, and the names of 4 references, via e-mail as a single pdf to the chair of the search committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
This individual will be responsible for the continued advancement of the research, educational, and service activities of the department, as well as the continued development of collaborations throughout the university. Resources are available for the continued development of the department, including recruitment of new faculty. Ample collaborative opportunities exist with other departments and schools within RFUMS. The department is actively engaged in teaching students in both the Medical School and the basic sciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Program.
All full-time faculty members employed by RFUMS are expected to engage in activities that are considered core to their primary role as a faculty member. These activities may include teaching, scholarly activity, and service.
Teaching responsibilities vary and may include:
Advising and mentoring for students
Scholarly activities vary and may include:
Service activities vary and may include internal and external contributions through:
Contributions to the profession
Direct patient care
Scholarly activities and/or clinical activities are negotiated and determined at the department level and are primarily based upon the faculty track.
Required Education & Experience Applicants must have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree and be eligible for the rank of full Professor with tenure.
Candidates should have extensive research accomplishments and substantial research support, have proven leadership ability, have an established record of training students and postdoctoral fellows, and be interested in leading the Department in the above areas.
* An official transcript for the highest degree earned and also the highest clinical degree earned, if different and relevant to the position will be required.
Internal Number: 20111031
About Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in Interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. As such, the University benefits from active collaborations with local hospitals, as well as academic institutions in both cities. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the University with potential research and clinical training resources. Rosalind Franklin University is comprised of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, College of Health Professions, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Rosalind Franklin University enrolls approximately 2,000 students per academic year, and is supported by 1650 full and part-time faculty and 415 staff members. Founded in 1912, Rosalind Franklin University has educated more than 17,000 medical and advanced health sciences degree graduates i...n the United States and worldwide. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. To serve the population through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the wellness of its people. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities