The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions invites applications for a faculty position at the level of associate professor or professor to serve as Chair of the Department of Applied Clinical Research (ACR). The ACR program is designed to provide research training and development to healthcare professionals seeking an academic/research career. This position is a full time, 12 month appointment with administrative, teaching and research responsibilities. Successful applicants will have a doctoral degree, experience in academic administration with sound fiscal management and leadership skills, an excellent record of classroom teaching and student training, as well as an outstanding reputation with history of federally funded research programs. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in an academic medical center setting and clinical / translational research interests relevant to the health professions. The Chair will oversee the management of the academic program and contribute substantially to the research enterprise. The Chair must be able to provide the leadership and vision for the continued growth of the department and development of faculty and staff.
Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
Applicants should upload a letter of intent, complete curriculum vitae, brief research summary, and contact information of three references by visiting:
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including six who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985. The faculty of more than 2,700 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide medical care in about 80 specialties to more than 105,000 hospitalized patients, nearly 370,000 emergency room cases, and oversee approximately 3 million outpatient visits a year.
As part of one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers, the UT Southwestern School of Health Professions is a leader in training students to meet the challenges and opportunities in a wide range of dynamic fields, including applied clinical research, clinical nutrition, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, prosthetics-orthotics, radiation therapy, and rehabilitation counseling. More than 300 students enroll each year for studies at the master’s and doctorate levels.
Our distinguished faculty p...repare students in a variety of health care delivery settings, provide high-quality patient and client services, and conduct ongoing research and professional development. In every program, we not only provide students with the tools necessary to care for a rapidly evolving patient population, we also equip our students with the mentorship and leadership development training necessary to elevate and improve our health care delivery system.