Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Department Chair Vacancy #: 966015 Recruitment Range: Commensurate with qualifications Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Work with the Dean and serve as a member of the institutional leadership team.
Work collaboratively with other institutional leaders and colleagues to develop and advance the goals of the institution.
Maintain and expand high-quality clinical services and programs such that the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Brody School of Medicine is recognized as a national leader in the area of tele-psychiatry and rural health.
Provide leadership that promotes professional development/mentorship of existing faculty members and attracts/retains highly motivated and exceptional faculty, staff and trainees to the department.
Foster a culture of interdisciplinary research through collaboration with other ECU departments and centers.
Balance the budget, be a financially prudent steward, and accountable for institutional resources.
Develop key institutional partnerships and strategic relationships and define and pursue interdisciplinary clinical and research goals that align with Brody School of Medicine.
Bringing a high quality of values-based leadership to the Department and its relationship with Vidant Health, Vidant Medical Center, and with other units in the Division of Health Sciences and throughout ECU.
Encourage creative thinking and catalyze collaborative opportunities to bring together all the Department’s resources to achieve goals and mold the future direction of the Department.
Building upon the mission of the Department of Psychiatric Medicine to improve healthcare delivery, education, research and service to the people of Eastern North Carolina and beyond.
Fostering a supportive atmosphere where faculty and staff are encouraged to reach their academic potential.
Leading expansion of the Department of Psychiatric Medicine in its educational, clinical, and research roles to increase the Department’s national recognition.
Oversee departmental budgeting and resource management, meet departmental financial goals, and enact policies and processes that promote fiscal accountability and responsibility.
As the educational leader of the department, ensure an excellent teaching program for the students, residents, and fellows who are receiving education and training within the department.
Identify new and expand existing sources of funding, including extramural clinical and translational research grants, philanthropy and clinical revenue.
Assure implementation of University policies pertaining to faculty governance and evaluation, and actively enhance diversity.
Encourage and support diversity among department’s constituents, creating an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, and acceptance.
Awareness of the subtle challenges preventing women and minority students and faculty from realizing their full potentials and work to address these challenges.
Articulate and model the importance of caring for patients, promoting health, and preventing disease.
Value patient care, understand the breadth of skills needed to meet the health care needs of a diverse patient population, and serve as a clinical role model.
Promote and support advances in clinical practice and be aware of the larger issues of healthcare in our society.
Participation in clinical care, including some on-call responsibilities.
MD, DO, or an equivalent degree from an appropriately accredited institution
Board certified in psychiatry
Credentials consistent with the academic rank of an associate professor or full professor
Demonstrated record of distinguished clinical, scholarly, and administrative accomplishments highlighted by an active clinical practice and research publications in peer-reviewed journals resulting from a distinguished track record of scholarship
Proven capacity for clinical and academic leadership, integration and collaboration in the field of mental health
Must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of North Carolina
The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years in leadership roles in an academic Department of Psychiatry
Experience in engaging and working collaboratively and collegially with academic faculty, hospital administrators, and community-based health care leaders
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 966015 to ECU Human Resources athttp://jobs.ecu.edu.
ECU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.