Duke Health, Department of Anesthesiology

Position ID:Duke Health-Department of Anesthesiology-VC [#27699, 26733SAr]
Position Title: Duke Anesthesiology seeks Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Anesthesiology
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2024/05/30)
Position Description:    

The Department of Anesthesiology at Duke University Medical Center seeks applications from physician leaders with training and experience in mentoring and in leadership for the position of Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs to oversee the full range of faculty development activities and academic career enhancement.

With more than 180 MD and PhD faculty, the Department of Anesthesiology is committed to support the faculty and to offer career development opportunities for early career, mid-career and senior faculty. Duke Anesthesiology’s mission is to provide extraordinary care through a unique culture of innovation, education, research, and professional growth. The overall goal of this position is to create an inclusive environment that values our differences and enables our faculty to reach their academic goals by developing their careers through greater engagement, mentorship, and coaching. The ideal candidate will need to exercise emotional intelligence, build trust and credibility, and collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders to achieve the developmental goals of the faculty.

The Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs will report to the Department Chair and work closely with other Vice Chairs, Associate Vice-Chairs, and Division Chiefs in fostering an environment that values and promotes faculty development.

Education Requirements - Candidates must hold an MD, DO, or equivalent degree - Board Certified in Anesthesiology and participating in Maintenance of Certification - Fellowship training or equivalent clinical experience in any of the anesthesiology subspecialty areas preferred

Required Qualifications - Full-time, regular rank faculty member (minimum rank of Associate Professor of Anesthesiology) - Previous experience as a leader of, and at a minimum, as a participant in faculty (or leadership) development training - Demonstrated interest, commitment, and leadership with excellent communication skills - Demonstrated experience promoting a diverse workforce/academic environment - Passion for promoting the careers and well-being of faculty - Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of North Carolina

Duties and Responsibilities - Advance the Department’s leadership and faculty development initiatives: Leverage existing and develop new initiatives to provide resources for mentoring, leadership, team building, and professionalism among faculty. - Design and implement innovative programs tailored to the evolving needs of our faculty, ensuring a continuous path of professional growth and achievement. - Build effective mentor-mentee and peer-to-peer mentoring relationships. Support faculty individually regarding mentorship and career guidance. Oversee the existing early career faculty mentorship program, continue and enhance existing additional faculty development programs for early career development. - Work with the Associate Vice-Chair for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion to ensure alignment of goals with regard to equity in recruitment, bias training for faculty, and development of under-represented in medicine faculty. - Participate in Departmental Appointment, Promotion and Tenure (APT) committee, serve as a resource for faculty during the APT process, and advise faculty regarding readiness for promotion. In consultation with division chiefs, discuss career development and APT concerns for all department faculty prior to annual review with the Department Chair. - Champion an environment of professionalism, respect, and inclusivity. Promote faculty and staff wellness, engagement, recruitment, and retention. Foster a collegial environment where disagreements are resolved constructively and collaboratively. - Assess departmental culture through internal and institutional surveys. Promote departmental response to institutional culture survey requests to ensure maximal participation that can generate actionable data. - Address issues related to professional conduct and work with faculty to uphold the highest standards of ethical and professional behavior aligned with the Duke University Health System (DUHS) and the Duke University School of Medicine (DUSOM) policies and guidelines. Work with department leadership to manage professionalism concerns among faculty. - Develop and implement strategies for effective conflict management within the department. - Serve as liaison between the Anesthesiology Department and the School of Medicine Office of Faculty, Medical Center APT committee, Faculty Affairs Steering Team (FAST) committee in the office of the Vice Dean for Faculty, and the entities with Justice, Equity, Diversity, Antiracism and Inclusion (JEDAI) oversight in the DUSOM and DUHS.

The Department of Anesthesiology offers a competitive compensation plan that includes comprehensive benefits and rewards academic excellence. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate's academic record.

Duke University is located in the greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, which offers wide-ranging options in residential communities, social activities and nightlife. The three major academic institutions within the Triangle, along with Research Triangle Park (a globally renowned mecca for technology companies), have made the area culturally diverse, economically prosperous, and nationally recognized as one of the fastest growing areas in the nation. To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit https://community.duke.edu/. For more information about Duke Anesthesiology, visit: https://anesthesiology.duke.edu/

Interested candidates should submit CV and Letter of Interest at https://www.practicematch.com/physicians/job-details.cfm/952032 With a deep commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Duke University will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working, learning and care environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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Contact: Stacey Armistead
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
4825 Creekstone Drive, Suite 250
Durham, NC 27703
Web Page: https://anesthesiology.duke.edu/