Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Director of Biomedical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) and the Carle Health System (Carle) have embarked on an exciting endeavor by creating the nation’s first engineering-based college of medicine. In partnership, Carle and Illinois are seeking an exceptional leader to serve as the first permanent Director of Biomedical Science and Engineering for the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. A member of the Dean’s senior leadership team, the Director of Biomedical Science and Engineering will serve as the principal administrative officer/unit executive officer, guiding this area into status as an academic department within the College. This position will report directly to the inaugural Dean, Carle Illinois College of Medicine.
This is a rare opportunity to join an enthusiastically engaged, multi-disciplinary group of academic scholars, health care professionals, and specialists in medical education at the intersection of engineering, biological, and clinical sciences. It is planned that the individual in this administrative role will have full-time, benefits eligible, University employment, including opportunities for concurrent appointment in another University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign college and/or the Carle Health System. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The start date will be as soon as possible after the close of the search. If the individual selected to serve as Director of Biomedical Science and Engineering is additionally qualified to hold faculty status in the medical college, then consideration will be made for a zero percent time non-tenured faculty appointment.
Responsibilities of the position include the following:
Education requirement: An M.D., D.O., or Ph.D. degree in a discipline related to the Carle Illinois College of Medicine is required.
Required experience, skills and abilities include:
Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a thriving micro-urban university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life as reflected by its ranking as one of 10 Great Neighborhoods in America by the American Planning Association: https://www.planning.org/greatplaces/neighborhoods/2007/westurbana.htm
Procedure for candidacy:
For more information on the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, please visit https://medicine.illinois.edu/. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and review of applications will begin immediately. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by no later than March 22, 2017. Interested candidates must create a candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu; submit an application, resume, and a letter of interest that should include a brief one-page statement that describes how applicant’s career goals and experiences will contribute to the new college. Also required is a list of names and contact information of three professional references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Jennifer Steiling at email@example.com.
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Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).