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Job Title: Department Head
Job Number: 2018-819
Organization: UCONN School of Medicine
Posted: 4/17/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Farmington,  CT    USA
Position Description: The UConn School of Medicine is seeking an outstanding leader for the position, Chair of the Department of Community Medicine and Health Care. The Chair is expected to provide guidance and vision to an interdisciplinary department while performing as a researcher, a teacher in the department's academic programs, and a faculty colleague and mentor. Desired areas of expertise include but are not limited to health services research, public health, population health, epidemiology, public heath informatics, and health disparities. This position is ideal for an energetic individual with the leadership skills and vision required to foster the health and growth of a department with diverse disciplines that values educational and research excellence. Faculty investigators engage in research on a wide range of topics including cancer epidemiology, substance use disorders, health services evaluation, health law and ethics, health behavior, public health dentistry, HIV/AIDS, and global health. The department is responsible for MPH and PhD programs in Public Health, as well as playing a significant role in the new medical and dental curriculums being currently implemented.

Qualifications: Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in an appropriate discipline, and have nationally recognized accomplishments in research, demonstrated capacity to secure extramural funding, commitment to training the next generation of public health and health care practitioners, significant experience in leading and fostering interdisciplinary groups, and ability to develop collaborations with public and private agencies.

Organization Description: UConn Health is located in Farmington CT, is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is in an era of unprecedented growth. The campus is a core component of the Bioscience Connecticut initiative: a bold plan to strengthen Connecticut's leadership in bioscience innovation ( UConn Health has partnered with the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine as part of a major initiative in genomics, with state-of-the-art and renovated research laboratories.

Closing Date: 7/17/2018
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Contact Name: David Gregorio,  Department Head
Contact Location: UCONN School of Medicine
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington   CT  06109
United States
Contact Location: UCONN School of Medicine
  263 Farmington Avenue
  Farmington   CT  06109
  United States
Contact Phone: 860-679-5480 
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How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter indicating research interests, vision for the Department and description of leadership/mentoring style (maximum of 2 pages), and a curriculum vitae in a single pdf file to the UConn Health Employment Services website (Search no. 2018-819) Please address questions to the search committee chair, Dr. Eric Mortensen ( Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

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