Rheumatology - Assistant/Associate Professor - Research
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 137993
The Division of Rheumatology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is seeking 2 full-time faculty members to expand and enhance its clinical & research program in pediatric rheumatic diseases (along with multiple other Research and Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professors). Cincinnati Children's is a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we're proud of it. We offer programs the promote and build a welcoming environment for all employees. CCHMC actively encourages interest from minorities and women.
The Clinical Educator position (s) responsibilities are primarily clinical duties with the expectation to assume a divisional leadership position in system/ quality improvement in the upcoming years. Appropriate training will be provided as needed. Depending on a candidate's interest and prior accomplishments, there will be 20-40% protected time for research and/or leadership functions.
We also seek to recruit a Clinician Scientist with a strong commitment to becoming an independent investigator and leader in the field of pediatric rheumatology. Potential areas of research include, but are not necessarily limited to, clinical trials, precision-dosing of medications, environmental health, and the use of large datasets. Suitable applicants will have demonstrated outstanding (or the promise of outstanding) laboratory-based or patient-based investigative experience. Protected time for research will be 80% but opportunities for clinical service activities in pediatrics rheumatology are available, depending on the candidate's interests and training.
Currently, the Pediatric Rheumatology Division at CCHMC employs 12 clinical and research MD and/or PhD faculty, and is supported by a large group of nurses, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists, a dedicated social worker and 16 clinical research coordinators. The division has six clinical and research fellows in training and takes on two new clinical fellows per year through an ACGME-approved and T32 supported fellowship program. Research activities are supported by two NIAMS P30 Clinical Core Centers. CCHMC Pediatric Rheumatology offers a full range of modern diagnostic techniques, including musculoskeletal ultrasound. We use a multidisciplinary approach to diagnose, treat, and manage the care of a variety of pediatric rheumatic diseases. Our division is internationally recognized for its research.
CCHMC is actively engaged in quality improvement with a strong commitment to provide the best quality of medical care to individuals with pediatric rheumatic diseases. Our research programs are supported by two P30 NIAMS Center of Research Excellence.
CCHMC is ranked third on the Honor Roll in U.S. News & World Report's of America's Best Children's Hospitals issue. Additionally, CCHMC offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, as well as assistance in moving to one of America's most livable cities. We provide our physicians with a tremendous amount of support and mentorship to ensure professional growth and enable them to effectively treat the patients in their care. Therefore, we encourage applicants to join our growing team.
Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae with a brief statement of career goals to the attention of:
Sheila Angeles-Han or Hermine Brunner
Sheila.Angeles-Han@cchmc.org or Hermine.Brunner@cchmc.org
Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA). All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Successful candidates for either of these faculty positions must have an D.O.; M.B.B.S; M.D.; or M.D., Ph.D. degree and, ideally, will have completed at least three years of pediatric rheumatology fellowship training. Successful applicants will have co-appointments at the Department of Pediatrics of University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. Faculty rank at Assistant or Associate Professor, with the opportunity to enter the tenure track, will be determined based on qualifications and experience.
Interpersonal Communication Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Diversity Capable of relating to diverse age and demographic backgrounds.
Analytical Ability Analytical ability required to evaluate data, and make judgments with regard to medical/surgical, and clinical research material.
Organization/Prioritization Possess organization and prioritization abilities.
Methodology Knowledge of research methodology, practice specialty, growth and development, family centered care, pathophysiology and/or pharmacology.
Professionalism Organizational ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed and complex medical center. Possesses expert knowledge and experience of medical specialty.
Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.