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Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN, United States
30+ days ago
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
30+ days ago


The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine is a statewide network of emergency departments striving to set new standards of training for medical students, residents, fellows and pre-hospital providers while providing quality care for a diverse patient population.

IU School of Medicine leads in the science of emergency medicine, operating in an environment that has rich research infrastructure, including the highest-ranked Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) in the United States and a nationally ranked medical bio-informatics institution. Multiple clinical environments present practitioners with ample opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients on a daily basis.

The IU School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine delivers patient care of unsurpassed quality and advanced emergency medicine through education, innovation and discovery in a collegial environment that promotes intellectual and professional growth.

Overall Responsibilities:

1. Growth and vitality of emergency care research in the department, including , but not limited to: clinical research, health services, and education
2. To provide the leadership and mentorship necessary to achieve our goal of becoming top 5 NIH-funded program
3. To improve the scientific basis for high quality emergency care delivery
4. To advance the national reputation of the Department by means of research excellence with a unifying theme through increased conduct of funded clinical research, increased publications, and consistently superior enrollment in clinical studies
5. Diversity Equity and Inclusion is critical to the long-term success of the department. A particular focus on mentorship and development of learners and faculty from under-represented groups in medicine is a priority.

Core Responsibilities:
A. Administrative
1. Aggressively recruit additional research faculty (including MD and PhD) in areas of departmental focus.
2. Assist with development of annual budget for clinical and basic sciences research.
3. Together with the Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration, oversee overall research funds flows including ensuring appropriate and sustainable staffing levels, appropriate use of funds, etc.
4. Functional oversight of research staff and teams
5. Maintain databases to provide information for research reports and research updates.
6. Participate in and lead discussions of research topics and concerns at the student, resident, fellow, faculty, executive, and institutional levels.
7. Serve as director or mentorship panel of the research fellowship. Recruit and train research fellows in core areas.
B. Research
1. Increase primary departmental NIH and other federal research support. This will be accomplished by a mixture of assisting with the submission of grants by current research faculty, recruiting outside established investigators, and home-growing investigators.
2. Aggressively seek out and successfully participate in multicenter NIH-funded and other federally funded trials.
3. Coordinate clinical research with other Indiana University and external departments and actively develop new research collaborations.
4. Seek out, obtain, and implement industry-funded trials which either advance our core missions or provide additional support to research staff. Continue to expand these collaborations and to use them to provide opportunities to other department investigators to serve as PI.
5. Actively manage the clinical research enrollment mission to ensure enrollment targets are met and exceeded. Identify problem areas, develop solutions, and assist other investigators with enrollment difficulties.
6. Oversee research budgets for all clinical trials to ensure they are appropriate and equitable
C. Mentorship
1. Oversee career development/effort of junior clinical research faculty on the tenure and research tracks including quarterly to semi-annual meetings, preparation of annual report to Chair, and ensuring appropriate commitment , effort, and productivity as expected for track and rank.
2. Provide direct mentorship to research junior faculty
3. Be a primary mentor for trainees (residents, fellows) who have self-identified as committed future research faculty
4. Establish and publicize office hours or other similar mechanism to provide ongoing advice on research projects to other faculty, residents, and students (2 hours per week).
D. Education
1. Create, in conjunction with education faculty leadership, a program to increase the academic productivity of educational faculty by providing targeted research support to help non-research faculty develop areas of interest and concentrated research programs
2. Assist with residency recruitment of candidates identified as potential future academic faculty by active participation in their interview process.

As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years.

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Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. MD or DO board certified (or eligible) Indiana license or ability to obtain.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 56589588
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
  • Position Title: Vice Chair of Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Company Name: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Job Function: Vice Chair
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
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