Specific Title: Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Orthopaedic Surgery
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Indiana University Health Physicians and the Indiana University School of Medicine seek a strong academic leader for the Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. The successful candidate will have a strong background in education, research and management of clinical operations. Demonstrated leadership ability is essential. This individual should be fellowship trained with subspecialty board certification in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and experienced in the practice of pediatric orthopaedics in a tertiary care academic setting. Experience working in a culturally diverse environment is highly preferred. This individual will be responsible for leading a clinically vibrant surgical section of 5 pediatric orthopaedic surgeons. There is tremendous opportunity for further faculty recruitment and academic achievement.
Riley Hospital for Children is Indiana's only comprehensive children's hospital, with experts in every pediatric specialty, and is the only hospital in Indiana that is nationally-ranked in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 editions of Best Children's Hospitals. Riley is home to Indiana's only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Pediatric Burn Unit and Pediatric Dialysis Program.
Riley Hospital for Children is located in Indianapolis, the 12th largest city in the nation and the state capital. The cost of living is below the national average despite tremendous growth. The city enjoys a healthy arts community, with internationally recognized symphony, opera, and ballet companies and excellent museums, including the world's largest children's museum. Indianapolis is well-known for auto racing and is recognized internationally as an amateur sports center. It is home to professional football, men's and women's basketball, baseball, soccer, and hockey teams. Please check out Visit Indy to learn more about Indianapolis.
Application Instructions: Candidates interested in this leadership opportunity should visit http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3346 to apply. Please submit the following: (1) a short letter of interest noting key leadership experiences and/or approaches and (2) a curriculum vitae. The priority application deadline is February 13, 2017.
Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.
The successful candidate will have a strong background in education, research and management of clinical operations. Demonstrated leadership ability is essential. This individual should be fellowship trained with subspecialty board certification in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and experienced in the practice of pediatric orthopaedics in a tertiary care academic setting.
Department Contact for Questions:
Kim Ammon Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration Department of Orthopaedic Surgery firstname.lastname@example.org 317-372-1645
OAA #: IUSM000282016
Internal Number: 3346
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.