Essential Functions: The Associate Chair for Research, Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSUSOM) Department of Emergency Medicine, (known herein as the "ACR" unless otherwise stated) serves as a facilitator for basic, clinical and translational research within the Department of Emergency Medicine, in line with the vision and strategic direction of WSU and the SOM. As directed by the Chair, the ACR represents the Department both internally to the University and externally with respect to departmental research endeavors. The ACR also serves as part of the Department's administrative team through active participation in research planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities.ACR fulfills general faculty responsibilities (teaching, practice, scholarship and service) commensurate with his/her respective faculty appointment. Essential duties and responsibilities.In concert with the Chair, develop, implement, and monitor a departmental strategy that promotes focused, mentored faculty research2.Maintain an extramurally funded, nationally recognized research program and increase national level, peer-reviewed funding3.In concert with the SOM Dean and Associate Dean for Research foster interdepartmental and multidisciplinary research initiatives4.In concert with the Chair, develop budgetary and personnel projections to expand departmental research5.Advise the Chair regarding expenditure of the funds to support research endeavors6.Direct and evaluate the Clinical and Basic Science Research Directors7.Assure a process for orientation of new faculty to research policies and procedures8.Serve as the Departmental liaison to WSUSOM Committees relevant to departmental research9.Review departmental Institutional Review Board (IRB) proposals10.Monitor expenditures of seed grants and equipment grants11.Serve as a faculty mentor/advisor regarding research managerial, budgetary, and personnel issues12.Represent the Department for research space planning issues as directed by the Chair13.Direct a process for monitoring laboratory equipment/instruments including inventory, purchasing, maintenance contracts, user fee policies and procedures14.Serve as back-up support for duties and responsibilities of the Chair, as may be needed including departmental signature authority for grants, contracts, and IRB submissions15. Provides mentoring to Departmental research-oriented faculty16. Supervises the Clinical and Basic Science Research Directors and their staff
Qualifications: Medical degree from an accredited medical school required.Valid Michigan medical license required.Rank commensurate with credentialsTrained in Emergency Medicine residency program.Demonstrated ethical conduct, professionalism, interpersonal skills, leadership and management abilities sufficient to effectively direct and develop basic and clinical investigators, research scientists, laboratory technicians and support staff. Knowledge of, and ability to create vision, strategic direction, research plans and provide guidance to stimulate research endeavors within the WSUSOM Department of Emergency Medicine. Sufficient broad-based knowledge of current trends in research that may be a focused interest to the Department and the SOM including basic, clinical, and translational research. Possesses professional recognition within national professional and scientific organizations.Reasoning Abilities: 1. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions to solve problems and plan strategic initiatives2. Ability to interpret and create research plans as well as negotiate financial arrangements with partners or research sponsorsLanguage Skills: 1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills2. Ability to read and interpret scientific literature, financial reports; develop research plans, and create research contracts or other legal documents for review by the Chair3. Ability to effectively present information, in oral or written form, to state, national or local stakeholders of the department or SOM
Internal Number: 76_208102
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.