The Ohio State University College of Medicine invites applications and nominations of highly qualified faculty members for the position of Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs. The vice dean represents a key leadership role for all three mission areas of the College of Medicine to support the health and wellness of the faculty of the College of Medicine. The vice dean reports to the dean and serves as a member of the College of Medicine executive leadership team. Specific roles for the Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs include, but are not limited to:
Work directly with the dean and senior leaders to impact the health and wellness of and to enrich the academic culture and environment for all College of Medicine faculty.
Oversight of the College of Medicine (COM) faculty appointment, promotion and tenure (P&T) processes. This role includes assessment and refinement of COM appointment, promotion and tenure guidelines, recommendations to the dean regarding the appointment of faculty members to serve on committees, and annual assessment and reporting to the faculty on P&T activities.
Oversight of the Center for Faculty Advancement, Mentoring and Engagement (FAME). This role includes development and management of new faculty programs, workshops, faculty rewards and recognition, college-wide structured mentoring programs and leadership and career development programs.
Guidance, oversight and mentorship to the Faculty Experience Group (FEG). The FEG's mission is to establish actionable items, provide guidance on implementation and accelerate interventions to improve the faculty experience. Serve as the liaison for faculty engagement and culture work throughout the COM.
Serve as a liaison for the dean to the faculty council and lead the College Council Agenda committee. The faculty council serves as a forum to discuss COM faculty issues and as a vehicle to facilitate communication between the faculty and the COM administration.
Lead efforts to create a new awards committee for the College of Medicine
Oversight of faculty equity, diversity and inclusion programs. This role includes development and implementation of a strategic plan to inspire the recruitment, retention and promotion of women and underrepresented minority faculty. The vice dean provides oversight of the Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) faculty group in developing and disseminating programs of interest to women in the COM. The vice dean partners with the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion to achieve diversity goals.
Facilitates support and guidance to faculty and chairs for the resolution of conflicts and for the facilitation/application of applicable college and university policies.
Serves as the College of Medicine liaison with The Ohio State University Office of Academic Affairs to facilitate identification of policy, advocate for COM faculty and other matters that affect the faculty in the COM including conflict resolution, faculty grievances and faculty discipline. The vice dean oversees the Office of Academic Affairs within the COM.
Faculty candidates at the rank of professor in the tenure track from all disciplines and backgrounds (clinical, basic science) with a strong history of faculty mentoring, leadership and experience in academic affairs (faculty promotion and/or development) are encouraged to apply. This position will be a 50% to 75% appointment in the dean’s office with the balance of effort in the home academic department based on the candidate’s background and academic interests.
The Ohio State University College of Medicine, founded in 1914, is known for curricular innovation, pioneering research and outstanding patient care. With more than 2,000 faculty members, the college comprises 19 clinical departments, seven basic science departments and the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Approximately 900 residents and fellows participate in more than 60 accredited graduate and residency programs at Ohio State. Last year, the College of Medicine increased National Institutes of Health funding by more than 20% and experienced robust clinical growth. The Medical Alumni Society of Ohio State College of Medicine has one of the largest medical alumni networks in the world, with more than 15,000 graduates in all 50 states and more than 50 countries.
All applications and nominations should include a letter of interest and CV and be directed in confidence to:
Annelle Anderson Associate Director, Physician & Faculty Recruitment The Ohio State University College of Medicine Wexner Medical Center [email protected]
Application deadline is January 11, 2021.
The Ohio State College of Medicine strongly encourages applications from women and/or underrepresented minorities.
Internal Number: 122120
About The Ohio State University College of Medicine
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center consists of The Ohio State University Health System, the College of Medicine, the Health Sciences Library and the Faculty Group Practice. It is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the country and the only academic medical center in central Ohio. As the Midwest’s highest-ranked hospital for safety and patient care according to Vizient, the OSU Wexner Medical Center is committed to continuously set the standard for world-class care.
The OSU Wexner Medical Center is earning international distinction in several programs, including cancer, critical care, heart, imaging, neurosciences and transplantation. These programs, and key research programs of behavioral health, biomedical informatics and human genetics, are important to providing science-based and individually tailored patient care. In addition, clinical care is offered in virtually every medical specialty and subspecialty through a unified physician practice, representing more than 1,700 pre-eminent physicians. Seven hospitals and a network of community-based offices and care centers manage nearly 2 million patient visits and more than 70,000 admission...s each year.
The medical center has more than 20 research centers and institutes, along with 25 core research laboratories that promote collaboration among experts from virtually all departments, divisions and branch campuses of OSU. As part of the medical school campus, multiple core facilities exist to facilitate high impact basic, translational and clinical research.