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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Emergency Medicine
Specific Title Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Appointment Type Open
Department IUSM - Emergency Medicine
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health Physicians seek a strong academic leader for the Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine position at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Candidates must be board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or dual trained in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, eligible for licensure in the State of Indiana and have a background in leadership, scholarship and teaching. Demonstrated leadership ability is essential. Experience working in a culturally diverse environment is highly preferred. This individual will be responsible for a group of approximately 26 pediatric emergency medicine faculty who staff the emergency department at Riley Hospital for Children and provide educational oversight for our Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship and dual degree EMPEDs residency training program. Reporting to the Chair, the Division Chief will lead the academic missions including our training programs, faculty development, and research efforts.

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. The emergency department’s annual volume is over 45,000.

The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine is one of the oldest EM residency programs and the oldest combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics Residency programs in the country. We also host a new Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Indiana University School of Medicine has nine campuses across the state and educates the largest medical student body in the U.S. We are looking for a leader to continue our unwavering commitment to education.

The department 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 or No Mean City to learn more about Indianapolis.

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should apply via online application at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3399. Letters of interest should be addressed to the attention of Cherri Hobgood, MD, FACEP, Chair and Rolly McGrath Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine.

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.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must be board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or dual trained in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, eligible for licensure in the State of Indiana and have a background in leadership, scholarship and teaching. Demonstrated leadership ability is essential. Experience working in a culturally diverse environment is highly preferred.

Department Contact for Questions

Kylee Sutton

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM000352016

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents