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University of Rochester – Endowed Professor/Associate Chair for Research

University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is seeking an exceptional leader to serve as the George L. Engel Professor and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry. This endowed professorship is named after George Engel, a member of our faculty renowned for his Biopsychosocial Model. Building on its long history of distinguished scholarship, education, and clinical care, the Department of Psychiatry has recently reorganized to include five academic divisions each of which has a robust research component. It will be the job of the Associate Chair to coordinate and oversee the research across divisions, develop an overarching strategy for our research programs, shape the infrastructure, and foster the culture necessary for our academic faculty to thrive. Support will be provided from the George Engel Endowed Professorship and other intramural and extramural funding sources.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • MD or PhD in a clinical specialty from an accredited university.
  • Eligible for appointment as a tenured associate professor or professor.
  • Substantial record of leadership and achievement in academic medicine.
  • History of sustained acquisition of, and participation in, programmatic research with NIH or equivalent funding.
  • Clear commitment to mentorship and demonstrated track record in mentoring academic faculty.

Please send CV and cover letter to:

Yeates Conwell, MD ­ Search Committee Chair
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 Crittenden Blvd
Rochester, NY  14642
(585-275-6739); Yeates_Conwell@urmc.rochester.eduundefined