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Chair sought for radiology and imaging sciences

Feb. 27, 2014

The IU School of Medicine is seeking a visionary academic leader to serve as chair of radiology and imaging sciences.

The successful candidate should have a strong background in academic leadership, research, clinical service and teaching. Experience should include evidence of effective communication, mentorship and change management. The candidate should be poised to lead the department to a higher level of excellence.

The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is home to over 100 radiologists, 25 researchers, and more than 80 residents and fellows. Extensive clinical and research dedicated facilities include advanced MRI, PET/CT and radiochemistry instrumentation and support including animal imaging.

Radiologic services are provided to fifteen IU Health facilities and affiliated partners across the state, as well as Eskenazi Health and the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center.  

  • IU Health, the state’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare system, was recently named to the U.S. News and World Report Honor Roll for the second year in a row.
  • The IU School of Medicine is located in Indianapolis and has nine campuses across the state, educating the second-largest medical student body in the U.S. Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically due to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences.
  • Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation, which contribute over $44 billion annually to its economy. The vibrant downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination, and residential neighborhood. The expanding residential base is driven by rich amenities and quality of life – the city is home to a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas.

Candidates interested in this leadership opportunity should submit a PDF containing a letter of interest including leadership experiences and/or approaches and a curriculum vitae to iusmhire@iu.edu using "Chair of Radiology and Imaging Sciences" as the subject of the message. The message should be addressed to:

D. Wade Clapp, M.D. – Search Committee Co-Chair
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Richard L. Schreiner Professor of Pediatrics

Megan Palmer, Ph.D. – Search Committee Co-Chair
Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Vice Chair for Education and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

The priority review deadline is Monday, March 31.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities

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