30+ days ago


Phoenix, AZ


The Chief of Endocrinology will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the Division. The Division Chief will be responsible for all planning, policy, operations and oversight of academic, research, and clinical programs of the Division. The Chief of Endocrinology will have financial authority over the state-appropriated budget assigned to the division, extramural research funding received, philanthropic funding, and other financial matters for the division, in accordance with applicable University policies and practices. The Chief of Endocrinology will have discretion in the recruitment and retention of division faculty who will have a direct reporting line. Qualified candidates must possess a Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) or equivalent degree from an accredited institution and be eligible for a University of Arizona academic appointment at the Associate or Full Professor rank click here for additional information.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix anchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of the Sun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimize health and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies the Universitys priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of Public Health, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona Universitys College of Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and management of day-to-day operations of the Division of Endocrinology.
  • The Chief of Endocrinology is responsible for recruitment, management, compensation and retention of faculty in consideration of UA, UHSC, College, and BUMG strategic plans and initiatives in balance of the multiple, tripartite mission of the University.
  • The Chief of Endocrinology will collaborate with Academic Affairs and other educational offices at the College to ensure the department and his/her faculty are advancing the mission of the medical student, graduate student, and graduate medical education teaching programs. The Chief of Endocrinology is responsible for maintaining liaison with other clinical and/or basic science departments to foster an integrated teaching environment for the College.
  • The Chief of Endocrinology has the responsibility to encourage and support research creativity and productivity within the department, across the College and UAHS and with the Colleges key partners.
  • Provide leadership oversight and effective management of an active program of independent, extramurally funded basic, translational or clinical research in area of research expertise/specialization.

Clinical programs:

  • The Chief of Endocrinology is the clinical role model and leader of the departments clinical activities. The Chief of Endocrinology works with the Dean, Department Head and the BUMG CEO to coordinate the clinical activities of the department. The Chief of Endocrinology is responsible for maintaining appropriate standards of care appropriate to the discipline.
  • Provide direct patient care in the inpatient and/or ambulatory (outpatient) setting as a licensed and fully credentialed provider as a member of BannerUniversity Medical Group.

Finances and budget:

  • The Chief of Endocrinology is responsible for ensuring the fiscal accountability and sustainability of the department working with the Colleges Business Affairs Office.

Diversity and inclusion:

  • The Chief of Endocrinology is responsible for encouraging and supporting diversity among a Departments constituents, creating an environment of professionalism, respect, tolerance, and acceptance and work in partnership with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD, DO, or equivalent
  • Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Subspecialties and eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Arizona.
  • Three to five years of progressively complex administrative experience (e.g., program leader, center/section director, etc.) in an academic medical center setting.
  • Demonstrated track record of distinction in teaching, clinical care, and/or research in an academic department of medicine or equivalent environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient care, reflecting a service-oriented, team-based philosophy with hospital administration and health professional colleagues from all disciplines, departments and specialties.
  • Successful track record of recruitment and development of faculty, trainees, and students.
  • A record of solid performance as a skilled manager with the ability to grow revenues, meet budgets, measure and improve productivity and outcomes, and undertake appropriate business strategies to achieve division, unit department and/or enterprise goals.
  • If the individual selected for employment does NOT currently hold a faculty title with The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, he/she will be required to obtain faculty status. This will include obtaining letters of recommendation and review by the appropriate College review committee.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional health profession degree (e.g., PhD, MPH, MS, etc.).
  • Experience in the development and successful implementation of new academic (educational, patient care, research) programs and services.
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership in major subspecialty division/section at a (NIH funded) department of internal medicine.
  • Established and continuing independent NIH-funded sponsored research portfolio and/or evidence of scientific research including peer-reviewed articles and extramural funding.
  • Demonstrated experience in academic program development, assessment, program review, and accreditation.