Chair in the Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
The School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center invites applications for the position of Chair in the Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics.
The Chair of the Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics reports directly to the Dean of the School of Health Professions and is responsible for the overall supervision and direction of the department’s academic program, clinical activities and research enterprise.
The Chair has a full-time, 12 month appointment as a faculty member in the School of Health Professions and will work collaboratively with university faculty and administrators, as well as other health professions chairs, faculty and staff. Preference will be given to applicants with a degree in prosthetic & orthotics and earned doctoral degree (or equivalent) in a related field.
Applicants must have appropriate licensure to be eligible to engage in clinical practice in the State of Texas. Applicants should also have significant clinical experience as well as involvement in higher education administrative leadership roles. Applicants must provide evidence of leadership ability, fiscal management skills, personnel management, as well as scholarly achievement. The most competitive applicants will be expected to have a successful and nationally recognized research program with a record of extramural funding and high quality research publications. It is preferred that research programs and interests be focused in the clinical research arena with an emphasis on translational / patient-oriented research. Applicants should be qualified for appointment within the School of Health Professions at the level of either Associate Professor or Professor.
The program’s close affiliation with Southwestern Medical School provides faculty an opportunity to become involved in research and development as well as being in an environment conducive to educational and technological advancements.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.