The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Medicine invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiology & Radiologic Science. The Medical University of South Carolina and MUSC Health are in the midst of an exciting period of growth with increases in extramural research funding, the addition of new community hospitals, new clinical outreach facilities and the completion of a new Children’s and Women’s Hospital.
MUSC, the state's only academic health science center, consists of six colleges and educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 750 residents. The University and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.6 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $250 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state and South Carolina’s only transplant center.
The MUSC College of Medicine was the first medical school in the southern United States and the 10th medical school in the country. Today, the college is home to over 1,300 faculty members committed to providing excellence in clinical care and in the training of 700 medical students, 40 master of public health students, and approximately 700 residents and fellows. The college is also home to a robust basic, clinical and translational research enterprise, with more than $248.5 million in extramural research funding awarded in the last year. A national leader on many fronts, the college places strong emphasis on diversity and has been recognized for their efforts on this front.
The Department of Radiology & Radiologic Science is comprised of 44 faculty members across 11 divisions, many of whom have national and international reputations in their sub-specialty fields of interest. There are also 45 residents and 8 fellows across six highly competitive ACGME residency and fellowship programs. The department has a large clinical research emphasis, and strong industry partnerships with state-of-the-art equipment in all modalities.
The successful chair candidate bringing strong clinical leadership experience will have the opportunity to serve as the Integrated Centers of Clinical Excellence (ICCE) Chief for Radiology, to develop and enhance the quality of the clinical program, and will be responsible for continuing to increase integration across a growing health system. Important goals for the chair will also be research and educational program development. Applicants must be board certified in radiology, possess outstanding leadership skills and administrative experience garnered in an academic medical center setting, and possess a solid track record of commitment to clinical care, education, service, and research. Candidates should also support a strong commitment to advancing diversity in academic radiology.
Inquiries, nominations and applications (including a CV and Cover Letter) should be directed to Jeff Schroetlin and Joyce De Leo, PhD, with WittKieffer, preferably via e-mail, to MUSCRadiology@wittkieffer.com; or by phone at 630-575-6972.
The Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.