Chair- SOD Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences

University of Maryland, Baltimore Baltimore, MD

About the Job

The University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Dentistry is seeking to fill the position of Chair in the Department of Oncology and Diagnostic Sciences.The chair provides the overall vision, leadership and supervision and is accountable to fulfill the educational, research, clinical and service missions of the department and school. The Chair oversees the day-to-day operations, including clinical services, operations and sound fiscal management. The Chair has the responsibility to advance research creativity and productivity as well as to foster interactions with clinical partners, research partners and other collaborating organizations that lead to successful research programs that promote advance human health. In addition, the Chair will provide leadership oversight and effective management of an active program of independent, extramurally funded basic, translational or clinical research in the area of cancer research. The Chair will serve on the faculty of the renowned National Cancer Institute designated University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, where a major goal will be to inspire interdisciplinary cancer research, including cutting-edge technologies to make discoveries that will lead to next generation diagnostics, specific therapeutics and effective preventives. The successful candidate will have an established and continuing independent NIH-funded sponsored research portfolio and evidence of scientific research including peer-reviewed articles and extramural funding. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position will be available until filled. However, for best consideration qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three references by*June 1, 2017*to Dr. Robert A. Ord, MD, DDS, Chair Search Committee, School of Dentistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 650 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 or email to ROrd@umaryland.edu. Requirements for the position include an MD, or DDS/DMD, and/or PHD equivalent degree(s) and a history of successful administrative performance. MD/DDS candidates should be board certified and eligible for unrestricted medical/dental licensure in the State of Maryland. He/she should have a track record of distinction in research, teaching, and potentially clinical care in an academic environment combined with development and successful implementation of new academic (educational, patient care, research) programs and services. The new Chair will also need to demonstrate the ability to recruit and develop faculty, trainees, and students. Superior management skills including the ability to grow revenues, meet budgets, measure and improve productivity/outcomes, and initiate appropriate business strategies to achieve the division, department and/or enterprise goals are essential. The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. **Job:** **Faculty* **Organization:** **SOD Clinical Science* **Title:** *Chair- SOD Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences* **Location:** *null* **Requisition ID:** *170000S4*