Position Announcement - Director of Research

19 Jul 2018 1:45 PM | Elise Omaki (Administrator)

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Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health Physicians seek a strong academic leader for the Director of Research in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Candidates must be board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or dual trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, eligible for licensure in the State of Indiana and have a background in leadership, scholarship and teaching. Demonstrated leadership ability is essential. Experience working in a culturally diverse environment is highly preferred. This individual will be responsible for developing a research program within a group of approximately 26 pediatric emergency medicine faculty who staff the emergency department at Riley Hospital for Children and provide educational oversight for our robust community of learners, including medical students, categorical Emergency Medicine, categorical Pediatric and combined program residents and our Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows. Reporting to the Division Chief, the Director of PEM Research will lead the research efforts of the division.


Riley Hospital for Children is Indiana’s only comprehensive children’s hospital, with experts in every pediatric specialty, and is the only hospital in Indiana that is nationally-ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 editions of Best Children’s Hospitals. Riley is home to Indiana’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Pediatric Burn Unit and Pediatric Dialysis Program. The emergency department’s annual volume is over 47,000. In addition to the Riley hospital clinical venue, division faculty provide care at several other all-comer Emergency Departments with a combined census of over 200,000 patients annually. This unique paradigm provides exciting opportunities for research across multiple facilities.


The Department of Emergency Medicine has one of the oldest residency programs in the country. We are looking for leaders, teachers, and scholars who possess an unwavering commitment to education. Indiana University School of Medicine has nine campuses across the state and educates the largest medical student body in the U.S.


Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the nation and the state capital. The cost of living is below the national average despite tremendous growth. The surrounding suburbs have been ranked the #1 place to live in the country and are consistently ranked in the top 25 year after year. The city enjoys a vibrant and growing art, music, and food culture, as well as internationally recognized amateur and professional sports team and auto racing. Please check out Visit Indy or No Mean City to learn more about Indianapolis.


Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should apply via online application at indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3399


Letters of interest should be addressed to the attention of Cherri Hobgood, MD, FACEP, Chair and Rolly McGrath Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine.


Questions? Email: emjobs@iu.edu

Learn more about Emergency Medicine by visiting: medicine.iu.edu/departments/emergency-medicine


Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

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