Call for applications: Vice Dean for Education

Please read this letter from Dr. Roper for more details on the position and how to apply. Individuals can express interest in being considered for this position through August 23, 2013, at 5 p.m.

Dear Colleagues:

Earlier this week I announced that Warren Newton, MD, MPH, had accepted the position of AHEC Director effective September 9, 2013, and would be relinquishing the position of Vice Dean for Education. I am writing to make you aware of the position description for the vice dean role. This position will be only open to internal candidates. A two-week window during which individuals can express interest in being considered for this position will conclude on August 23, 2013, at 5 p.m. Instructions for submission of nominations and/or letters of interest for this position follow at the end of this email.

Thanks very much,

Bill Roper

Vice Dean for Education

The School of Medicine invites internal nominations and expressions of interest from internal candidates for the position of Vice Dean for Education. The Vice Dean is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the medical student education program and its intersection with graduate and graduate medical education programs.

The Vice Dean for Education is a “nominal,” at-will appointment that is attached to a current faculty appointment and serves at the pleasure of the Dean. A nominal appointment is an administrative assignment made at the Dean’s discretion which is in addition to a primary academic appointment. The successful applicant is expected to be a faculty member and will hold academic appointment(s) congruent with his/her professional background. He or she should exhibit: a) qualities of leadership and peer recognition both within the School as well as regionally/nationally; b) superior communication and interpersonal skills; and c) the capacity to inspire confidence in his/her reasoning and decision-making. Finally, a demonstrated record of substantial administrative responsibility in education is highly desirable.

Consideration of candidates will begin as materials are received and will continue until the search has been successfully concluded. Letters nominating qualified candidates or cover letters from interested individuals along with a current CV are requested and may be sent to:

Cam Enarson, MD, MBA
Dean’s Office, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB# 7000, Bondurant Hall
Chapel Hill, N.C.  27599-7000
cenarson@med.unc.edu

The deadline for submission is August 23rd, 2013, at 5 p.m. If you have questions, please contact Cam Enarson at 919-843-9707.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.