Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology PROFESSOR-DIVISION DIRECTOR
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 130743
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Cincinnati Children's) seeks a Director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology. Cincinnati Children's is one of the largest and premier pediatric hospitals in the country and is consistently ranked among the top three nationally.
The Division of Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology is a state-of-the-art program and hub for translational pediatric clinical pharmacology research. The Division brings together expertise in pediatric clinical pharmacology, pharmacogenetics/genomics, pharmacometrics, quantitative systems pharmacology, and translational molecular technologies. The overall goal of the Division is to promote research that will yield insights into the fundamental processes and pathogenic mechanisms of drug action in neonates, infants, children, and adolescents generate innovative and precision medicine strategies. The Division's long-term goals are to improve child health through the development of drug selection and precision dosing approaches that allow the tailoring of drug treatments and exposure to individual needs.
The Director of Clinical Pharmacology will provide strategic leadership and operational management of the Division and fulfill the vision of growing an internationally established center for training, teaching, clinical service, research and innovation in Clinical Pharmacology. The position is an endowed chair with two additional endowments that further support the Division. The Director will be charged with fostering an inclusive and collegial environment that encourages a high level of performance, communication and teamwork. They will assume responsibility for maintaining and expanding the extensive interdisciplinary network of interactions with other Divisions in the Department of Pediatrics, other Departments at CCHMC, other academic centers, and industry partners. They will collaborate with other stakeholders in Precision Medicine at CCHMC to support an ambitious, innovative and productive vision to advance the role of pharmacogenetics and pharmacometrics in individualizing patient care. Research programs includePediatric Pharmacology Research Program (evolved out of the NIH Pediatric Pharmacology Research Unit (PPRU) network program), Laboratory of Applied Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenetics, Pharmacometrics Center of Excellence, and T32 Training Program.
The applicant will oversee the education mission of the Division that includes teaching and education, supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate fellows and students in Clinical Pharmacology. The applicant will ensure that faculty are well supported with a strong environment of multi-dimensional mentoring in their academic pursuits.
The Director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Cincinnati Children's is a central leadership position at one of the leading pediatric healthcare institutions in the world. The Director must be an academic leader in the field of Clinical Pharmacology. Additionally, the Director should have experience with clinical and research functions, strong leadership, administrative, and management abilities, and uncompromising integrity and ethics. The candidate will either be an MD and/or PhD/PharmD with subspecialty board certification in pediatric clinical pharmacology, or equivalent credentials. At a minimum, the candidate must meet requirements for appointment as an Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati.
The successful candidate will bring the following personal qualities and professional qualifications and experience:
Outstanding academic and research credentials with an established or emerging leadership record.
An uncompromising commitment to excellence in patient care, research, and education.
Ability to develop a collaborative vision, with a track record for successfully implementing new initiatives that meet the challenges of academic medicine and clinical care.
Leadership and management experience including finances, resource management, planning, and facilitation skills.
Demonstrated experience in recruiting, retaining, and mentoring top faculty and/or fellows and students.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain trust and relationships with faculty, staff, administration, trainees, and all other stakeholders.
Demonstrated commitment to valuing and actively promoting diversity.
Genuine understanding and respect for the tradition of success and collaborative science at Cincinnati Children's and the University of Cincinnati medical campus.
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.