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IU School of Medicine - Director of Division of Infectious Diseases (Greater Indianapolis Area)


Indiana University School of Medicine seeks a strong academic leader for the Director of Division of Infectious Diseases at the Department of Medicine.

The Division of Infectious Diseases consists of 29 faculty members who have numerous close clinical and research associations with other departments. Some other highlights:

  • Clinical practice takes place at five hospitals within the Indiana University Health (IUH) System as well as at Eskenazi Health Hospital (County Hospital) and the Roudebush VA.
  • The Division has a rich history in research and currently has in excess of $4.7 million in extramural funding from the NIH, CDC, and industry.
  • The Infectious Diseases Division plays an active role in the education of learners from the medical student level through fellowship.
  • The ID Division holds a T32 postdoctoral research training grant entitled “Sexually Transmitted Infections and other infections of Global Health Significance”.
  • The division footprint includes 8,417 square feet of administrative space and 7,280 square feet of research space.
  • The ID Division holds several endowments including an endowed chair, and endowed fellowship position, and an endowment which supports research related to HIV.
  • In addition, the Medical School has access to endowment money and additional resources, specifically for the recruitment of physician scientists.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the Division in its missions of research, clinical care, and education, including development of and implementation of the strategic plan for the division
  • Oversee budgeting and resource management
  • Recruit superior faculty to implement the Division’s programs, with the goal of doubling the Division’s funded research portfolio over the next 5 years
  • Oversee development and mentoring of the faculty
  • Work collaboratively with the ID Division’s Service Line Leader to enhance the patient care mission.
  • Work collaboratively with the Fellowship Program Director and the KCE to support and expand the educational mission of the division
  • Conduct annual faculty performance evaluations and create development plans in accordance with Indiana University School of Medicine policy
  • Participate in clinical service to the degree desired

This position offers the opportunity to:

  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for the Division
  • Strengthen the Division’s research endeavors by expanding its established strengths and developing new areas of research.
  • Continue to build an interdisciplinary research program by leveraging relationships.
  • Recruit early stage and midlevel faculty to carry out the research mission.
  • Develop his/her own extramurally funded research program.
  • Foster the Division’s role in expanding the Global Health Research Program, including AMPATH replication in Ghana and Mexico.
  • Foster growth of the Division’s role in collaborative studies.
  • Join with a progressive and collaborative team of clinical and basic science leaders to enhance the teaching, research and clinical excellence of the Indiana University School of Medicine

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 15th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure.  Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:

  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, aquarium, concerts and memorials
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" five consecutive years
  • Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
    • "Best Places to Live in America" according to Money in 2017 included Fishers, IN at number one, Carmel at number 16, Avon at number 17 and Greenwood at number 22.
  • Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar), Indy Eleven (NASL), NCAA and USTA Midwest
  • Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati

Client Description

Indiana University School of Medicine , the largest medical school in the US, is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana’s most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world.
Campus locations include: Bloomington, Evansville, Ft. Wayne, Gary, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Muncie, South Bend, Terre Haute.

With nearly 2000 full-time faculty and the support of more than 3000 volunteer faculty throughout Indiana—all teaching the physicians of tomorrow, IU School of Medicine is uniquely equipped to prepare the next generation of healers and transform health and wellness throughout the United States and beyond.

  • IU School of Medicine educates the largest medical student body in the U.S.
  • IU School of Medicine student body represents 54 of the 92 Indiana counties and 91 colleges and universities.
  • IU faculty has performed many “firsts” in Indiana including transplants of the kidney, liver, cornea, bone marrow, pancreas, and infant and newborn hearts.
  • Approximately half of Indiana’s physicians received all or some of their education at the IU School of Medicine.
  • IU School of Medicine has more than 60 clinical departments and specialty divisions.
  • Nearly half of IU School of Medicine graduates accept instate residencies.
  • Nearly 40 percent of IU School of Medicine graduates enter primary care specialties.
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Healthcare System/Hospital Description

The Indiana University School of Medicine has nine campuses across Indiana. In 2012-13, Bloomington and Lafayette added third-year clerkships to their programs. Ft. Wayne, South Bend, Terre Haute, and IUSM-Northwest host all four years on their campuses. Muncie and Evansville are in the planning stage of expansion.

  • IU School of Medicine educates the second largest medical student body in the U.S.
  • IU School of Medicine student body represents 54 of the 92 Indiana counties and 91 colleges and universities.
  • IU faculty has performed many “firsts” in Indiana including transplants of the kidney, liver, cornea, bone marrow, pancreas, and infant and newborn hearts.
  • Approximately half of Indiana’s physicians received all or some of their education at the IU School of Medicine.
  • IU School of Medicine has more than 60 clinical departments and specialty divisions.
  • Nearly half of IU School of Medicine graduates accept instate residencies.
  • Nearly 40 percent of IU School of Medicine graduates enter primary care specialties.
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.