Essential Functions: Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of PM&R is seeking additions to our diverse academic faculty: Spinal Cord Injury Subspecialist. Mirroring the resurgence of a revitalized, diverse and dynamic Detroit, The Department of PM&R is building on its long tradition of excellence in academic physiatry and expanding its presence in the greater Detroit Metropolitan area. We are currently active in two major healthcare systems and anticipate additional clinical partnerships that share our vision for transformative post-acute care and the advancement of rehabilitation sciences. There are multiple opportunities to participate in the excitement of our redesigned curriculum in the Medical School for those whose academic interests focus on education. Wayne State University - Detroit's public, urban research university - is home to the new Integrative Biosciences Center (IBio), a $90 million facility dedicated to studying and eliminating the many health disparities that plague the city's residents. In the Department itself, we offer an excellent infrastructure for advancing the research interests of our faculty. We have a close relationship with the School of Pharmacy and Allied Health, as well as Biomedical Engineering, and the clinical departments of Emergency Medicine and Neurology. Career pathways in Graduate Medical Education with the potential to assume the role of Program Director for one of our two residencies are also available. Our historic partnership with the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan offers cutting edge clinical technologies as well as experienced therapists, psychologists and nurses in key sub-specialty areas. Medical Leadership in clinical programs will also be supported. Our recruitment emphasis is on early to mid-career physicians with academic ambitions and who value teaching and scholarship to achieve professional gratification. We believe we have the opportunities such individuals want and deserve. Duties include: Teach and train residents, medical students, allied health students and physician extenders. Participates in continuing medical education program in the Department. Conduct research in the area of PM&R and related disciplines and collaborate with other departments and institutes in research projects. Assist researchers, physicians and students in preparation of research proposals for submission for external grant funding. Participate in faculty committees as appropriate. Participates in meeting department fiscal and operational goals. Collaborates and cooperates with site leadership. Serves on other committees as needed.
Qualifications: M.D. or D.O. (with board certification in PM&R). Minimum of 2 years of experience in a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher. Strong interest in teaching and a track record of scholarly productivity in rehabilitation or related fields. Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate, and work cross-functionally to foster long-term relationships. Record of published work.Rank commensurate with credentials
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.