Tucson, Arizona – The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson invites applications for the position of Director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine
This is an exceptional opportunity for a transformative leader to help grow the current successful initiatives nationally and internationally, to expand research initiatives, mentor a strong cohort of faculty, fellows, students, and staff, work with donors, and further strengthen the mission of the Center. The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated ability to lead productive and collaborative programs, plan strategically for growth and higher impact, excel as a spokesperson for the Center and the field of Integrative Medicine and develop academic programs within a College of Medicine, and in collaboration with other departments, Centers, and Colleges at the UArizona, nationally, and internationally.
Reporting directly to Dean Michael M.I. Abecassis, MD, MBA, and consulting with Dr. Andrew Weil, MD, the Center’s Founder, the incumbent will work collaboratively with the leaders of the College to further the tripartite mission of achieving excellence in education, clinical care, and research. The Director of the Center will oversee and work with the Director of Operations to manage the Center’s education, research, clinical initiatives, development, and engagement programs, and relationships both within and outside the University, including cultivating and stewarding close relationships with colleagues, donors and other stakeholders.
The Center currently has the largest fellowship in integrative medicine in the world and licenses its integrative medicine in residency (IMR) program globally to 116 residencies. The Center provides a highly regarded one-month elective in Integrative Medicine as well as a distinction track for medical students in which 15% of the class typically enrolls. For licensed health care professionals, it delivers an Integrative Health educational program and a certification training for coaches. It has multiple national and international partnerships and has entered into collaborative relationships to grow its programs. The Center carries out research in education, clinical outcomes, and basic and translational research programs including the impact of the built environment on health. The Center currently provides care through a small consultative practice in collaboration with Banner Healthcare and has plans for a membership model of care.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of leadership experience and national or international recognition in the field of integrative medicine with scholarly credentials commensurate with appointment at the rank of Associate Professor at the UArizona. They will have a history of productive collaboration with external organizations and constituencies, especially with diverse and/or underserved populations.
Qualified candidates must hold an MD, MD/PhD, ND or equivalent terminal degree.
Nominations, expressions of interest and applications are welcome and can be made via the WittKieffer Candidate Portal by clicking here. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV/resume, a letter of interest, and statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
To find out more, please contact Jeff Schroetlin and Jillian Williams via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.