PURPOSE OF POSITION: Direct, lead and integrate the clinical, research and education aspects of Food Allergy Center; across multiple divisions. This rank is reserved for distinguished members of the faculty in recognition of distinctive local, regional, and international national achievements. Demonstrates a commitment to research scholarship through participation in scholarly activities at an advanced level including clinical research and publication. To provide safe and effective patient care. To be a major leader in innovative basic, and/or translational, and/or clinical research; to translate fundamental basic research toward clinical utility and to train the next generation of leaders in translational research. Provide research collaborations in area of food allergy within the center, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Serves in a leadership role in the service/administrative activities of the Allergy & Immunology Division and other collaborative divisions.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Research, Teaching and/or Training: Leads a major research and teaching training program related to food allergies. Demonstrate significant on-going contributions to research and teaching including: ongoing recognition as an excellent teacher, role model and mentor internally and outside of the medical center; lead a major research, teaching, training program; outside recognition of research or teaching excellence as demonstrated by regional and national invitations; oversee and guide the development and direction of research or educational program at the division, department or system level. Recognized within the system as a role model in mentoring students and trainees. Serve as consult to other faculty. Complete evaluations for students, residents and peers. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars.
2. Service and/or Administration: Lead the integration of existing programs and development & growth of Food Allergy Center. Lead program development for service and/or administration as evidenced by contributions including: leadership role in the development of innovative programs for research and/or patient care of educational purposes; significant leadership role in the direction of an academic division; leadership role in the medical center or university; leadership role in regional & national professional societies, program committees and governing boards. Lead the development of departmental policies, procedures & standards related to food allergy. Serve as a role model of effective interpersonal & intrapersonal relationships & encourage team concepts. Develop & guide the implementation of long & short term goals & objectives & ensure that they are aligned to the collaborating divisions & medical center strategic objectives. Serve in a leadership role as Director of Food Allergy Center. Participate as a member of the leadership team in developing consensus in the various programs, approaches, issues & new initiatives within the Department.
3. Scholarly Activity: Demonstrates on-going commitment to and participates in scholarly activities at an advanced level as evidenced by: publication of original research investigation, educational research, clinical observations, reviews, chapters or books; leadership role in research trials, and/or research investigations; membership on editorial boards or editorship of textbooks or journals. Applies advanced training in research methods to design and conduct clinical research on various areas of clinical specialty. Develop research programs in area of clinical specialty. Demonstrate effectiveness in securing grant funding of research initiatives and programs mentors and assist other faculty in grantsmanship. Develop and growth of new externally funded research initiatives. Develop a program that receives extramural support in the form of major grants from the National Institutes of Health or other sources.
4. Patient Care: Provide safe, effective and compassionate patient care commensurate with the level of advancement and clinical specialty. Make outstanding contributions to clinical service as evidenced by expertise in clinical care. Recognized by peers and patients as an expert clinician a regional and national reputation for clinical skills. May participate in the development of national standards for patient care. Develop and maintain a broad regional, national or international referral base for subspecialist. Development of nationally recognized clinical skills or programs and introduction of innovative approaches to patient care that generate exceptional patient outcomes. . Provides consultative services to other physicians and clinical providers within the medical center to establish a coordinated care plan for each patient. Develop and integrates innovative approaches to patient care. Leads the establishment of the clinical direction of the specific clinical field. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative area of specialty. Make decisions regarding patient care, including initial screening, assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, care, reassessment, and discontinuation of care. Monitor appropriateness of therapeutic management and care. Promote patient care outcomes on ongoing basis.