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The Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM), in Detroit, Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine, is seeking an academic Chief for the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The Nephrology program is a collaborative effort between WSU SOM and the Wayne Health (WH) faculty practice. As a member of WH, the physician will participate in the clinical activities in General Nephrology (Hospital and Ambulatory). Experience in hypertension, interventional nephrology, and onco-nephrology is welcomed. As an academic faculty member of WSU SOM, the successful candidate will join the Department of Internal Medicine and be responsible for the following:

  • Oversee the division, by actively promoting the division in clinical care, research, and 
    continuing medical education through programs that maximize exposure of our 
    exceptional programs, faculty, and expertise.
  • Oversee the day to day clinical service responsibilities in the area of nephrology, through 
    employment at Wayne Health.
  • Teach and mentor medical students, residents and fellows.
  • Recruit and retain existing high caliber faculty, staff, and trainees consistent with the 
    division’s core mission of education, research, and clinical care.
  • Develop and implement innovative mentoring and career development plans for new and 
    current faculty, toward development and growth.
  • Develop a plan for allocation of new resources for hypothesis-driven research that leads 
    to extramural funding.
  • Demonstrate a firm commitment to fiscally sound management and prudent allocation of 
    available resources; establish and monitor appropriate accountability for faculty, staff, 
    and trainees.
  • Provide responsible fiscal stewardship along with the Chair of the Department of Internal 
    Medicine, and proactively seek entrepreneurial opportunities for the division.
  • Evidence of scholarly activities as demonstrated by publications, and an active 
    extramurally funded research program.
  • A commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning and patient care .environment
  • Administrative duties as assigned.

We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse program and passionate about improving health 
equity and justice in medicine for our patient population. Our interview will include questions relevant 
to this, so we request that you submit one to two paragraphs illustrating your commitment to these 

Please go to our website to apply: and apply to Posting 046675.


The incumbent should be board certified in internal medicine and nephrology, demonstrate interest, experience, and commitment to basic science and translational research, and a record of service within the field of nephrology on a national or international level. Joint positions within the basic sciences and among other schools within Wayne State University will be considered. Wayne State University is a public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit. We offer more than 33,000 metropolitan Detroit students from all backgrounds a rich, high quality education via more than 350 academic programs in our 12 schools and colleges. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, and diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented minorities. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65309260
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Wayne State University/Wayne Health
  • Position Title: Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Chief
  • Industry: Academic
  • Job Function: Professor of Medicine

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