Chair, Radiation Oncology

Michigan Medicine | Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 08, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28600



The University of Michigan Medical School seeks a nationally recognized, accomplished, and visionary leader to continue to advance the clinical, research, education, service, and philanthropic missions of the Department of Radiation Oncology. This new Chair will build on the significant departmental and institutional strengths, commitment to clinical excellence, research innovation, and superb education in a culture of patient and family centered care.

  • The chair must recruit, retain and develop diverse faculty and staff to achieve the department vision, ensuring the success of all disciplines within the department as well as the continued national prominence of the department of Radiation Oncology.
  • Listen, communicate, and empower faculty and staff. Seek appropriate honors, awards, and national leadership positions for faculty and staff. Satisfaction and career advancement of the department’s many constituents are important objectives in pursuing the overall vision and mission.
  • Develop a succession plan to identify, develop and mentor individuals to successfully assume leadership positions within the department and nationally.
  • Maintain a fiscally sound department. Ensure the administrative budget and operations management are sound and that the departmental resources are effectively, wisely, and transparently managed.
  • Adhere to all University, regulatory and Michigan Medicine policies and practices. The chair must be viewed as fair and strategic, and thus inspire confidence of faculty, staff, trainees, and patients. 
  • Work effectively to secure philanthropic support for the clinical, research and training programs of the department. Collaborate with the Office of University Development to develop a robust philanthropic plan and programs in partnership with the other clinical and basic science departments.
  • Ensure fiduciary and regulatory agency compliance related to the department’s activities and responsibly manage conflict of interest and commitment, policy, and procedural compliance. Avoid conflict of interest, conflict of commitment, and the appearance of such conflicts.
  • Act as an institutional leader in helping to develop a robust mentoring strategy.


Michigan Medicine is a premier academic medical center comprised of the U-M Health System, U-M Medical School, U-M Medical Group, the Michigan Health Corporation, and one of the nation’s largest biomedical research communities.

This search is being led by the Executive and Physician Leadership Search Group of AMN Leadership Solutions, a division of AMN Healthcare. AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in total talent solutions for healthcare organizations across the nation.

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