Professor - Director, Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism | Office of Research

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Professor - Director, Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism
Job ID: 1342
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Physician and Faculty
Winston-Salem, NCPhysician and Faculty, Medical, Healthcare3/6/2013Director, Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism The Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is seeking a Director to lead a new Center on Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. The Director will lead a multidisciplinary team of highly successful investigators...

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Director, Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism
The Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is seeking a Director to lead a new Center on Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. The Director will lead a multidisciplinary team of highly successful investigators whose research spans the translational spectrum from laboratory to clinical to population-based studies. Extramural funding at WFSM in this area of emphasis exceeded $20 million in 2012. We are seeking a Director who will provide vision to the research and training missions of the Center, and who will lead efforts to develop programmatic areas of research. Strengths of the current program revolve around type 2 diabetes and include a large portfolio of population-based studies, complications of diabetes, genetics, minority/health disparities research, and the cognition/diabetes interface. The Director will interact with other excellent research centers including the Nonhuman Primate Center, Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, and the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD, MD, or comparable degree with significant leadership experience, national or international recognition for their research in type 2 diabetes and/or obesity, and a history of funded research activity. The Director will report to the Dean of the School of Medicine. It is expected that the Director will maintain an active research portfolio. This position is partially supported through an endowed professorship

Winston-Salem, with a population of approximately 220,000, is nestled in the northwestern region of North Carolina, within easy driving distance to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and the beaches of North Carolina.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications please apply http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Faculty/Current-Opportunities.htm

Contact Information
Monica Kiger-Physician & Faculty Recruiter
mkiger@wakehealth.edu
336-716-0352

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