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The Department of Internal Medicine is looking for a dynamic and accomplished person to lead its Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care. Interested applicants may apply with a CV and a cover letter outlining their interest and qualifications, addressed to the Search Advisory Committee Chair, Subramaniam Pennathur, M.D., and emailed to

Job Summary

The University of Michigan’s Department of Internal Medicine invites applications for the position of Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.


The division chief is responsible for the academic, clinical, educational and administrative initiatives of the division. Candidates should have established credentials as an administrator and have proven leadership expertise. Candidates should have demonstrated scholarly distinction appropriate for a tenure track appointment at the associate professor/professor level. This position reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine. The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee a robust health services, clinical research and basic research operation, including creating additional collaborative research opportunities that may be funded by federal and non-federal grants
  • Oversee a comprehensive pulmonary and critical care clinical operation, including medical intensive care units, interventional pulmonary program, and other clinical programs
  • Oversee a highly ranked pulmonary and critical care fellowship training program, as well as enhance educational opportunities for medical students and residents within the division
  • Recruit and develop the best and the brightest faculty to enhance and grow the Division’s national reputation, currently ranked 8th by US News and World Report

The division chief is paired with a division administrator that fully supports the administrative needs of the division. The division chief is expected to develop a strong and effective working relationship with the administrator to support the strategic direction of the division.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates must possess an M.D. or equivalent degree at a minimum.

Underfill Statement

This position can be filled as an Assosicate Professor/Professor or Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor.

Additional Information

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Internal Medicine, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.