Accepting Applications for Clinical Director and Physician, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders

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Clinical Director and Physician, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

   The Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders (DSCD) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is seeking a distinguished leader in clinical research in the fields of sleep medicine or circadian biology to serve as Clinical Director and Physician in the Division, and as an Associate Professor of Medicine or Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School (HMS). It is intended that the candidate selected will be nominated for consideration as the successor incumbent of the Gerald E. McGinnis Professorship of Sleep Medicine at HMS.

   Qualifications: The Department of Medicine (DOM) at BWH/HMS seeks a distinguished physician-scientist with a strong academic background, an outstanding laboratory or clinical research program, and clinical leadership experience to serve as Clinical Director and Physician in the DSCD. The candidate must possess international stature as a leader in the field of sleep medicine, as evidenced by scholarly accomplishments, publications in high-impact journals, election to scholarly societies, leadership positions in related societies, service on the editorial boards of respected journals, and participation on committees and review boards. He or she should have an exemplary record of achievement in directing a competitive research program in sleep medicine or circadian biology. The applicant should have excellent training and foundational experience in the medical subspecialty of sleep medicine to direct and grow the clinical programs of the Division into world-renown centers. The Clinical Director will lead a highly responsive, accessible clinical sleep program, integrating creative outpatient ambulatory service solutions, such as telemedicine, and creative inpatient service approaches, such as longitudinal follow-up and growth. He or she will focus on clinical integration and effective coordination across departments and divisions, with the goal of delivering high-quality, efficient patient care, generating access avenues, and pioneering innovative services. The individual must also thoughtfully enhance the educational and community interests of the Division. Finally, he or she must have exemplary administrative, mentoring, and communication skills to lead a large clinical program, engaging with both institutional, departmental, and divisional clinical leaders, and with the local, national, and international sleep medicine community.

   The Clinical Director and Physician will also participate in the teaching activities of the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders in the DOM at BWH/HMS. These activities will include providing and supervising the teaching of basic and clinical circadian and sleep disorders medicine for Harvard undergraduates, medical students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, house staff and postgraduate physicians rotating through the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders in the DOM. He or she will also instruct research and clinical fellows in the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at BWH/HMS. They will have opportunities to collaborate with 110 faculty within the HMS Division of Sleep Medicine and other faculty within HMS-affiliated hospitals and centers, building upon available educational, research and clinical resources across the community.

   Appointment as an Associate Professor of Medicine or Professor of Medicine, Full-Time, at HMS will be commensurate with experience, training and achievements in addition to teaching activities. Suitable candidates will have an MD or an MD-PhD, and Board Certification in Sleep Medicine.

   Interested candidates should send a personal statement with research interest, three potential referees and Curriculum Vitae to Natalie Viyaran at

  We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive employment consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law