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Director, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics (Open Rank)

Company: The University of Texas Health Science Center
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Director, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics (Open Rank) The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine Director, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics The Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) seeks an individual with an outstanding record of operational leadership, research and educational achievement, and faculty/trainee recruitment and mentoring as its Director, Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics. Dynamic leadership, clear communication, strong interpersonal skills, high personal values, and a keen strategic vision are crucial characteristics required for success. Reporting to the Dean of the Long School of Medicine, the Director will be responsible for continuing to build excellence in the robust student-faculty collaborative free clinics, community and global health programs, and high quality education in medical humanities and ethics for students, trainees, and faculty as well as the community. Candidates must have a terminal degree in their field and academic experience consistent with eligibility for Associate or Full Professor with tenure. The ideal candidate will have a widely recognized experience in humanism in medical training, the ethics of health care, community outreach and education, philanthropy, extramural funding, as well as academic health leadership and financial management experience. The ability to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability across the University is important. This is a wonderful opportunity for a visionary leader to have a permanent and beneficial impact on the field. UT Health San Antonio is a research-intensive institution located in rapidly growing San Antonio and it sits at the gateway to the picturesque Texas Hill Country. San Antonio is a vibrant, multicultural city with year-round recreational activities and an attractive cost-of-living. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. UT Health San Antonio is designated a Hispanic-serving institution. We are committed to excellence through advancing broad diversity among our faculty, staff and students. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. Benefits Overview UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits. Medical - UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists. Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist. Vision - Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates. Retirement - Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers. Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options: Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire. Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken. Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment. Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year. FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses. Discounts - Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership. UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. 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