Join Our Faculty - Director of General Pediatrics

Job Summary

The Department of Pediatrics at University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is seeking an experienced scholar-clinician to serve as the Director of the Division of General Pediatrics. The director will lead a large division comprised of more than 60 faculty delivering patient care in nine ambulatory sites in southeastern Michigan and conducting more than 100,000 patient visits each year. All the ambulatory sites are NCQA-certified medical homes.  Faculty members also co-manage the newborn nursery at Mott with the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. All faculty are actively engaged in educating the next generation of pediatricians. Faculty have a dynamic, case-based curriculum for resident Continuity Clinics and provide education in community-based healthcare delivery, global health and health policy.  The Division has a long association with the U-M Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center. CHEAR brings together faculty from multiple pediatric subspecialties, other medical school departments and multiple schools and institutes across the University of Michigan to address high-impact research questions in child health.

The Division Director is expected to lead and expand programs to deliver state-of-the-art primary care, education, and research and to promote the academic careers of faculty and trainees. Competitive candidates should have a strong track record of scholarship and recognition in general pediatrics and be eligible for appointment as Assistant / Associate / Full Professor.

Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan

Ann Arbor is consistently ranked among the top places to live in the United States and combines the atmosphere of a small college town with the cultural and recreational opportunities of a larger city. The University offers a variety of cultural, educational, and sports activities. Ann Arbor and the University provide a continuous bill of concerts, plays, lectures, festivals, as well as galleries and museums. The downtown area offers a variety of specialty shops, bookstores, restaurants, and an outdoor farmers’ market. The city and University also offer extensive parks and gardens as well as a variety of outdoor activities, including biking canoeing, and running. Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), a half-hour drive from Ann Arbor offers easy access too major cities in the U.S. and internationally (learn more at

Required Qualifications

Requirements include an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent degree, eligibility for medical licensure in the state of Michigan, and certification by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics. Evidence of competence in clinical care and in clinical and didactic teaching is expected.

This position is posted as Clinical Associate Professor / Clinical Professor (clinical track) and Associated Professor / Professor (instructional/tenure track). Track and rank of the selected candidate will be commensurate with qualifications.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

UM EEO/AA Statement

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 Pediatrics, 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. The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.


For additional information about this position, please contact the search committee chair, Terrill Bravender, MD, MPH ([email protected]).