Join Our Faculty - Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

The Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan is expanding. We are hoping to recruit new faculty members who are enthusiastic clinicians and educators. Individuals will be eligible for academic appointments to all academic ranks in the clinical track (Instructor, Assistant, Associate, and full Professor), depending on qualifications. Applicants must be board-certified or board-eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Responsibilities will include active participation in interprofessional Newborn ICU Quality Improvement and protocol development, and in the education of residents, fellows, neonatal nurse practitioners, and neonatal physician assistants. Our faculty collaborate closely with colleagues in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Genetics, Nephrology, Cardiology, Neurology, Pulmonology, Ophthalmology, Pediatric Surgery, and Palliative Care, and participate in multi-disciplinary care of pregnant patients undergoing fetal procedures. Our Division and Department offer opportunities to participate in clinical, translational, bioethics, health services, global health, and educational research. C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is ranked first in the state by USNWR, third in the region, and is nationally ranked in all ten specialties, including Neonatology, for which we are ranked first in the state. We work in the Brandon Newborn Intensive Care Unit, a 59-bed single patient room Level 4 NICU, within the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, an integral part of Michigan Medicine’s main medical campus in Ann Arbor. Our faculty round on three NICU clinical teams daily for all patients including those receiving ECMO support, supervise medical transports in a large geographic catchment area, attend high risk deliveries, and provide coordinated prenatal consultation for inpatients and in the outpatient Fetal Diagnostic Center. Our NICU has approximately 1000 annual admissions, of which 80% are inborn and 20% referred from other hospitals, primarily community NICU’s.

Qualifications Required:

The ideal candidate will have an MD or DO degree, Applicants must be board-certified or board-eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and will hold or have the ability to obtain the appropriate medical licenses in the State of Michigan. Evidence of excellence in clinical care and clinical and/or didactic teaching is expected.

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.

Candidates should contact:
Karl Desch, MDK
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Search Committee Chair
Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
8-621 C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
1540 E. Hospital Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-4254
Phone: 734 763-4109
Fax: 734 763-7728
E-mail: kdesch@med.umich.edu.