Executive Director, Krannert Cardiovascular Research Center

Indiana Univeristy - School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
January 27 2021
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Executive Director, Krannert Cardiovascular Research Center


Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, a national leader in clinical care, education, and research, is announcing the search for an Executive Director of the newly established Krannert Cardiovascular Research Center. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a visionary leader to advance the area of cardiovascular research with a significant infusion of resources and numerous collaborative partners in academia and industry. This individual will also serve as the Research Director for the IUSM-IU Health Cardiovascular Institute.


IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the country with more than 20,000 living alumni and 3,000 learners on nine campuses across the state. Its diverse faculty is made up of more than 2,900 full-time members and over 3,700 volunteer faculty who are responsible for training medical, graduate and postgraduate students. IU School of Medicine is the only allopathic medical school in Indiana. The school is in an exciting growth phase, increasing research funding by 40% over the last four years and continuing to invest aggressively in research. The Executive Director is a key component of Indiana University’s bold expansion of research.


This position is ideal for a mid to senior career level collaborative and transformational leader who can build on foundational cardiovascular research strengths within the Center, and the visions to develop new collaborations. Minimum qualifications include a Doctorate or Terminal degree, evidence of leadership and outstanding academic credentials such as a track record of extramural research funding, academic experience appropriate for the rank of Professor, and eligibility for licensure and practice in the State of Indiana, if MD. Excellent institutional resources will be committed to this position.


IU School of Medicine is closely aligned with our health system partner, IU Health, which has twice earned a place on the US News and World Report Honor Roll. The shared vision of both institutions is to lead the transformation of healthcare through quality innovation and education to make Indiana one of the nation’s healthiest states. IU Health is among the top ten largest single-state nonprofit health systems in the United States operating 16 hospitals statewide (a mix of urban, suburban and rural facilities). This partnership enables the seamless integration of research findings into patient care.


To learn more about this leadership opportunity or apply, visit https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/10381. Please include (1) a letter of interest and (2) a curriculum vitae. The priority review deadline is 2/28/2021.


As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence.  We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community.  We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.


IU School of Medicine provides concierge and dual career services to assist new faculty with their personal or family’s relocation needs.