Assistant or Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery

Location: University of Virginia

The Department of Surgery and Division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Virginia Health System seek candidates for the position of tenure eligible or tenure ineligible Assistant or Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery. Rank, tenure status and compensation will depend upon qualifications. The incumbent will be responsible for the clinical care of our pediatric surgical patient population and participate in student and post-graduate teaching. Opportunities for clinical or laboratory research are also available. The selected candidate will pursue scholarly achievements with the goal of promotion within the School of Medicine and the University.

Candidates must have an MD, have completed a Residency in General Surgery and have completed, or be currently completing, a Pediatric Surgery Fellowship. Candidates must be board-eligible or board-certified in Pediatric Surgery and have expertise in the care of pediatric patients as well as a strong interest in a career in academic surgery. The candidate should be able to thrive in a collegial and team environment. To be considered for the tenure-eligible position, candidates must demonstrate past experience with research or teaching pursuits and be prepared to outline a proposed academic career plan.

The University of Virginia Children's Hospital is a "Hospital within a hospital" and has a 55 bed Level III NICU, 16 bed PICU, an intermediate care unit of up to 6 beds, and 43 acute care beds. A large new outpatient clinic and outpatient surgery building opened in 2014. The Pediatric Surgery practice encompasses a wide variety of complex pediatric surgery cases. All MIS, ECMO, IMRIS and robotic capabilities are available. All pediatric subspecialty and ancillary services are present. The Division of Pediatric Surgery maintains a strong national presence. The University of Virginia Health System has an excellent ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency Program with a strong national reputation. It is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Atlantic coastal beaches, and Washington, DC. Charlottesville is recognized as one of the best places to live in numerous publications and surveys. It is a vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, and numerous outdoor activities.

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Priority review of applications will begin on April 20, 2020, but the position will remain open until filled.

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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:

TO APPLY:

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, and search for requisition # R0015159. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume” box. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.

INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0015159. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume” box. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact: Eugene McGahren, MD, via email edm6k@virginia.edu or telephone 434-924-9302.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor, via email at mew8js@virginia.edu.

 

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