Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty
Department: Department of Pediatrics
Posting Date: 10-13-2014
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia and University of Virginia Children's Hospital seeks candidates for a Developmental Pediatrician (tenure eligible, tenure in-eligible or tenured). Salary, rank and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications and experience. The patient population being treated includes children with medical complexity, chronic illness, neuro-developmental disabilities (i.e. cerebral palsy, meningomyelocele), neuromuscular disorders, behavioral disorders, intellectual disability, autism, emotional disorders, conduct disorders, acquired brain injury, mild brain injury (concussion), mental health disorders and dual diagnoses. Patients are seen at the Child Developmental and Rehabilitation Center, a unit of the University of Virginia Children's Hospital Clinics in the new Battle Building.
Candidates must have a MD and must be board-certified in developmental and behavioral pediatrics or neurodevelopmental disabilities. The position requires experience and expertise in evaluating and treating children with medical complexity, neurodevelopmental disabilities, and brain injury in addition to behavioral and learning problems. In addition, this position requires the teaching skills and experience necessary to precept fellows, residents, and medical students. The tenure-ineligible faculty position is designed for practitioners focused on quality clinical care including active participation in clinical research and outstanding teaching. Position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications. To be considered for the tenure-eligible position, candidates must have experience in basic or clinical research and a strong interest in a career in academic medicine. To be considered for the tenured position, candidates must demonstrate scholarship and excellence in two domains consistent with the requirements for tenure in the School of Medicine.
The University of Virginia Medical Center and the UVA Children's Hospital are located near the main university grounds of the University of Virginia. The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0615180. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.
Position will remain open to applications until filled.
For additional information about the position please contact: Richard Stevenson, MD, Chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics at RDS8Z@virginia.edu.
For further information regarding the application process, please contact, Greg Haskins via email at email@example.com or via telephone at (434) 924-2963.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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