Open Rank

Charlottesville, VA
May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Open Rank

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Emergency Medicine

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-25-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia is seeking candidates for Open Rank (Assistant, Associate or Professor) tenure-eligible or tenure-ineligible, faculty positions. The ideal candidates will be a highly motivated and talented EM Physician with specific interest and skills in research, research administration, and experience at the community hospital-level as a medical provider. The selected individuals will work with faculty members and the Chair on research, instruction, and the application of emergency medicine in research as well as the association with community level providers. These positions carry faculty appointments in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia, and will include clinical hours within the Department of Emergency Medicine.

The opportunities for this position will include research in collaboration with other University of Virginia faculty members. There will be additional requirements for assistance and support in the administration of research utilizing biostatistics and lean methodologies. There will be significant opportunities for communication, coordination, education, and support through collaborative efforts with community level providers and facilities. Lastly, this position will be provided ample opportunity to support learning and teaching at the bedside focusing on patient satisfaction and flow-through of patients during limited resource times, such as overnights and staff reductions based on overall hospital operation requirements.

Faculty will also have protected time to support scholarly pursuits. Applicants must be interested in advancing their academic career by joining a diverse and highly accomplished faculty. The successful candidate will demonstrate a desire to excel clinically and pursue research with an interest in research administration as well as a view towards leadership opportunities for professional development. Interests in research and research administration may include graduate-level coursework in biostatistics and Lean processing in healthcare.

Candidates must have a M.D. or D.O. and be board-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine by appointment start date. Successful candidates must be emergency medicine residency trained and have completed fellowship training in research.

The Department of Emergency Medicine has a significant training commitment. There is an established emergency medicine residency program and there are fellowships in Medical Toxicology, EMS, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Ultrasound, Trauma and Education. The UVA Health System is a 700 bed tertiary care and Level 1 trauma center with an annual census of 60,000 located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Charlottesville, Virginia, a city that has consistently been rated as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

To apply, visit and search for Posting Number 0620979. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Tenure-ineligible positions may be eligible to convert to tenure-eligible at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with the School of Medicine Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications. This position will remain open until filled.

Questions related to this opportunity should be directed to Dr. Robert O'Connor, M.D., MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine,

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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