Assistant or Associate Professor of Medicine

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Jun 04, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Medicine

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-08-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible Assistant or Associate Professor on a Clinician Educator track or a tenured Associate or Full Professor on a Clinician Educator track within the Hospital Epidemiology & Antimicrobial Stewardship programs.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

Clinical Service: Develop and implement infection control procedures and policies in conjunction with infection control staff. Assist with the oversight of the collaborative efforts of infectious disease trained pharmacist(s) and other physicians in the operation of antimicrobial stewardship program team to limit unnecessary antimicrobial exposure in hospitalized patients as well as assist in the development of infection specific guidelines. The successful candidate would also provide patient care in the general infectious disease in both inpatient and outpatient settings. There are also opportunities focused in caring for HCV and HCV-HIV co-infected patients, managing outpatient infusion patients, HIV, travel clinic and transplant inpatient and outpatient consult services, attending on general medicine wards.

Education: Staffing Infectious Disease clinic and Infectious Disease consultation services while teaching principles and practice of infectious diseases to fellows, residents and medical students. Complete student, resident and fellow evaluations. Participate in ID educational activities including resident didactic series, Departmental Grand Rounds, and other educational duties assigned.

Research: Participate in clinical and administrative research according to skills, interest and funding. Provide mentoring and supervision of fellows and residents as appropriate.

Candidates must have a MD degree, be board-certified and/or board eligible in Internal Medicine and in Infectious Disease by appointment start date. Candidates should have training, exposure and interest in antimicrobial stewardship with plans for development of policies and procedures to help identify and minimize inappropriate antimicrobial use. The successful candidate will also understand principles of hospital epidemiology with the ability to implement and draft hospital policies and procedures to limit the spread of infections to hospitalized patients.

To apply, for the tenure-eligible position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0618460. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and contact information for three references.

To apply, for the tenured position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0618461. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and contact information for three references.

Position will remain open to applications until filled.

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Costi Sifri, Co-Chair, Search Committee, via email at cds9n@virginia.edu or telephone: (434) 924-0260.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Jim McGowan via email at
JM4U@virginia.edu or telephone: (434) 924-1210.

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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