Associate Professor of Medicine

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 04, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Associate Professor of Medicine

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Medicine, General Medicine

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-30-2015

Posting Summary:
The Department of Medicine's Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks a tenure-eligible Associate Professor or a tenured Associate Professor or Professor interested in a leadership role as the Division's Section Head of General Medicine. The role of Section Head will encompass operational oversight of clinical care delivery, education and the further development of a robust outcomes based research program. Administrative responsibilities will include management of financial and human resources ensuring the Section operates in a manner consistent with the Division's mission, aims and goals. Financial resources for infrastructure and faculty expansion will be provided. Clinical responsibilities may include direct patient and/or precepting sessions in an outpatient clinical setting. In addition to outpatient care and the supervision and teaching of medical students and residents, clinical duties may also include attending on the general medical inpatient service if desired. Rank, tenure status and compensation are contingent upon experience.

Candidates must be an MD or MD/PhD and board-certified in Internal Medicine. Candidates must also be experienced academicians with strong clinical skills and a highly successful track record of teaching and funded research. Leadership and administrative experience is also highly desired. To be considered for the tenured position, candidates should have an interest in a balanced career of clinical care, clinical research and teaching. 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 Section of General Medicine currently employs 31 faculty conducting clinical care in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The Section's outpatient practices consist of 4 clinic locations. The largest of these clinics, University Medical Associates, serves as the continuity training site for all medicine residents.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving Division committed to providing high-quality medical care for adult patients, including the under-served, elderly and those at the end of life. Innovation, collaboration, patient safety, quality, mindfulness and wisdom are all bedrocks upon which the Division advances its national reputation.

The University of Virginia is the second-ranked public university in the nation and provides an abundance of cultural amenities to compliment the tremendous recreational opportunities afforded by the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlottesville is located in central Virginia, 100 miles SE of Washington, DC and 70 miles west of Richmond.

To apply for the tenure-eligible position, visit and search on Posting Number 0616235. Complete a candidate profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.

To apply for the tenured position, visit and search on Posting Number 0616236. Complete a candidate profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.

This position will remain open until filled.

For additional information about the positions or the application process, please contact Ally Mawyer at

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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