Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Surgery

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-21-2016

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

Candidates must have a 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 medicine. 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 capabilities, IMRIS and robotics 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, the eastern shore and the nation's capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live; outdoors, vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, research and teaching pursuits working within this collegial work environment are available.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0619262. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing your interests.

This position will remain open to applications until filled.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact Eugene McGahren, MD,

For further information regarding the application process, contact Diana Houchens,

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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