Autism Spectrum Disorder Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

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Working Title: Autism Spectrum Disorder Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: School of Medicine, Dean's Office

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-01-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia School of Medicine, in collaboration with the Curry School of Education and the Provost's office, is initiating the coordinated hiring of a faculty member in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder; a designated strategic area of interest. The position is a tenured/tenure-track, open rank faculty position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). The applicant should be a clinician or clinician investigator and hold an M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. or Ph.D. degree and be able to demonstrate outstanding achievement in the field of autism. Preference will be given to candidates whose research aligns with existing strengths. In addition to competitive start-up packages, the successful candidate will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities and collaborations in a collegial environment.

The successful candidate will join the faculty of the UVA School of Medicine and have primary affiliation with the Department of Pediatrics (Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics), the Department of Neurology, or the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health depending on background and clinical training. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues across Grounds and the UVA Brain Institute as a part of a cluster hire in Autism, working with Developmental Pediatrics, the Curry School of Education, Psychology, Neurology, Psychiatry, and other university partners to position UVA as a center of excellence in Autism research, clinical services, and personnel preparation. One or more identified lines of research relevant to autism, a record of publication in refereed journals and a record of extramural funding are required as is an established line of sponsored research focused on autism. Professional licensure relevant to field is required. Experience collaborating with community partners and an interest in leveraging local and regional partnerships, such as the Virginia Institute of Autism and local school divisions and health providers is strongly preferred. Experience with interdisciplinary and multi-site research projects is strongly preferred. Finally, a strong commitment to professional service, leadership and equity is required as is an explicit commitment to diversity and of advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups.

Charlottesville and central Virginia offer a distinctive community for both personal and professional activities. A strong sense of community exists in the region along with excellent educational systems for adults and children. Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is consistently listed among the top cities in national rankings of the most desirable places to live. It offers a thriving community, highlighted by regular literary, film, musical, theatrical, and historical festivals.

To apply visit and search for Posting 0622546, complete a candidate profile, and provide a cover letter, CV, and list of three references.

For questions about the position, please contact Richard Stevenson MD ([email protected]) or Micah Mizurek PhD ([email protected]) via email. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Greg Haskins ([email protected]). The position will remain open until filled.

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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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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