Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Pediatrics

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Working Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Pediatrics

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Pediatrics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 01-19-2017

Posting Summary:
The Child Health Research Center (CHRC) of the University of Virginia School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is seeking applicants for an academic pediatric researcher committed to a clinician-scientist career track. The CHRH is composed of senior and junior faculty with diverse interests spanning laboratory, translational and clinical investigation.

Candidates must have an MD, be board-certified or board-eligible in a pediatric subspecialty, and have an active, externally funded research program in laboratory, translational and/or clinical investigation. The candidate will be expected to provide outstanding subspecialty care for a portion of the time, while conducting a competitive research program. The successful candidate will have a research program that finds synergy with other CHRC investigators and with investigators from other departments at the University of Virginia. A research program that interacts with basic scientists is preferred. The position is open rank, tenure-eligible or ineligible tracks, with the initial appointment, rank and compensation subject to the School of Medicine Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.

The University of Virginia Children's Hospital provides comprehensive services to the children of central and southwest Virginia, and has a new, state-of-the-art building for pediatric outpatient clinics. The UVA Medical Center is adjacent to the University grounds. The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, a cultured, cosmopolitan community that yet retains its small-town, historic charm. There is a burgeoning restaurant and live music scene, along with many arts offerings through the university and the community. Washington, D.C. and Richmond are within easy driving distance. The area boasts a thriving wine touring and tasting business with nearly 30 local vineyards, as well as many breweries. With weather that is rarely harsh, and a beautiful setting surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, outdoor activities also abound. Local schools are excellent, and Virginia has numerous outstanding colleges and universities, including UVA. Recent accolades for Charlottesville include "Happiest City in America," "Best College Town in America," and one of the "Top 5 New Foodie Cities."

To apply for the position please visit and search on Posting Number 0620164 or visit this link: Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Position will remain open until filled.

For more information about the opportunity please contact Ariel Gomez, MD Professor of Pediatrics at [email protected]

For more information or trouble with the application process please contact Greg Haskins, Senior HR Business Partner at [email protected]

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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