Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Working Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Pediatrics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-16-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Pediatrics' Division of Nephrology at the University of Virginia and University of Virginia Children's Hospital seeks candidates for an academic Assistant Professor (tenure eligible or tenure ineligible) committed to a clinician-scientist career track. The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is a strong clinical and research division, ranked in the top 50 programs by US News and World Report in 2015. The Division is composed of senior and junior faculty and trainees with diverse research interests spanning basic, translational, and clinical research. Active research projects include study of renal development, detection of and mechanisms of damage in AKI, actions of nephrotoxic drugs as well as clinical trials to advance knowledge of disease and treatment relevant to the pediatric nephrology community.

Candidates must have an MD or DO and be board-eligible or board-certified in pediatric nephrology. Candidates must have significant experience in basic, clinical, or translational research and a strong interest in a career in academic medicine. The candidate will be expected to provide outstanding subspecialty care and teaching while developing a competitive research program in association with senior mentors.

The University of Virginia Children's Hospital is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, a setting with natural beauty and significant historical relevance in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlottesville is a wonderful place to live with an extraordinary quality of life and is often ranked among the best places to live in the United States. The Department of Pediatrics is extremely collegial and collaborative. The Division of Pediatric Nephrology is currently comprised of 4 full time board certified nephrologists (one full time researcher), 2 nurse clinicians, 2 fellows, and works closely with dedicated social workers, dieticians, an education specialist, and the UVA Renal Unit and Transplant program. The Division has outstanding collaborative working relationships with our general pediatricians as well as other pediatric subspecialists, our surgical colleagues and our colleagues in adult medicine.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0619850 or visit Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.
Position will remain open to applications until filled.

For additional information about the position please contact: Victoria Norwood, MD - Pediatric Nephrology Division Head at [email protected]

For further information regarding the application process, please contact, Greg Haskins at [email protected] or via phone at 434-924-2963.

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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