Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Working Title: Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Orthopaedic Surgery Adult Reconstructive Division

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-31-2018

Posting Summary:

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is seeking to hire a Board-Eligible or Certified, Fellowship-trained Orthopaedic surgeon in Hip and Knee Joint Replacement to start August 2019. Qualified applicants must have demonstrated clinical expertise and have demonstrated the ability to perform quality basic scientific or clinical research.

Candidates must have a MD and be board-eligible or board-certified. A fellowship in adult reconstruction is expected as well as evidence of academic productivity. Training and exposure in the broad range of surgical techniques is preferable, particularly as it relates to primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty, trauma, infection, and rapid recovery surgical protocols. Salary and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications. The position will remain open to applications until filled.

The incumbent joins a group of 29 orthopaedic faculty who share emergency call coverage and assist in initial management of emergent musculoskeletal conditions. The Adult Reconstruction Division currently has three surgeons and three physician assistants to manage the patient population. The candidate will have the opportunity to see patients in several outpatient clinic sites, and will perform surgery in both the in-patient and the out-patient areas of the UVA Health System. The candidate will also be expected to help develop the outpatient joint replacement program at the new musculoskeletal center which is currently under construction.

Charlottesville offers a unique combination of natural beauty, rich historical and cultural attractions and close proximity to a national park and the nation's capital.

This position will remain open until filled.

To apply for the Joint Replacement position, visit and search on Posting Number 0624381 for the position. Then, complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a CV; cover letter; and, contact information for three references.

For further information about the position and application process, please contact Carley Pavelka Bacher, Administrative Manager for A. Bobby Chhabra, MD, Lillian T. Pratt Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System PO Box 800159, Charlottesville, VA 22908, Email: [email protected], Telephone: 434-243-0291.

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: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 12/31/2018
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