Pediatric Endocrinologist

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-03-04
Req: R0003597
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia and University of Virginia Children's Hospital seeks candidates for a Pediatric Endocrinologist (tenure eligible or tenure ineligible). Salary, rank and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications and experience.

The patient population being evaluated and treated includes children with all types of diabetes mellitus, pituitary hormone deficiencies and/or excesses, adrenal disorders, calcium and bone metabolism disorders, electrolyte abnormalities, thyroid disorders, short stature, gonadal dysfunction, disorders of sexual development, gender dysphoria, Prader-Willi syndrome, obesity, and any other condition that might involve abnormalities of the endocrine hormone system. Outpatients are seen in the Battle Building, a unit of the University of Virginia Children's Hospital Clinics in Charlottesville, via telemedicine from Charlottesville, and at satellite clinics across the region. Clinical responsibility will include a share of inpatient service and night and weekend call. There are currently 6 full-time faculty and 3 nurse practitioners and an active Pediatric Endocrinology fellowship program.

Candidates must have an MD and must be board-certified or board-eligible in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. The position requires experience and expertise in evaluating and treating medically complex children with endocrine dysfunction(s). In addition, this position requires the teaching skills and experience necessary to precept and serve as a role model for fellows, residents, and medical students. This position requires an individual with a patient-centered approach to clinical care and a passion for striving to achieve the ideals of the highest quality and safety in clinical care. 

The tenure-ineligible faculty position is designed for practitioners focused on quality clinical care including active participation in clinical research and outstanding teaching. Position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications. To be considered for the tenure-eligible position, candidates must have experience in basic or clinical research and a strong interest in a career in academic medicine. 

The University of Virginia Medical Center and the UVA Children's Hospital are located near the main university grounds of the University of Virginia. The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. 

To apply please attach your CV, cover letter and contact for three references.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 3/5/2019
Application Due: 6/1/2019
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