Assistant / Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-03-07
Req: R0003679
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for multiple tenure-eligible or tenure-ineligible positions to serve as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine. These individuals will work directly with faculty members and the Chair within the department on research, instruction, and the application of emergency medicine. These positions will include clinical hours within the Department of Emergency Medicine as well as protected time to support scholarly pursuits. These positions carry a faculty appointment in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia.

The Department of Emergency Medicine is led by Robert O'Connor, MD, MPH. The Department of Emergency Medicine includes a chest pain center, adult and pediatric ED, fast track (Express Care), and active air and ground transport programs. There is an established emergency medicine residency program, and there are fellowships in Medical Toxicology, EMS, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Ultrasound, Trauma and Education. The UVA Health System is a 700 bed tertiary care and Level 1 trauma center with an annual census of 60,000 located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Charlottesville, Virginia, a city that has consistently been rated as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

Questions related to this opportunity should be directed to Dr. Robert O'Connor, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, at [email protected]

Applicants must be interested in advancing their academic career by joining a diverse and highly accomplished faculty. The successful candidates will demonstrate a desire to pursue research and leadership opportunities, a history of collaboration and will passionately assist in the continued growth of the emergency medicine program. These opportunities are for EM Physicians with an interest in a balanced career of research, clinical care and teaching with time allocated to support interest in scholarly pursuits.

  • Teaching - Teaching encompasses all activities that directly facilitate student learning, including the contact hours spent in the classroom, office hours, class preparation, grading, answering student email, student advising, evaluating and making available course materials, facilitating e-learning and related duties.
  • Research - The research component of an assistant professor position normally includes scholarly publication, attending academic conferences and obtaining grants. More senior scholars often take leadership roles in scholarly associations and act as editors, board members and referees for grant-giving organizations, academic presses and scholarly journals.
  • Service- - University service involves membership in departmental, college-level and university committees, attending departmental meetings, student recruitment and processing routine paperwork such as filling out reports, answering email, participating in surveys and voting in university elections.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Please visit UVA job board Workday, and search for R0003679 Assistant/Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine.  Complete the application and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a and contact information for three references. 


Education: Candidates must have an MD or DO by appointment start date

Experience: The successful applicants will also be emergency medicine residency trained.

Licensure: Must be board-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine

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: 3/8/2019
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time