Faculty Development Fellow

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-08-27
Req: R0017967

The University of Virginia Department of Family Medicine seeks applicants for a tenure-ineligible faculty position, at the rank of instructor, to serve as a Faculty Development Fellow. The Fellowship program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the role of academic faculty in medical school departments and community residency programs. The incumbent will have multiple and varied opportunities to experience growth as a clinician, teacher and scholar under the guidance of skilled, experienced faculty members. The selected candidate will: participate in classwork and assignments for the one-year Fellowship program; teach in a variety of settings within the Department of Family Medicine; and provide care to Family Medicine patients in the outpatient clinic; OB and inpatient care are optional and upon approval of the Fellowship Steering Committee.

The University of Virginia is in Charlottesville, a cultured, cosmopolitan community with a charming, small-town feel. Located in a beautiful setting surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the region is home to several historical places of interest. We are ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States by Money Magazine and USA Today.


  • MD or DO required by the start date.
  • Board-certified or board eligible by the American Board of Family Medicine or the Osteopathic Family Medicine Board required by the start date.

Physical Demands:

Job requires sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/walking (distance: 1 – 2 miles/day)

Attach the following items to your application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page Personal Statement of Interest, and a copy of your USMLE or Comlex scores. To complete the process, three (3) letters of reference (one must be from the Residency Program Director) are required; they should be sent from the person writing your reference directly to Lisa Rollins, PhD, Fellowship Director, UVA Family Medicine, PO Box 800729, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0729.

Applicants must apply by November 15, 2020, as interviews are planned for December 2020 through January 2021. It is anticipated that the Faculty Development Fellowship will begin on July 1, 2021, and end on June 30, 2022.

For additional information about the position, please contact Lisa Rollins, Ph.D. Fellowship Program Director, via email LKR2H@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, 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: 8/28/2020
Application Due: 11/26/2020
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