Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Georgetown University
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Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine) - Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University: Medical Center: School of Medicine: BGRO Clinical: Infectious Diseases

Location: Medical Center
Open Date: Feb 14, 2022

Georgetown University Medical Center

Established in 1789, Georgetown University is a leading academic and research institution that offers a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is located in Washington, DC, and consists of the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Biomedical Graduate Research and Education. The mission of the medical center rests on the three pillars of research, teaching, and patient care under the principle of cura personalis - care of the whole person. Research emphasizes community outreach and collaboration, in recognition of the contributions of social determinants on health and well-being. Medical education and research is conducted in the MedStar Health System, which includes the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, as well as within the University. GUMC and MedStar Health, Inc. have a clinical partnership agreement under which MedStar Health owns, operates, and has financial responsibility for Georgetown University's clinical enterprise that includes a hospital, faculty practice group, and a network of community physician practices.

Position Description and Responsibilities

Clinical: The candidate will be involved in all teaching and attending services at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital as these are core duties of all Infectious Diseases faculty at Georgetown University. Clinical care includes outpatient Infectious Diseases clinic, and inpatient Infectious Diseases (ID) including general ID, immunocompromised host and transplant ID.

Research: The ideal candidate will have excellent clinical skills, and experience with the use of large clinical and observational data for research. The candidate will be involved with the Georgetown University HIV cohort studies, including the MACS/WIHS Combined Cohort Study, and the STAR study of young women with and at risk for HIV. The candidate will be expected to develop a research portfolio, preferably with a focus on neurocognition, other common comorbidities seen in persons living with HIV, and their effects on long-term outcomes among people with and at risk for HIV. As a key member of the Georgetown MWCCS and STAR investigators, the individual will lead the hospitalization ascertainment component of these observational cohorts. A strong background in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and demonstrated experience with use of ICD-9/10 codes in translational research evidenced by publications in this field is needed. Georgetown University is a collaborating institution of the DC Center for AIDS Research (DC CFAR); the candidate will be expected to become an active investigator within the DC CFAR, and support the mission of advancing HIV research within the District of Columbia.

Required Qualifications:

  • Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine board certification

  • Demonstrated publication record relevant to the position

  • Demonstrated record of early stage and pilot grants

  • Commitment to teaching and scholarship that are pre-requisites to advancement

  • Commitment to service within the medical center and University

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Evidence of multidisciplinary collaborations relevant to the position

  • ching and scholarship that are pre-requisites to advancement

  • Commitment to service within the medical center and University

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Evidence of multidisciplinary collaborations relevant to the position


Application Instructions

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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.

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