Assistant / Associate / Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Virginia
July 23, 2017
Full-time - Experienced
Higher Education Institution
Posting Summary: The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for multiple tenure-eligible or tenure-ineligible faculty positions. We seek highly motivated and talented EM Physicians with specific interest in the administration of management, training, and leadership involving emergency medicine and critical care medicine. The selected individuals will work with faculty members and the Chair on research, instruction, and the application of emergency medicine and critical care medicine. These positions carry faculty appointments in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia, and will include clinical hours within the department of emergency medicine and within the intensive care units. Rank and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications.
Critical care opportunities will include the provision of care of patients with surgical, medical, cardiovascular, trauma, or neurological needs. There will be significant opportunities for direct patient care as well as the supervision and teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. Assignment to specific areas of critical care is flexible and will be determined by mutual agreement based on prior experience of the applicant.
Faculty will also have protected time to support scholarly pursuits. Applicants must be interested in advancing their academic career by joining a diverse and highly accomplished faculty. The successful candidate will demonstrate a desire to excel clinically and pursue research and leadership opportunities for professional development.
Candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. and be board-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine. The successful applicants must be emergency medicine residency trained and have completed fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine. Applicants must also be board-eligible or board-certified in Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Surgery or the American Board of Anesthesiology.
The Department of Emergency Medicine has a significant training commitment. 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.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search for Posting Number 0619109. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Tenure-ineligible positions may be eligible to convert to tenure-eligible at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with the School of Medicine Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications. Positions will remain open until filled.
Questions related to this opportunity should be directed to Dr. Robert O'Connor, M.D., MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.