## Posting Summary:
The Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible Assistant or Associate Professor Clinician Educator or a tenured Associate or Full Professor Clinician Educator to join five transplant nephrologists and serve as Medical Director of the University's Kidney Transplant Program. The incumbent will provide care to patients with end-stage kidney disease for both pre and post kidney transplant, in addition to serving as leader for the Medicine Transplant service. Rank and track is dependent upon qualifications. The award of tenure eligible requires documentation of excellence in one area (basic or clinical research, teaching or patient care), scholarship and regional reputation. The award of tenure requires documented excellence in two areas (basic or clinical research, teaching or patient care), scholarship and emerging national reputation.
Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and be board-eligible or board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology by appointment start date. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to education and research as well as expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, pre and post-transplant care. Administrative skills to serve as Medical Director for the University's Kidney Transplant program are required.
The transplant program has an American Society of Transplantation Certified Training Program training one fellow a year. Our program is one of the largest in the region and continues to grow as nephrologists are involved in all aspects of pre and post-transplant care. The Division of Nephrology consists of 27 full time faculty providing basic and clinical research, clinical care, education, and disease management for patients with diverse types of kidney diseases.
The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, providing an idyllic setting that blends one of America's premier public institutions, an inspiring history and a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U. S. by Money Magazine and USA Today.
To apply for the tenure-eligible position, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search Posting Number 0617005. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest, and contact information for three references.
To apply for the tenured position, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search Posting Number 0616993. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest, and contact information for three references.
The position will remain open until filled.
Applicants with questions regarding the position are requested to contact Emaad Abdel-Rahman, MD, Search Committee Chair, Division of Nephrology, via email at EA6N@virginia. edu or 434-924-5114.
For additional information about the application process, please contact Christina Hamill, via email at CFM9C@virginia. edu or 434-422-0250.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
## University Leadership Characteristics:
*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" is based on the assumption that the life of the mind is a pursuit for all participants in the University, that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *
University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify Uncommon Integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display Great Judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are Strategically Focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by Aggressively Executing these standards. These employees also develop a Deep Passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities. They contribute to team success by Leading Talent through individual efforts.
## Required Applicant Documents:
CV / Resume
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
Statement of Research Interest
## Employment Conditions for Faculty
U. Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
## EO/AA Statement:
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
*Rank:* Assistant/Associate Professor
*Department:* Department of Medicine, Nephrology Division
*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2015
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No
*Posting Date:* 08-07-2015
*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=76906
*Appointment Type:* Teaching and Research
*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
*Position Type:* Teaching and Research Faculty
*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response
*Area of Interest:* No Response
*Type of Application:(required to apply