Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatrics

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, at the University of Virginia and University of Virginia Children's Hospital, seeks candidates for a tenure-ineligible Neonatologist position. This opportunity is designed for physicians with an interest in a balanced career of clinical care and teaching. Applicants should be interested in advancing their academic career by joining a diverse and highly accomplished faculty. Salary and rank are dependent upon qualifications. (An interest in transport medicine and quality improvement initiatives relative to resuscitation and simulation teaching is desirable. )

Candidates must have an MD and be board-eligible or board-certified in Neonatology. Candidates must have a commitment to clinical excellence and teaching, and a strong interest in a career in academic medicine.

The University of Virginia Children's Hospital is located in Charlottesville, a setting with natural beauty and significant historical relevance in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlottesville is a wonderful place to live with an extraordinary quality of life and is often ranked among the best places to live in the United States. The Department of Pediatrics is extremely collegial and collaborative.

The Division of Neonatology is currently comprised of eight full time board certified/eligible neonatologists. We have a fully accredited neonatal-perinatal fellowship program with six trainees and a full-time research nurse. Our clinical service presently comprises a 45 bed NICU (expanding to 51), a follow-up clinic and an active antenatal consultation service. 15 neonatal nurse practitioners and a nursing staff of over 120 individuals assist in patient care alongside our well respected pediatric residency trainees. We will be implementing a telemedicine program to complement our neonatal transport network. The Division has outstanding collaborative working relationships with our general pediatricians as well as other pediatric subspecialists, our surgical colleagues and our colleagues in adult medicine, especially from the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0617167 or follow this link: jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=77105. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Position will remain open to applications until filled.

For additional information about the position please contact: Robert A. Sinkin, MD, MPH, via email at rsinkin@virginia. edu.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact, Greg Haskins at gph3z@virginia. edu or via telephone at 434-924-2963.

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.

## 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

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

*Department:* Department of Pediatrics

*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2017

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 08-27-2015

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=77105

*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 for this posting):* Candidate Profile

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Posting Number:* 0617167

*Tenure Status:* Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment

*Organization (Position Organization):* 41090 MD-PEDT Neonatology

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