Assistant / Associate Professorof Emergency Medicine

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a tenure eligible or tenure ineligible position to serve as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine. We seek a highly motivated and talented EM Physician with specific interest in the administration of management, training, and leadership involving Pre-Hospital and Emergency Medicine Services (EMS/EMT) operations and support. This position carries a faculty appointment in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia.

Candidates must have an MD or DO and be board-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine. The successful applicant will also be emergency medicine residency trained. Candidates having completed fellowship training in EMS and/or those board certified in EMS will be given preference.

The selected individual will work directly faculty members and the Chair on research, instruction, and the application of emergency medicine. This position will include clinical hours within the department of emergency medicine as well as 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 pursue the specific area of interest as well as research and leadership opportunities, a history of collaboration and will passionately assist in the continued growth of the emergency medicine program.

The Department of Emergency Medicine includes a chest pain center, adult and pediatric ED, fast track (Express Care), and active air and ground transport programs. 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 0616086. 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.

Questions related to this opportunity should be directed to Dr. Robert O'Connor, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, reo4x@virginia. edu.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/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.

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

*Organization (Position Organization):* 40715 MD-EMED Emergency Medicine

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Position Type:* Teaching and Research Faculty

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

*Department:* Department of Emergency Medicine

*Area of Interest:* No Response

*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=75752

*Working Title:* Assistant / Associate Professorof Emergency Medicine

*Posting Date:* 04-20-2015

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile

*Posting Number:* 0616086

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response
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