Instructor | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The University of Virginia, Department of Radiology & Medical Imaging is seeking to hire radiologists to be deployed in Rwanda as part of an initiative established by the Ministry of Health in Rwanda. The Government of Rwanda aims to build a high quality and sustainable health system. Rwanda currently faces a severe lack of adequate number of physicians and other health care workers, and one key root cause of this shortage is lack of adequate number of faculty to train future physicians. There are very few trained sub-specialists, and residency training programs in Rwanda, begun in 2005, are still developing. This initiative with the Human Resources for Health (HRH) is a joint affiliation with the Department of Medical Education at the University of Virginia.

UVa is collaborating with other United States medical schools, such as Harvard, Dartmouth and Duke. The goals of the partnership between the Ministry of Health and the affiliated US schools in the Rwanda HRH consortium include supporting the development of the clinical, teaching, and research skills of current and future faculty and specialist physicians, and supporting the creation of a strong cadre of specialists to meet patient care needs at district, provincial and referral hospitals. This opportunity exists for appointment of 12 months in duration which is strongly preferred, and will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. There will be no employment with UVa after returning from Rwanda.

Candidates must have a MD, be board-certified or eligible in diagnostic radiology, board-certified or board-eligible or in final fellowship year in their respective specialty for sub-specialists. Successful candidates must be able to develop and apply quantitative measurement to promote effective decision-making and continuous organizational improvement. The ability to demonstrate effectively and diplomatically communicate information and data in written and verbal form to top management, government officials, students, and hospital-based colleagues is required. The ability to interpret and apply instructions in diverse settings and proven ability to support organizational change and develop the clinical and management capability of other health professionals is required. Professional experience in cross-cultural and low-income settings is strongly preferred. English proficiency required; French proficiency preferred.

To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting
0613667. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter explaining interest in the Rwanda program, and curriculum vitae.

For further information about the position and application process, please contact Michelle Hurst via email mh8gb@Virginia. EDU or call 434-243-9461.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. 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

The University of Virginia may require criminal history background check as a condition 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:* Instructor

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

*Department:* Department of Radiology

*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2014

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

*Posting Date:* 02-21-2014

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=72589

*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $80, 000

*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

*Area of Interest:* No Response

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

*Posting Number:* 0613667

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

*Organization (Position Organization):* 41160 MD-RADL Radiology, Admin

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*Working Title:* Instructor

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

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