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Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia and University of Virginia Children's Hospital seeks candidates for a Developmental Pediatrician (tenure eligible, tenure in-eligible or tenured). Salary, rank and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications and experience. The patient population being treated includes children with medical complexity, chronic illness, neuro-developmental disabilities (i. e. cerebral palsy, meningomyelocele), neuromuscular disorders, behavioral disorders, intellectual disability, autism, emotional disorders, conduct disorders, acquired brain injury, mild brain injury (concussion), mental health disorders and dual diagnoses. Patients are seen at the Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center, a unit of the University of Virginia Children's Hospital.

Candidates must have a MD and must be board certified or board eligible in developmental and behavioral pediatrics or neurodevelopmental disabilities. The position requires experience in treating children with medical complexity. In addition, this position requires the teaching skills and experience necessary to precept fellows, residents, and medical students. The tenure-ineligible faculty position is designed for practitioners focused on quality clinical care including active participation in clinical research and outstanding teaching. To be considered for the tenure-eligible position, candidates must have experience in basic or clinical research and a strong interest in a career in academic medicine. To be considered for the tenured position, candidates must demonstrate scholarship and excellence in two domains consistent with the requirements for tenure in the School of Medicine.

The University of Virginia Medical Center and Children's Hospital (including the Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center) are located near the main university grounds of the University of Virginia. The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U. S.

To apply for the tenure-ineligible position, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0613070. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.

To apply for the tenure-eligible position, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0613071. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

To apply for the tenured position, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0613072. 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: Richard Stevenson, MD, Chief of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at RDS8Z@virginia. edu.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact, Keith Johnson via email at fkj2t@virginia. edu or via telephone at (434) 243-3990.

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

## 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:* Open Rank

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

*Department:* Department of Pediatrics

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

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

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

*Posting Date:* 04-10-2014

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? :* Yes

*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=71780

*Appointment Type:* Teaching and Research

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successf

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