This position is a junior or mid-level, collateral, non-tenure track faculty position in the VCU Vascular Surgery Division. The faculty member should have clinical interests that complement and expand existing expertise in the Division. Research areas of interest include (but are not limited to) treatment of complex aortic aneurysms with fenestrated endografts, treatment of occlusive disease with promising investigational devices, as well as outcomes assessment in Vascular Surgery. The faculty member should also support the current Division's expanding efforts to provide excellent Vascular Surgical support to many of our current regional outreach programs, including Baird Vascular Institute, Pauley Heart and Vascular Center at Stony Point, and VCU Community Memorial Hospital. Finally, the faculty member should support the Division commitment to teaching Vascular Fellows, Surgery Residents, and Fellows from in multiple cardiovascular disciplines, as well as VCU Medical Students.
1.Teaching The faculty member will have teaching responsibilities in all areas of Vascular Surgery, with potential opportunities to assists in the multidisciplinary teaching of Vascular Fellows, General Surgery Residents, Interventional Fellows, Thoracic Surgery Fellows and Interventional Cardiology Fellows.
2.Research The faculty member must participate in clinical or basic science research relevant to the expanding field of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Research in the fields of complex aortic endografting, minimally invasive treatment of critical limb ischemia, and Vascular Surgery Outcomes would be preferred. A record of publication in refereed journals is expected. The faculty member is expected to develop interdisciplinary collaborations within VCU's Cardiovascular arena, to achieve research goals.
3.Service The faculty member will serve on University, Health System and Departmental committees as requested by leadership. They will assist with the recruitment training, and placement of Residents and Fellows among the varied specialties outlined above.
4.Clinical Faculty member's clinical responsibility will be in the care of the Vascular and Endovascular Surgical patients on the MCV campus of VCU, as well as community outreach satellite locations including Baird Vascular Institute, Stony Point, and Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill. They will be responsible for the development of an active surgical practice, with the support of the Division and Departments Leadership.
a.Board Certification or Eligibility in General Surgery. b.Board Certification of Eligibility in Vascular Surgery. c.Commitment to Clinical or Basic Science Research. d.Demonstrated experience in working with and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do as a faculty member at VCU.
a.Certification- Eligibility for RPVI (Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation). b.Record of external funding or proposal submissions to obtain funding.
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