Posting Summary: The Department of Surgery and Division of Acute Care Surgery and Outcomes Research at the University of Virginia seeks applications for a full-time tenure-eligible or tenure-ineligible faculty position with a focus in trauma, emergency general surgery, and surgical critical care. The incumbent is responsible for the clinical care of patients with acute surgical illness and the education of medical students and postgraduate trainees.
Scholarly achievement is expected of this individual with the goal of furthering our knowledge in this field. Rank and tenure status are dependent upon qualification and experience. To be considered for the tenure-eligible position, candidates must have a clear academic plan and/or demonstrated excellence in research and the generation of new knowledge.
Candidates must be board-certified in general surgery and critical care with a minimum of 2 years in an active practice of critical care. Experience as a faculty leader in intensive care or trauma, in surgical critical care fellowship direction and as an ATLS course director is highly preferred. Candidates must have a strong interest in a career in academic medicine.
The University of Virginia has an ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency program and a fellowship in Critical Care. UVa is located in beautiful Charlottesville at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains with easy driving access to the Atlantic coast and the nation's capital.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0621761. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing your interests. This position will remain open to applications until filled.
For additional information regarding the position, please contact Jeff Young, MD, JSY2B@virginia.edu For further information regarding the application process, contact Elida Logan, ESL5U@virginia.edu
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.