The Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine/VCU Health System is seeking an Associate Director of Microbiology. Academic rank for this position will be Assistant Professor. Qualified applicants will have a PhD and board certification or eligibility in medical microbiology by the American Board of Pathology and/or the American Board of Medical Microbiology. This individual will instruct medical students, participate in the training of pathology residents and internal medicine/infectious disease fellows, and actively participate in scholarship. Clinical service duties in a busy clinical microbiology laboratory include sections for bacteriology, virology, mycology, mycobacteriology, and immunology. Clinical service commitment will comprise up to 65% of total effort, depending upon effort devoted to funded research. Expertise in routine bacteriology and molecular microbiology is required. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a continuous record of clinical service activity and preferably have experience in fostering collaborative relationships with clinicians and researchers as well as serving as a resource to technologists at the bench. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required. Interested candidates should apply online at https://www.vcujobs.com (position #G58210). For additional information, please contact:
Deidra Trabosh Manager of Administration and Faculty Support Department of Pathology PO Box 980662 Deidra.firstname.lastname@example.org
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