Posting Summary: The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor of Surgery specializing in General & Endocrine Surgery with a clinical focus in Endocrine Surgery and with a major commitment to high-impact research. The faculty member will be responsible for the clinical care of the patients with general and endocrine related surgical problems and will participate in student and post-graduate teaching and scholarly achievements with the ultimate goal of promotion within the University system. The faculty member will be expected to obtain extramural funding in his or her area of academic interest.
Candidates must have an MD and be board-certified or board-eligible in general surgery. It is expected that applicants will have either significant documented experience in endocrine surgery, or have completed fellowship training in endocrine surgery, or have completed a surgical oncology fellowship with a defined focus in endocrine surgery. The applicant must have a strong interest in developing an independent research career and demonstrate research productivity, and be prepared to provide a detailed research proposal.
The University of Virginia Health System is a State, Level I Trauma Center and has an ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency program. UVa is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, close to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's capital.
To apply: visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0617673. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter stating your interest and curriculum vitae.
For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Philip W. Smith via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are 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.