Posting Summary: The University of Virginia School of Medicine invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Surgery. The Department of Surgery has a long tradition of excellence in research, education and clinical practice. Our mission is to enrich the quality of human life by improvement of health, advancement of medical and scientific knowledge, and creation of an environment for professional preparation of individuals dedicated to health care service. For further information visit:
The new Chair will provide strong strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the department. The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership skills to the position, will have a strong sense for how to manage all three missions, will have the ability to lead through change in a collegial manner, and be able to successfully leverage the many collaborative opportunities that exist at the University. This person will complement the strengths of the department and will have made significant contributions in the research arena.
The successful candidate will hold a MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent, be board certified in surgery, and will have academic credentials appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor. Demonstrated leadership in academic medicine and health care at the University level is required.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0618413. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line and attach a CV and cover letter. The position will remain open until filled, and all communications will be kept in strict confidence.
If you would like to nominate a candidate, have a question about the position, the search, or the application process, please don't hesitate to contact:
Jay Scott Managing Director CBO Partners Phone: 434-951-9080 Email: ChairSearch@cbopartners.com
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.