Posting Summary: The University of Virginia, School of Medicine seeks a Vice Chair of Research to oversee research operations in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences. The main responsibilities of this position include:
1. Maintain a highly productive research operation with a national and international reputation. 2. Assist the Chair of the Psychiatry Department in developing/recruiting/retaining high potential research faculty. 3. Provide guidance and mentorship to junior faculty members in defining and developing their research projects and directions (e.g. K award). 4. Support and expand resident, fellow, graduate student, medical student and undergraduate involvement in research, presentations, and publications. Potential for development of a training grant for resident/fellow research. 5. Compete successfully for external funding in order to maintain a well-rounded research portfolio with the majority of funding attributable to NIH grants. 6. Provide oversite, guidance and annual evaluations to senior level researchers. 7. Have regular meetings with the research administrator for financial updates on all research portfolios within the Department. And to make recommendations to the Chair for corrective actions needed to keep the research operation viable and solvent.
Qualified applicants must have an M.D. degree or equivalent and be currently boarded in general psychiatry. At least 5 years of experience conducting research in serious mental illness is required. Salary, rank, and tenure status are contingent upon candidate qualifications. The rank and tenure status awarded will be based on qualifications in alignment with the School of Medicine's promotion and tenure policy: http://faculty.med.virginia.edu/facultyaffairs/. If hired as tenure ineligible, this position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0618684. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.
This position is open until filled.
For more information about the position, please contact Anita Clayton, via email email@example.com or via telephone 434-924-5457.
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.