Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible Assistant or Associate Professor on a Clinician Educator track or a tenured Associate or Full Professor on a Clinician Educator track within the Hospital Epidemiology & Antimicrobial Stewardship programs.
Key responsibilities of this role include:
Clinical Service: Develop and implement infection control procedures and policies in conjunction with infection control staff. Assist with the oversight of the collaborative efforts of infectious disease trained pharmacist(s) and other physicians in the operation of antimicrobial stewardship program team to limit unnecessary antimicrobial exposure in hospitalized patients as well as assist in the development of infection specific guidelines. The successful candidate would also provide patient care in the general infectious disease in both inpatient and outpatient settings. There are also opportunities focused in caring for HCV and HCV-HIV co-infected patients, managing outpatient infusion patients, HIV, travel clinic and transplant inpatient and outpatient consult services, attending on general medicine wards.
Education: Staffing Infectious Disease clinic and Infectious Disease consultation services while teaching principles and practice of infectious diseases to fellows, residents and medical students. Complete student, resident and fellow evaluations. Participate in ID educational activities including resident didactic series, Departmental Grand Rounds, and other educational duties assigned.
Research: Participate in clinical and administrative research according to skills, interest and funding. Provide mentoring and supervision of fellows and residents as appropriate.
Candidates must have a MD degree, be board-certified and/or board eligible in Internal Medicine and in Infectious Disease by appointment start date. Candidates should have training, exposure and interest in antimicrobial stewardship with plans for development of policies and procedures to help identify and minimize inappropriate antimicrobial use. The successful candidate will also understand principles of hospital epidemiology with the ability to implement and draft hospital policies and procedures to limit the spread of infections to hospitalized patients.
To apply, for the tenure-eligible position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0618460. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and contact information for three references.
To apply, for the tenured position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0618461. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and contact information for three references.
Position will remain open to applications until filled.
For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Costi Sifri, Co-Chair, Search Committee, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: (434) 924-0260.
For further information regarding the application process, please contact Jim McGowan via email at JM4U@virginia.edu or telephone: (434) 924-1210.
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.