Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, is seeking an energetic leader. This Division Chief role is a tenure track, clinical faculty position at the rank of Professor. The Division Chief will lead a team of Section Chiefs to achieve excellence in our missions, mentor and develop faculty members, serve as the Physician Director of the Digestive Health Service line, and lead workforce planning efforts, including retention and recruitment.
The selected candidate must have a commitment to clinical excellence, research and education. An MD or equivalent degree is required. Candidates must be board certified in Gastroenterology. Ideally, the candidate would have expertise in the operation of the Division in a service line model. The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing an independent clinical or health services research program. The successful candidate is expected to devote their efforts to direct clinical services, attend on inpatient and outpatient services at the University of Virginia Health System, and participate in multidisciplinary team care and clinical research. In addition, the successful candidate must actively participate in the teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students.
The University of Virginia Health System is the top ranked hospital in Virginia, and is ranked highly in multiple medical and surgical specialties, and offers a very collegial environment in a beautiful University town. Charlottesville, located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States by Money Magazine and USA Today.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0619532. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three references.
For additional information about the position, please contact Michael Ragosta, MD, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 434-987-7206.
For further information regarding the application process, please contact Sally Jackson via email at email@example.com or telephone: (434) 982-6513.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals 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.