The Department of Medicine / Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, at the University of Virginia, School of Medicine, is seeking applicants for a tenure-eligible faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This Clinical Investigator Track will be responsible for independent and collaborative research with an interest in acute lung injury and pulmonary fibrosis research. Specific skills and interest in the role of innate B cell immunity in fibrosis is preferred. Candidates must have a strong commitment to supporting the UVA Health System’s implementation of its strategic vision to be a clinical leader in the delivery of care to patients.
The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care treats patients with a range of pulmonary and respiratory ailments, including obstructive and restrictive lung diseases, respiratory failure, sleep-related breathing disorders, lung cancer, and occupationally acquired lung disease. Our aim in all we do is to provide outstanding care to our patients and superb clinical and research training to our fellows.
The UVA Department of Medicine is dedicated to preventing disease and treating illness, educating and inspiring future leaders in the field of internal medicine, and supporting innovative biomedical research. We provide comprehensive care across all specialty disciplines as well as have a substantial research portfolio. The successful candidate will work with other faculty members to develop collaborative research programs that involve clinical effectiveness and population outcomes. Furthermore, it is anticipated that the candidate would have some time for clinical activities as well as teaching endeavors.
Applicants must possess an MD with quantitative training, strong post-doctoral research and publications record, and teaching expertise. Candidates are expected to establish a nationally recognized research program, with a history of significant extramural funding (for example, principal investigator grants awarded by NIH). Candidates must also possess excellent oral and written communication skills and experience working across disciplines. Qualifications include significant contributions to published research, contributions in teaching, mentoring, and service as well as in collaborative research.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.