Faculty position

Location
Virginia (US)
Posted
Apr 23, 2019
Closes
May 31, 2019
Profession
Physician
Specialty
Surgery

Preparing for a Career Break

The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a Vascular & Endovascular Surgery faculty position. The incumbent is responsible for the clinical care of its vascular surgical population and participation in student, resident and post-graduate teaching. Clinical and laboratory research opportunities are available. The selected candidate will further scholarly achievements with the goal of promotion within the School of Medicine and the University. Rank and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications. 
 
The University of Virginia Health System is a State, Level I Trauma Center and a major referral institution. We care for patients with the full spectrum of vascular disease. Outstanding endovascular skills are required. Our practice focuses on complex vascular surgery, including open and endovascular management of aortic pathologies, lower extremity ischemia, venous diseases, vascular access, and cerebrovascular disease. A busy ambulatory venous center is part of our practice. Wound care services are run via our outpatient clinic and inpatient services. A state-of-the-art endovascular hybrid suite is operational with high utilization. In 2020, a new tower expansion with multiple new hybrid operating rooms, negative flow interventional and catheterization suites, and modern cardiovascular intensive care and ward units are opening. We are currently planning for comprehensive aortic center and limb-salvage center initiatives and look to advance our venous center. Possession of or eligibility for RVPI is required. The University of Virginia has an excellent ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency Program with a strong national reputation. The Vascular Surgery training program consists of three 5+2 fellows in current format. 
 
UVa is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live; university life, outdoors, vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, research and teaching pursuits working within a collegial and highly collaborative work environment are available.
To apply, visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and search for R0005387 Open Rank Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon. Please attach a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing your interests.  Incomplete applications will not receive full consideration.
 
This position will remain open to applications until filled. For additional information regarding the position, please contact W. Darrin Clouse, M.D., Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, via email, wdclouse@virginia.edu or telephone, 434-243-6334.
 
For further information regarding the application process, please contact Scott Kozuch, via email, sk9g@virginia.edu or telephone, 434-982-6404. 
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education: MD or equivalent by appointment start date Experience: Must have completed or be currently completing, a vascular fellowship or residency, and have expertise in the care of vascular patients. Interested individuals must possess a strong interest in a career in academic medicine as demonstrated through past experience with research or teaching pursuits and a prepared proposal for an academic career path. Licensure: Candidates must be board-eligible or board-certified in vascular surgery.
 
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.
 

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