Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Control - Hospital Epidemiology

Stanford University
Stanford, California
Closing date
Sep 2, 2022

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Internal Medicine

The Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University seeks a faculty member with Epidemiology experience in Healthcare Systems to join the Division as an Assistant Professor in the University Medical Line or Clinical Assistant Professor in the Clinician Educator Line. We are particularly interested in candidates who have relevant training and research interests in Infection Control and Healthcare Epidemiology.

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent in medicine, with board certification or eligibility in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, possesses or is capable of obtaining a State of California Medical Board License, and have successfully completed Infection Control and Healthcare Epidemiology training or have equivalent experience. The Associate Medical Director works in partnership with the current Hospital Epidemiologist/Medical Director of the Infection Prevention and Control Department of Stanford Healthcare (SHC). In collaboration with the Hospital Epidemiologist, the Associate Medical Director is responsible for ensuring SHC's compliance with The Joint Commission, State, and Federal regulatory requirements for the Infection Prevention and Control Department. The successful candidate will assist with overseeing staff and managing all infection control protocols, policies, and procedures of the Infection Prevention and Control Department. We expect the successful candidate to demonstrate the potential for establishing a research program and be scientifically productive based on local research opportunities.

The major criteria for appointment to the University Medical Line are excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic needs the individual is expected to fulfill. The major criteria for appointment to the Clinician Educator Line are excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative service and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic needs the individual is expected to fulfill. Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2022 and accepted until the position is filled. Applicants in all areas of Healthcare Epidemiology and Infection Prevention will be considered. Interested candidates should submit a detailed letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three references (who will not be contacted without prior consent), to the attention of Dr. Julie Parsonnet, Professor and Search Committee Chair at

The Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching, and clinical missions.


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