Nephrology Physician – Renal Pharmacology and Hypertension

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia
Jun 22, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Nephrology Physician – Renal Pharmacology and Hypertension

Division of Nephrology – M60363

The Division of Nephrology of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine seeks applicants for a Faculty Physician in Renal Pharmacology and Hypertension. The qualified individuals should be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine and have completed fellowship in Nephrology. The candidate should qualify for an appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, and have demonstrated expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, renal pharmacology and hypertensive patients.  She/he must demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University. The successful candidate will participate as Clinician-Educator in the teaching and mentoring of medical students, residents and nephrology fellows in inpatient and outpatient settings and will contribute to the overall scholarly and research activities of the Division.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an urban university with over 32,000 students located in Richmond, Virginia, two hours south of Washington D.C. As one of the nation’s top research universities it attracts more than $255 million a year in sponsored research funding.  Twenty-seven VCU graduate and professional programs rank among the best in the nation in US News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

Richmond, the state capital, is situated between the Shenandoah Mountains and the Virginia/North Carolina coast.  This central location provides an affordable lifestyle with easy access to beaches, mountains and other metropolitan areas on the east coast.  Interested candidates may apply at:

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.