Physician Educator- Hospital Epidemiology and General Infectious Diseases

Employer
Virginia Commonwealth University
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Closing date
May 9, 2023

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Physician Educator- Hospital Epidemiology and General Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine seeks applicants for a Faculty Physician. This position is at the Associate or Assistant Professor level with tenure-eligibility as a Hospital Epidemiologist/General Infectious Diseases Faulty member of MCVP. The successful candidate should have completed Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, and should have a demonstrated experience within hospital epidemiology and/or antimicrobial stewardship. This physician will be responsible for physician duties as part of the Hospital Infection Prevention Program (HIPP) as well as providing support to the overall Division of Infectious Diseases as directed by the Division Chair. 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 Infectious Diseases 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: https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/1218?c=vcu

 

Virginia Commonwealth University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.   Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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.

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