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Geriatrics Division Chief

Employer
University of Vermont Health Network
Location
Burlington, Vermont
Closing date
Dec 12, 2024

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Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
The Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine and the University of Vermont Medical Center, leaders in patient care, medical education and research, are seeking an individual who is board certified in Geriatrics, with experience as a physician scholar and leader, for a full-time position as Director of the Center on Aging, and Division Chief of Geriatrics. The Chief of Geriatrics will lead a division committed to excellence in clinical care and oversee educational and training opportunities for medical students, residents, and fellows, to foster their understanding and competence in geriatric medicine. There will be opportunities to develop continuing education programs for healthcare professionals. The Director of the Center on Aging will coordinate and support collaborative gerontological and geriatric research on the campus of the University of Vermont. The director will foster educational opportunities in gerontology throughout the region. There is an opportunity to continue to shape the vision for the Center on Aging and to expand the Center s research profile. MD degree (or equivalent). Board certified in Geriatrics. Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor (Tenure or Clinical Scholar Pathway) will be commensurate with years of experience and accomplishments.

The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service, and research, scholarship, or creative arts. Applicants are required to submit a separate statement of advancing diversity and inclusive excellence.

We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/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 category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.
Application Process: Interested applicants should apply online at: www.uvmjobs.com and search for Position No. xxxxx . Any questions about this position may be directed to: David Schneider MD, Search Committee Chair, phone 802-656 8953 or via email: david.schneider@uvm.edu.

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