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Physician – VA Section Chief-Infectious Disease

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Closing date
Jul 5, 2025

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Infectious Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Physician VA Section Chief-Infectious Disease (3-309-1213): The University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Baltimore VA Medical Center are recruiting a physician-scientist as the next Chief of the Infectious Disease Section at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. The Baltimore VAMC is affiliated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and is located on campus, attached to the University of Maryland Medical Center by a walk-bridge. The Baltimore VAMC is an important training site for University of Maryland medical students, residents, and infectious disease fellows. The Baltimore VAMC also supports a busy research service that is integrated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

The associated University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty rank is expected to be at the Assistant Professor or higher level; however, final rank will be dependent upon selected candidate s qualifications and experience.

All candidates must have a medical degree from a recognized accredited domestic university (or foreign equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an independent license to practice Medicine in the State of Maryland. Successful candidates must have strong evidence of clinical training, demonstrated experience in administration research and education, and be board certified in Infectious Disease. The selected candidate will also have an established record of research productivity, as well as a proven record of past and current grant funding and scholarly activity. Prior experience at a VA Medical System hospital is preferred. Additionally, as this position will be funded, in part, by the VA, all candidates must be US Citizens.

Qualified candidates must submit applications using the following link:

When applying, please submit a cover letter and current CV, as well as the names of four potential references. Though not required, you are invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion, and civility.

We are proud to offer a competitive salary, medical/dental benefits, disability plans, retirement plans, and more! UMB was ranked 13th in Forbes 2021 America s Best Large Employers Survey and was also ranked 6th among educational institutions for Best Employers for Diversity in 2022 also by Forbes. The University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore was ranked as one of the Best Hospitals in both the State of Maryland and the Baltimore Metro Area by the U.S. News & World Report in 2023.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For additional questions after application, please email

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