Faculty Vacancy Details [back]

Academic/Administrative Unit: School of Medicine
Department: PsychiatryDate Posted: 2/10/2014
Rank:  OpenHire Date:  7/1/2014
Title:  Division Chair Child/Adolescent PsychiatryPosition Number:  F35860
Deadline:  Open until FilledType of Search:  National
Description:  Seeking board certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to serve as Chair of the Division of Child Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC).

Senior clinical, educational, and research leader with broad responsibilities for leadership of faculty, clinical performance of all personnel, and Child Psychiatry Fellowship Program. Large full time faculty of psychiatrists and psychologists. Division Chair will work closely with Department Chair and VTCC Executive Director on building of new fully-funded free-standing 116,000 ft2 32-bed child psychiatry facility which will also include research and a large ambulatory clinic.
Qualifications:  The successful candidate will have a minimum five years senior leadership within an academic healthcare setting, and a track record of excellence in clinical care, research, and teaching. Responsibilities include providing mentoring and leadership of faculty, and oversight of clinical care, research, and training programs. Division Chair will work closely with Department Chair and VTCC Executive Director on building new fully-funded free-standing 116,000 ft2 32-bed child psychiatry facility including a large ambulatory clinic and developing state-of-the art clinical service, teaching and research programs. The VCU Division of Child Psychiatry has a proud history of excellence in education, clinical care, research and community engagement, and has played a leadership role in promoting children's behavioral health statewide and nationally. Successful fund raising to recruit new faculty & programs.

Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. The department of psychiatry has over 75 full-time faculty, 44 residents, multiple fellowships and affiliated addiction and genetics research centers. Richmond, the State Capitol, has moderate climate and rich mix of history, a diverse multicultural community, excellent housing, and public/private schools, all at an attractive cost of living. See comparative cost of living via Internet at www.coli.org/.
Application Process:  Send CV and letter of interest to Joel Silverman, MD, Chairman, c/o Tammy Newcomb, Human Resources, Department of Psychiatry, VCU/MCV, Box 980710, Richmond, VA 23298 or email tnewcomb@vcu.edu. Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply.
For Additional Information:  David Quick Phone:804-827-0058 Web:www.vcu.edu/psych