Faculty Vacancy Details [back]

Academic/Administrative Unit: School of Medicine
Department: PediatricsDate Posted: 12/5/2014
Rank:  Associate ProfessorHire Date:  7/1/2015
Title:  Associate Professor Gastroenteroloy (Hepatology)Position Number:  F38450
Deadline:  Open until FilledType of Search:  National
Description:  The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Children's Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) is seeking a full-time, BC/BE pediatric gastroenterologist at the Associate Professor or Professor level to serve as director of pediatric hepatology. Applicants should have experience in both pediatric hepatology and transplantation. The successful candidate will be appointed in the VCU School of Medicine and work closely with the department of surgery and assist in the development of a multidisciplinary pediatric transplantation core team at CHoR. VCU is the only pediatric center in the state of Virginia actively performing pediatric liver transplantation with the goal for further expansion to serve as a regional referral center for the southeast.
Qualifications:  The faculty shares a common commitment to providing exceptional clinical care to children as well as providing a quality education to trainees. There are opportunities for teaching and supervision of medical and graduate students and pediatric residents. Research and other scholarly activity will be encouraged, and opportunities exist for collaborative research with established researchers. In particular, the Division of Adult Hepatology has had a longstanding and extensive clinical and basic science research program. Numerous campus resources are available to support basic, clinical and translational research, including a NIH-funded CTSA and the VCU Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR). Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Application Process:  Please send letters of application and CVs to: John E. Fortunato, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics Roderick Mathews Endowed Chair of Pediatric Gastroenterology Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU P.O. Box 980529 Richmond, VA 23298 Phone: 804-828-9614 jfortunato@mcvh-vcu.edu Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
For Additional Information:  Mabry Ray Phone:828-3744 Fax:(804) 828-8559 Web:www.chrichmond.org