Faculty Vacancy Details [back]

Academic/Administrative Unit: School of Medicine
Department: PediatricsDate Posted: 2/18/2015
Rank:  Assistant Professor, GI IBDHire Date:  7/1/2015
Title:  Assistant Professor GI, IBDPosition Number:  F39130, , ,
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 Assistant or Associate Professor level with an interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. VCU Medical Center and Children's Hospital have joined together, forming Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU. Together, we are a full-service children's hospital that offers a robust continuum of pediatric services, research and education. It's a new day for pediatric health care in Virginia. The School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University has committed itself to transforming the Gastroenterology Division into a model academic unit devoted to excellence in clinical care, teaching, and clinical and basic research.
Qualifications:  Candidates should be eager to be a part of a major dynamic effort to build an academic pediatric IBD center. Resources are available to assist in establishing a comprehensive pediatric IBD team including availability of nursing, nutrition, and psychology support. Funding is also available to allow participation in national pediatric IBD registries such as Improved Care Now. The successful candidate will participate along with the peds GI division chief and adult GI IBD medical director in a growing a multidisciplinary clinical IBD program for children. Research and other scholarly activity will be encouraged, and opportunities exist for collaborative research with established researchers.

The faculty at VCU 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. 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:  If you are interested, please send a cover letter outlining your goals and your CV to: John E. Fortunato, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics Roderick Mathews Endowed Chair of Pediatric Gastroenterology Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Director, Pediatric Motility and Neurogastroenterology Children?s Hospital of Richmond at VCU P.O. Box 980529 Richmond, VA 23298 Phone: 804-828-9614
For Additional Information:  Mabry Ray Phone:804-828-3744 Fax:804-828-8559 Web:www.chrichmond.org