Open Rank Professor of Pediatrics; Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, University ... at University of Virginia

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Job Description:

The University of Virginia's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology is searching for a full-time faculty member at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. The faculty hire's focus will be on the clinical care of children with pediatric rheumatologic disorders in the ambulatory setting.The appointee will also perform inpatient consults at UVA Children's Hospital. Other duties will include the teaching and supervision of trainees and students.This position also affords the appointee a unique and exciting opportunity to take a leadership role in growing a clinical pediatric rheumatology program at UVA in Charlottesville. The appointee will be a collaborative member of the Section positioned to succeed in a dynamic academic environment and advance the clinical, educational, and scholarly goals of the Section of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology. Rank, tenure status and compensation (including a generous fringe benefits package) are dependent upon qualifications.

The University of Virginia's Section of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology boasts nationally recognized Food Allergy, Immunodeficiency, and Eosinophilic Esophagitis programs with exciting and diverse clinical and translational research opportunities.In addition, we have a new pediatric bone marrow transplant program that will provide an opportunity for immunology collaboration.As part of the Division of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, our Section can draw on their expertise, which includes several national research programs in cystic fibrosis and severe asthma along with active aerodigestive, primary ciliary dyskinesia, sleep medicine and neuromuscular weakness programs.Numerous potential collaborations in clinical care, basic science, and education are available with the Divisions of Rheumatology and Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology within the Department of Medicine.These multiple opportunities will make for a varied academic environment.The University of Virginia is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).Underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate degree or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and 3) have completed an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Rheumatology training program and be Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Rheumatology.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and affiliated UVA Health System form the premier medical and research institution in the Commonwealth of Virginia and have a rich tradition of discovery, translational, clinical and health services/outcomes-based research grounded in a culture of collaboration and service. US News and World Report once again ranked the UVA Children's Hospital the #1 children's hospital in Virginia, and our group has a long history of pioneering asthma and allergy-related research. The University is located in Charlottesville, VA, situated in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley just 100 miles from Washington, DC. Our region boasts outstanding opportunities for outdoor recreation year-round, including hiking, water-based activities as well as skiing and snowboarding. We are just a short drive to Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks of North Carolina to the east and the Blue Ridge mountains to the west. Some of the state's finest restaurants and music are showcased on the Downtown Mall, the longest contiguous outdoor mall in the US. Charlottesville is also host to many award-winning vineyards and is routinely listed among the most desirable cities in which to live, raise a family, and retire.

The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check and pre-employment health and drug screening.


PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for "R0038154".

PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, and search for "R0038154".

  • Complete an application online and attach:

  • CV/Resume

  • Cover Letter detailing your interest in this position

  • Statement addressing efforts and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and/or community outreach.

  • Professional reference list.

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. Priority review of applications will begin on November 10, 2022.

Physical demands: This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

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For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Jonathan Hemler, Section Chief, at For questions about the application process, please contact Christi Maguire Recruiting Specialist, at

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The University of Virginia, i
ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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