The Department of Medicine's Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative, and Hospital Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks candidates interested in joining an innovative practice in Geriatric Medicine. Clinical responsibilities will include skilled nursing, long-term care, and hospital-based services, with an emphasis on transitions of care for high-risk patient populations. Clinical duties may also include quality assessment and practice improvement activities for achieving the Triple Aim for older adults. The faculty member will participate in medical education for Geriatric Medicine fellows, residents, and medical students in both classroom and clinical settings. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. This faculty position can be a tenure-ineligible Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates may be boarded in either Internal Medicine or Family Medicine; a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Geriatric Medicine is preferred, but not required, with overall priority given to highly-qualified candidates with proven dedication and excellence working with older adult populations.
The Charlottesville and Central Virginia area offers an outstanding community for both personal and professional activities. A strong sense of community exists in the region, along with excellent educational systems for adults and children. Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is consistently listed among the top cities in national rankings of the most desirable places to live. It offers a thriving community in the arts, highlighted by literary, film, theatrical, and historic festivals. It is an excellent place to live and work. The city is within an easy driving distance of Washington, D.C., the coastal regions of Virginia and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
To apply for the position complete an online application, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.
For further information regarding the application process, please contact Christina Hamill via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at (434) 924-1590.
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About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.