University of Virginia Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery in Charlottesville, Virginia
- The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking candidates for a tenure eligible Assistant Professor position to start September 2024. This clinical faculty position is responsible for providing exceptional patient care in the management of orthopaedic hip pathology with a strong commitment to musculoskeletal research. Qualified applicants must have demonstrated clinical expertise and the ability to perform quality basic scientific or clinical research. Candidates must have an MD and be board-eligible or board-certified. Fellowship training in the sub-specialty of pediatric orthopaedic surgery is required with a special interest and demonstrable training in hip preservation as well as evidence of academic productivity. Salary and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications. The position will remain open until filled.The Pediatric Orthopaedic Division currently has two surgeons, one non-operative orthopaedist, and one physician assistant to manage the patient population. The Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction Division currently has four surgeons. The Orthopaedic Sports Medicine division currently has two hip arthroscopy specialists. The goal of this position is to build a hip preservation practice to span children to adulthood with expertise in managing early and middle age hip pathology including newborns with developmental hip dysplasia, children with hip pathology including residual developmental hip dysplasia, Perthes, slipped capital femoral epiphysis among others. The candidate would work with the hip arthroscopists to build a robust hip preservation practice for teenagers and young adults with hip pathology and then interfacing with the adult reconstruction division for patients undergoing hip replacement surgery. Training and exposure in the broad range of surgical techniques is preferable, particularly open hip preservation surgery including periacetabular osteotomy and surgical hip dislocation. The selected candidate will join a group of orthopaedic faculty who share emergency orthopaedic call coverage at a Level 1 quaternary care trauma center. They will also join the call pools for care of pediatric orthopedic patients. The candidate will see patients in our newly constructed UVA Orthopaedic Center Ivy Road, a 200,000 square foot facility housing all adult orthopaedic subspecialties, physical therapy, outpatient operating rooms, conference space, and prosthetics and orthotics. The candidate will also have clinic space in the Battle Building, our pediatric specialty clinic, housing all pediatric specialties for those patients with complex care needs. The candidate will perform surgery in both the in-patient and the out-patient areas of the UVA Health System. The model of children’s care at the University of Virginia positions a candidate perfectly to care for patients with hip pathology across the age spectrum as the Children’s hospital is nested within the larger UVA facility at the operating room, inpatient, and outpatient care areas. Charlottesville as a university town offers a unique combination of natural beauty, rich history, cultural attractions and close proximity to a national park and the nation's capital. Minimum Requirements Education: Candidates must have an MD and be board-eligible or board-certified. Fellowship in the sub-specialty of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery with exposure and interest in hip preservation are required as well as evidence of academic productivity. Experience: Qualified applicants must have demonstrated clinical expertise and have demonstrated the ability to perform quality basic scientific or clinical research.Licensure:Candidates must be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Virginia and be board-eligible or board-certified. Application Instructions External Applicants please apply through Workday (http://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs) and search for the requisition #R0050024. Complete an application online, and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).Internal UVA Applications: please apply through your Workday home page. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).For further information about the position and application process, please contact Carley Pavelka Bacher (mailto%3Acp9zz@virginia.edu) Administrative Manager, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 434-243-0291. For questions about the application process, please contact Eric Allen (firstname.lastname@example.org) .
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