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University of Virginia Assistant/Associate Research Professor of Emergency Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia invites applications for tenure ineligible faculty research position for clinical research and data analysis.

The Department of Emergency Medicine is led by Andrew E. Muck, MD, MBA, and includes adult care, pediatric care, and active air and ground transport programs. There is an established emergency medicine residency program and fellowships in Medical Toxicology, EMS, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Ultrasound, Research, Administration, Global Health, and Education. The UVA Health System is a 700-bed tertiary care and Level 1 trauma center with an annual ED census of 75,000 located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Charlottesville, Virginia, a city that has been rated as one of the best places to live in the United States.

The department is seeking candidates that are focused on providing highly experienced strategic input, support, and leadership to research teams within the Department of Emergency Medicine and in collaboration with other teams, departments, organizations, and agencies. This position will be required to engage with department leadership, physicians, and others at various professional levels to negotiate, influence, and consult on a wide range of projects, protocol standards, effective and efficient research processing, and study techniques and standards. This position is expected to be a leader within the research team and communicate with the department leadership research findings, new available research, and designs and techniques that will improve data functionality, research methodologies, and other areas of research that could be of interest for the department.

Furthermore, this position will be required to take primary support leadership in preparation of research outcome reports, clinical research application documentation, grant application production, and other project needs such as abstracts, biosketch reviews, poster and presentation reviews, as well as publication and documentation needs. This position will be rewarded by acknowledgement with involved research outcomes, peer-reviewed scientific publications, and as allowed with funding and primary investigation opportunities.

Additionally, this position will be required to speak with persons individually to presentations in large groups; therefore, being comfortable and professional in these settings will be required.

The position is open to individuals with a Ph.D. or other terminal doctorate-level degree that is eligible for appointment to the University of Virginia faculty. Candidates with education in healthcare administration, data sciences, life sciences, or similar areas are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate recent applicable research in areas directly engaging emergency medicine, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, trauma biomechanics, and automotive safety, epidemiology, toxicology, trauma, cardiovascular emergency, international medical activities, nursing, or other closely related field of study. The research may be basic, clinical or translational in nature.

Candidates need to be experienced in grant writing, writing for publication, data analysis, and interpretation of data. Those with past success in NIH or similar awards, other significant external funding awards, and an extensive record of research or publications are encouraged to apply.

Questions related to this opportunity should be directed to Daniel A. Griffith, DHA, MBA, Assistant Administrator for Operations, at dag8j@uvahealth.org .

We look forward to your application.

Salary, rank, and tenure are commensurate with education and experience.

This position will remain open till filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.

Please apply through interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/128355 . Complete an application online with the following documents:

  • CV

  • Cover Letter – please include how you learned about this position and a statement of contributions or potential contributions to the UVA Health ASPIRE Values (https://uvahealth.com/about/mission) .

  • Contact information for at least 3 references

Upload all materials into the submission fields, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field as a merged pdf file, if needed. Applications that do not contain all required documents may not receive full consideration.

For questions about the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at alc6dk@virginia.edu .

UVA is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live; outdoors, vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, and laboratory-based research and teaching pursuits working within the collegial work environment are available.

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ .

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ (https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/) .

For more information on the benefits available to faculty at UVA, visit https://faculty.med.virginia.edu/facultyaffairs/ and hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians 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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, and family medical or genetic information.

The University of Virginia offers confidential Dual Career Services to partners of incoming faculty candidates. To learn more, please visit www.dualcareer.virginia.edu