Overview

The Department of Medicine, Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine at the University of Virginia (UVa) is seeking to hire multiple Palliative Care Physicians. Responsibilities will include co-managing and attending on an inpatient palliative care unit, facilitation of one or more outpatient clinics, and staffing of a consult service as well as education of trainees. Opportunities to participate in research are available. Experience in palliative inpatient and outpatient care settings as well as a palliative consult services is preferred.

Candidates for these tenure-ineligible, open rank positions must be board-certified in Internal Medicine and board certified or board eligible in Palliative Care by appointment start date. Tenure-ineligible positions may qualify to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future consistent with the School of Medicine promotion and tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.

The Charlottesville and Central Virginia area offers an outstanding location 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 historical festivals. It is an excellent place to live and work. The city is within easy driving distance of Washington, D.C. and the coastal regions of Virginia and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

This posting will remain open until filled.

To apply for the Open Rank tenure-ineligible position, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0621811. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.

For further information about the position and application process, please contact Christina Hamill at cfm9c@virginia.edu or (434) 924-1590.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.