Instructor - Rising Scholar

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 06, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Position Number F62900 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Instructor Working Title Instructor - Rising Scholar School/Unit School of Medicine Department Internal Medicine Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Non-Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit

Advance research, and education missions of the Academic Medical Center in the areas of Hospital Medicine.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal

The chief purpose of this position is to support our research mission.

Position Responsibilities

1. Teaching: Will assist with undergraduate teaching.

2. Research: Will conduct clinical, bench or population research in the context of a
Masters’ Program in Clinical Translational Research.

3. Clinical: This appointment as Instructor of Medicine comes with clinical privileges within the Hospitalist Medicine section and the trainee will be assigned a mandatory, limited number of hospitalist night shifts. The night shifts will be limited to14-16 hours per week, averaged over 4 weeks, within the Hospitalist Night Medicine Program. There will also be an optional additional clinical component of training within the individual areas of interest. This will be tailored to meet the need of the scholar but will not exceed 20% of effort time. The individual will have clinical privileges within the Hospitalist Medicine section.

4. Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.) Will participate in other activities as assigned.

At the end of the program, trainee is expected to be competitive for an appointment as an Assistant Professor faculty position and for a KL2 or KL3 NIH training grant or for ready for a clinical fellowship in an internal medicine specialty.

Required Qualifications

• The candidate must be a physician that is Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.

• Prior research experience and interest in a career in Academic Medicine.

• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU .

Preferred Qualifications
Date Posted 02/21/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2020 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information

Please apply online at

Please submit a CV, up to 3 reference letters, a letter of interest in the program, and the area of research interest from the list below, prior research experience (if any), and future career plans.

Research Areas:

Allergy/Immunology –
Lawrence Schwartz MD
Mast Cell Biology

Cardiology -
Antonio Abbate, MD
Inflammation and Heart Failure

Endocrinology -
Francesco Celi, MD
Thyroid Function and Fat Metabolism

Family Medicine -
Alex Krist, MD
Anton Kuzel, MD
Family Medicine and Population Health

Hepatology –
Jasmohan Bajaj, MD
Brain-Gut Axis, Microbiome, Liver Disease

Arun Sanyal, MD
Richard Sterling, MD
Liver Disease

Hospital Medicine -
Rehan Qayyum, MD
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Oncology –
Gordon Ginder, MD
Early-Phase Clinical Trials

Steven Grossman, MD
Lung Cancer

Pulmonary/Critical Care -
Patrick Nana-Sinkam, MD
Lung Cancer/Exosomes

Alpha (Berry) Fowler, MD
Acute Lung Injury/ Sepsis

For additional information, please contact either Program Director: Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD, Associate Chair for Research, DOIM : Email- or, Rehan Qayyum, MD, MHS (Hospital Medicine Division Chair: Email –

Posted Salary Quick Link Diversity Statement Information Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have prior research experience and an interest in a career in Academic Medicine?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you learn of this position?
    • Professional / Field Group {e.g., Academy of Management}
    • VCU Recruiter / Search Firm
    • Referral / Word of Mouth
    • Other (See Next Question)
    • Unsure
  4. * If you selected 'Other' for your referral source please indicate where you heard about this posting. (If you did not select 'Other,' please enter 'n/a.')

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Reference Letter - 1
  4. Reference Letter - 2
  5. Reference Letter - 3

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