Division Chief of Child Development

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Posting Details

Employees hired into Administrative and Professional positions posted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, if employed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University Human Resources System. For additional information, go to http://greatplace.vcu.edu.

Position Number F65050 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Open Working Title Division Chief of Child Development School/Unit School of Medicine Department Pediatrics Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit

Children’s Hospital of Richmond of the Virginia Commonwealth University has committed itself to transforming the Division of Developmental Pediatrics into a model academic unit devoted to excellence in clinical care, teaching, and clinical, translational, and basic research in Central Virginia. We are seeking a full-time developmental pediatrician (tenure-eligible) to serve as Division Chief.

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

This position will serve as Chief of Developmental Pediatrics for the Division of Child Development. The Chief of Developmental Pediatrics will support outpatient services at the Child Development Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Richmond, which provides comprehensive patient assessments through medical, psychological, social work and educational testing. The physician will diagnose and recommend care planning, referrals, follow-up care coordination and intervention for the division’s patients.

Position Responsibilities

1. Teaching
Faculty member will have teaching responsibilities. Faculty member will provide teaching and mentorship to students, residents, and other trainees when applicable.

2. Research
Faculty member will have working knowledge in research methods and be able to participate in clinical, translational, and outcomes research.

3. Service
Faculty member will serve on departmental or School of Medicine level committees when appropriate, and engage in professional activities through journal review, conference presentations, etc.

4. Clinical
Faculty member will serve as a developmental physician for the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Child Development in support of the clinical mission of CHoR at VCU .

5. Other (i.e., administrative duties, etc.)
Faculty member will take on administrative duties associated with this role.

Required Qualifications

• Board certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
• Experience with clinical care of patients birth to 21 years of age
• Experience in interdisciplinary team work environments
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU .
• A well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the department
• Demonstrated excellent teaching skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous experience in an academic medical center
• Previous program/divisional leadership experience
• National / international recognition

Date Posted 11/27/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2020 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information

Interested candidates should apply online at https://www.vcujobs.com and provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV).

Posted Salary Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/95682 Diversity Statement Information Supplemental Questions

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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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