Attending Physician

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Posting Details

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Position Number F64660 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Assistant Professor Working Title Attending Physician School/Unit School of Medicine Department Neurosurgery Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Non-Tenure Eligible Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit

The mission of the Department of Neurosurgery is the advancement and provision of surgical care and treatment for patients with Neurological anomalies. Additional focus is placed in the area of science and teaching through research and the training of undergraduate and graduate students in our discipline. The Department fosters a level of research and professional activity essential to the GME program (Neurosurgical residency) and to the professional growth of the faculty. The Department is committed to enhance diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Finally, Department faculty have a responsibility to provide service to their profession and to the university community.

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

We invite you to apply to this position, which will provide clinical expertise and care toward surgical treatment of all Neurosurgical anomalies with a key focus on the surgical treatment of Spine disease. The position will support the training and teaching of Neurosurgery residents as well as other students and observers. The incumbent will strive for excellence and productivity in research discoveries in their clinical area of focus.

Position Responsibilities

1. Teaching
Faculty member will participate in the teaching of residents, medical students and other students & observers. Provide CME lectures for professionals.

2. Research
Faculty member shall establish a reputation of excellence in clinical and/or translational research, with the expectation of publication in refereed journals and potential external funding. The development of interdisciplinary collaborations to enhance the research and clinical programs at VCU is expected. Mentoring of residents and students in their research.

3. Service
Faculty member will serve on departmental, Health System and/or University committees as needed. Service in a professional capacity in their field (e.g., reviewer, external committee member, conference organizer, etc.) are encouraged.

4. Clinical
This is the area of primary focus as a clinical faculty MD. Faculty member will demonstrate excellence in provision of surgical care and treatment for Neurological anomalies of the spine and central nervous system. Faculty member will demonstrate responsibility toward growth of individual clinical practice and referral base. Faculty will participate in multi-disciplinary clinical endeavors.

5. Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.)
Dependent on faculty rank and prior experience of selected candidate

Required Qualifications

- Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurosurgery with a clinical focus of Spine

- Position expectations include teaching and research leadership and participation in multidisciplinary clinical endeavors

- Successful candidates must hold/obtain a valid license to practice medicine in the state of Virginia, successful and extensive research and grant funding record

- 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 01/23/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2020 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information

Qualified applicants should apply online at

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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