Mission or Goal of Unit: The overarching mission of the
Department of Internal Medicine is the pursuit of excellence in
each facet of its tripartite mission: To educate the physicians and
health care professionals of tomorrow, the physicians and health
care professionals of today and the community-at-large; To provide
superior, compassionate and innovative clinical care to our
patients using state-of-the-art knowledge and resources; and To
conduct and disseminate cutting-edge biomedical research and
scholarship, with a focus on translational research that can be
quickly applied to the care of patients. The Division of Infectious
Diseases provides clinical care to patients with all types of
infectious processes in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
Eighteen faculty members make up the division. The primary areas of
research include health care epidemiology, antimicrobial
pharmacoepidemiology, transplant infectious diseases, and HIV
Chief Purpose of this position: This position is an
Assistant Professor, tenure-eligible faculty position for a
Hospital Epidemiologist/General Infectious Diseases Faulty member
of MCVP. The successful candidate should have completed Fellowship
in Infectious Diseases, and should have a demonstrated experience
within hospital epidemiology and/or antimicrobial stewardship. This
physician will be responsible for physician duties as part of the
Hospital Infection Prevention Program (HIPP) as well as providing
support to the overall Division of Infectious Diseases as directed
by the Division Chair.
Faculty member will have the opportunity for teaching in the areas
of infectious diseases and host-pathogen interactions.
Faculty member will have the opportunity for research in areas of
immunocompromised host-pathogen interactions and infectious
Faculty member will serve on departmental, School, and/or
University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional
capacity in their field (e.g., reviewer, study section service,
officer in a national society, etc.).
Faculty member will contribute to clinical mission of VCU Health
providing comprehensive care to patients and working with
interdisciplinary teams to provide superior clinical care. Faculty
member will share responsibility for infectious diseases coverage
of inpatient consult service and will provide outpatient care for
infectious diseases patients.
Required Qualifications: Board eligible/board certified M.D.
(or equivalent M.B.B.S or D.O.) with experience in infectious
diseases or a closely related discipline. Record of publication and
conference dissemination demonstrating expertise in the faculty’s
area of research. 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: Program experience with Hospital
Infection Prevention Programming or Infection Control
Position Type: Clinical Full time equivalent: 100 Tenure: Ineligible Rank: Open Months: 12 Department: Department of Internal Medicine | Division of