30+ days ago
Child Neurologist - F63530
The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Department of Neurology is seeking a full-time Child Neurology clinical faculty member to join our expanding clinical and research enterprises. Successful candidates will have an MD or DO and will be eligible for board certification. The position is open tenure and open rank. The ideal candidate will have completed an accredited Child Neurology training program, and be board certified or board eligible in Neurology with a special qualification in Child Neurology. Academic appointment will be commensurate with experience.
Our ideal candidate would have a love of general pediatric neurology. An interest in headache or tic/movement disorder would be a plus. This clinical position will provide patient care, engage in medical student and neurology resident and fellow education and participate in clinical research. The candidate would be joining a group with six faculty and three nurse practitioners as well as a child neurology training program.
As part of a thriving academic medical center, our faculty educate learners from multiple disciplines, including our residents in Neurology. The individual will be expected to pursue scholarly activities and research interests, as well as to contribute meaningfully to the goals of the department, the organization, the community, and the larger field of Neurology. Strong interpersonal, communication, and time management skills are essential. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work effectively in a team environment. S/he will be expected to foster a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment as an engaged and valued faculty member at VCU.
As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion - an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.
Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCUs mission of promoting equity and inclusion.
Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.