The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking to hire two Board-Eligible or Certified Orthopaedic surgeons, one fellowship-trained in Hip and Knee Joint Replacement and one fellowship-trained in Orthopaedic Trauma, to start August 2020. Qualified applicants must have demonstrated clinical expertise and have demonstrated the ability to perform quality basic scientific or clinical research. Candidates must have a MD or DO, and be board-eligible or board-certified. A fellowship in the sub-specialty is expected as well as evidence of academic productivity. Salary and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications. The positions will remain open until filled.
The Adult Reconstruction Division currently has three surgeons and three physician assistants to manage the patient population. Training and exposure in the broad range of surgical techniques is preferable, particularly as it relates to primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty, trauma, infection, and rapid recovery surgical protocols. The candidate will also be expected to help develop the outpatient joint replacement program at the new musculoskeletal center which is currently under construction.
The Orthopaedic Trauma Division currently has two surgeons and two physician assistants to manage the patient population. The successful applicant will take Orthopaedic trauma call, manage complex pelvis and acetabulum fractures, lower extremity trauma, and multi-trauma patients, and will be an integral part of the orthopaedic trauma team based at a busy Level I trauma center.
The selected candidates will join a group of 28 orthopaedic faculty who share emergency call coverage and assist in initial management of emergent musculoskeletal conditions. The candidates will have the opportunity to see patients in several outpatient clinic sites, and will perform surgery in both the in-patient and the out-patient areas of the UVA Health System. Charlottesville offers a unique combination of natural beauty, rich historical and cultural attractions and close proximity to a national park and the nation's capital.
TO APPLY: For the Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Joint Replacement, please use Requisition # R0008340. For the Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Trauma, please use Requisition #R0008219. EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for the requisition number above. Complete an application online, and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, or visit the following URL, https://www.myworkday.com/uva/d/task/1422$1101.htmld , log into NetBadge, and search for the requisition #. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).
For further information about the positions and application process, please contact Carley Pavelka Bacher, Administrative Manager, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System PO Box 800159, Charlottesville, VA 22908, Email: email@example.com, Telephone: 434-243-0291.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: R0008340
About University of Virginia - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
The University of Virginia Health System is an academic medical center with more than 1,200 physicians, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals and administrators focused on the uncompromising care of patients. In the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, our mission is to be an academic leader in orthopaedic clinical care, innovative resident education, and musculoskeletal research. In the area of patient care, we strive to provide state-of-the-art, comprehensive but cost-effective care for all musculoskeletal disorders. Our education goals are to provide quality graduate orthopaedic education through a structured innovative teaching and evaluation process. Researchers in our department endeavor to make significant advances in musculoskeletal scientific knowledge and clinical practice through collaborative basic science, translational, and clinical research. Find out more about us at https://med.virginia.edu/orthopaedic-surgery/.