Sickle Cell Disease Physician Scientist - F65440

Location:

Richmond, VA

Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sickle Cell Disease Physician Scientist - F65440

The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University seeks a junior or mid-career physician scientist to join a leading multidisciplinary program in translational, clinical, and implementation science in sickle cell disease.

The program has attracted >$5 million in federal, foundation, and industry funding in the past 5 years, and includes transplantation and gene therapy. Incumbent will collaborate with and be mentored by 2 physicians, 3 Nurse Practitioners, and a complete staff of allied health professionals in the Adult Sickle Cell Medical Home, as well as 3 Physicians, a Physician's assistant, and a staff of allied health professionals in the Pediatric Sickle Cell Program. Additional collaborators with a focus on SCD are in the schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, Engineering, and the Department of Psychology. Incumbent will be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor, with 70% protected time for research. Qualifications: Required?BC/BE in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Demonstrated research and clinical training in hematology/oncology (fellowship or equivalent). Commitment to a career in sickle cell research. Experience working with diverse and disenfranchised communities.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action University providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.

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