Surgery - Pediatric Division Chair - F67250


Richmond, VA



Surgery - Pediatric Division Chair - F67250

The Department of Surgery at VCU Health is actively recruiting for a dynamic physician to lead a renowned Division of Pediatric Surgery within the Department of Surgery. This position is a senior-level, tenure-track faculty position for Division Chair in the area of Pediatric Surgery. As Division Chair, this position will be responsible for driving the continued growth and advancement of pediatric surgery both here at VCU and in our surrounding communities. This position will lead pediatric surgery clinical and research partnerships in collaboration with ORBIT and other institutional research groups. The faculty member will also support the division with teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position will have leadership responsibilities within the Childrens Hospital of Richmond at VCU.

The faculty should be a nationally recognized leader in the field of pediatric surgery. Unique clinical expertise and funding as an independent investigator is strongly preferred. This role will require significant administrative effort to support the division. A teaching role for medical students, residents and fellows in the ACGME-accredited program will also be important. The academic appointment with the VCU School of Medicine will be at rank of Associate Professor or Professor and will commensurate with experience.

VCU Health Medical Center, a 700 bed quaternary teaching hospital, is one of the largest and busiest academic centers in Virginia. Richmond and surrounding towns in Central Virginia include a population of 1.5 million and is the seat of the government of State of Virginia. It has a growing economy and excellent public schools to go with mild winters and easy access to many exciting destinations including Washington DC, Virginia Beach, Outer Banks- NC and Shenandoah National Park.

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.


As an equal opportunity employer, VCU Health System is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact HR4U at 804-628-4748 or toll free 844 989-4748; address P.O. 980066, Richmond, VA  23298; email EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled

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