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Director of Basic Science and Translational Research, Orthopaedic Surgery

Charlottesville

Director of Basic Science and Translational Research, Orthopaedic Surgery

  • R0033533
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Director of Basic Science and Translational Research, Orthopaedic Surgery

Associate Professor or Professor

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia is accepting applications for a tenured or tenure-eligible faculty member. The position serves as Director of Basic Science and Translational Research for the department, responsible for the overall development and expansion of the department's research program including collaboration with investigators from the School of Medicine and the University. The selected candidate will mentor junior faculty and post-doctoral personnel and oversee educational symposia and basic science lectures to foster research collaboration and educate trainees in fellowships and residencies. The incumbent will also be responsible for program administration and must have experience directing and overseeing financial and other administrative functions.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree with a track record of successful research as a Principal Investigator with funding support from Federal funding agencies, such as a NIH RO1 or equivalent grants. Experience with musculoskeletal research in the areas of bone biology, cellular genetics, biochemistry, biomechanics or biomedical engineering applied to the musculoskeletal system is required. Three years of related work experience is also required.

Relevant experience in basic science or clinical translational research with a potential for continued success in academic medicine is required for this tenure-eligible position. A record of scholarship and a national reputation in education and research is also required for this position.

Rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with experience and achievement. This position will remain open to applications until filled.

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville offers a unique combination of natural beauty, rich historical and cultural attractions, and close proximity to both a national park and the nation’s capital.

Application Instructions
For the Associate Professor or Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery position, please use Requisition # R0033533.
External Applicants please apply through Workday and search for the requisition # R0033533. Complete an application online, and attach:
  • Cover letter
  • CV/resume
  • Description of your research & research interests
  • Contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address)

Internal UVA Applications: please apply through your Workday home page. Complete an application online and attach: .
  • Cover letter
  • CV/resume
  • Description of your research & research interests
  • Contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address)


For further information about the position and application process, please contact Carley Pavelka Bacher , Administrative Manager, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 434-243-0291. For questions about the application process, please contact Eric Allen, HR Recruiter @ uth9qh@virginia.edu .

Physical Demands
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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