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Open Rank Faculty, Adult Reconstruction, Orthopaedic Surgery


Open Rank Faculty, Adult Reconstruction, Orthopaedic Surgery

  • R0043093
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking candidates for a tenure eligible Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position to start in the Summer or early Fall 2023.

This clinical faculty position is responsible for providing exceptional patient care in the management of orthopaedic hip and knee arthroplasty with a commitment to musculoskeletal research. Qualified applicants must have demonstrated clinical expertise and the ability to perform high quality basic scientific or clinical research.

Candidates must have a MD degree and be board-eligible or board-certified. A fellowship in the sub-specialty of Joint replacement arthroplasty is expected as well as evidence of academic productivity. Salary and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications. The position will remain open until filled.

The Adult Reconstruction Division currently has four 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 expand the outpatient joint replacement program at the new Orthopedic Center at Ivy Road.

The candidate will be joining the UVA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery with 30 faculty members across 8 specialties and will be expected to contribute to our missions of clinical care at a Level 1 trauma center; education of medical students, residents, and fellows; and clinical or basic science research.

Job Responsibilities:

• Teaching - Teaching encompasses all activities that directly facilitate student learning, including the contact hours spent in the classroom, clinic, OR, office hours, lecture preparation, answering student email, student advising, evaluating and making available course materials, facilitating e-learning and related duties.

• Research - The research component of an assistant professor position normally includes scholarly publication, attending academic conferences and obtaining grants. More senior scholars often take leadership roles in scholarly associations and act as editors, board members and referees for grant-giving organizations, academic presses and scholarly journals.

• Service- - University service involves membership in departmental, college-level and university committees, attending departmental meetings, student recruitment and processing routine paperwork such as filling out reports, answering email, participating in surveys and voting in university elections.

• In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


For the Open Rank Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Joint Replacement, please use Requisition # R0043093. 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). Incomplete applications will not be given full consideration.

For further information about the position, please contact Carley Pavelka Bacher, Administrative Manager, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System PO Box 800159, Charlottesville, VA 22908, Email: cp9zz@virginia.edu, Telephone: 434-243-0291.

For information on the application process, please contact Eric Allen, Academic Recruiter, uth9qh@virginia.edu. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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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