The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) is recruiting an established and funded investigator to assume the Chief of the Division. The successful candidate must be Board Certified in pediatric endocrinology, and eligible for appointment at the Associate or Professor level (tenure eligible). Candidates should have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio and external funding to complement existing expertise. The Division hosts a fully accredited fellowship training program, multidisciplinary clinical programs, and is one of only a few national programs with a dedicated center for management and research into childhood obesity that includes healthy lifestyle interventions and adolescent bariatric surgery. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in mentorship, research, teaching and patient care. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering diverse faculty, staff and student environment, or commitment to do so, as a faculty member at VCU is expected. There are significant resources to support the academic mission and research interests including startup packages, laboratory space, and strong collaborations with the programs in Internal Medicine Endocrinology, pediatric subspecialties, and other colleges in the VCU.
Numerous campus resources are available to support basic, clinical and translational research, including an NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), the VCU Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR), the NIH Designated Massey Cancer Center, and numerous research cores including genomics, proteomics, lipidomics, transgenics, nanoparticles, cancer models, and others.
Richmond is a comfortable metropolitan area of 1.2 million. The VCU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in Virginia, the only academic medical center in Richmond, and CHoR is the largest full- service academic pediatric hospital in central Virginia. We are centrally located, close to the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west, the Virginia and Carolina beaches to the east, and just 90 miles south of Washington, DC.
Interested candidates please apply directly at www.vcujobs.com. The job number is F52940. Inquiries may be directed to:
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Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) is Central Virginia's only comprehensive, full-service hospital dedicated to the care of children. CHoR is ranked among the nation's top children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report and is Virginia's only Level 1 pediatric trauma center. CHoR offers a wide range of children's health services, including pediatric emergency services, primary care, ...specialty and subspecialty care, burn, trauma, transplant and long-term care. With more than 15 locations across Central Virginia, CHoR provides pediatric inpatient and outpatient services that cover nearly all children's health-related needs.
As part of VCU Health, CHoR is committed to ensuring access to care for all children, training future pediatric caregivers and making new discoveries that improve understanding and treatment of childhood diseases.