The Department of Surgery at VCU Health is seeking a qualified faculty member to join the Division of Urology at VCU Medical Center and affiliated campuses. This position is a junior to mid-level, term, non-tenure track faculty position. The faculty member should have clinical interests that complement and expand existing expertise in the Division and community care.
Qualifications: Must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Urology. Fellowship in related subspeciality preferred but not required. Responsibilities also include teaching residents and medical students. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required.
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.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU required. Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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 VCU’s 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.
Graduation from ACGME accredited residency program; Board Certification or Eligibility in Urology; Dedication to teaching residents and medical students; Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. Fellowship in subspecialty preferred but not required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level preferred.
Internal Number: M60305
About VCU Department of Surgery, Division of Urology
The mission of the Division of Urology within the VCU Department of Surgery is the pursuit of excellence in all three areas of an academic surgical practice: teaching, research, and patient care. The Division of Urology is dedicated to the pursuit of diversity in all aspects of our division, including faculty, residents and staff. Along with the Massey Cancer Center, VCU Urology will collaborate and lead research investigations into the pathophysiology and treatment of urologic diseases including urologic malignancies.