Posting Summary: The University of Virginia School of Medicine invites nominations and applications for the position of Scientific Director of the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center. The Center has a long tradition of excellence in research, education and clinical practice. Our mission is to enrich the quality of human life by improvement of health, advancement of medical and scientific knowledge, and creation of an environment for professional preparation of individuals dedicated to health care service. For further information visit:
The Scientific Director will provide strong strategic leadership and direction in the following areas:
* Develop and grow effort in transplant research, including: - Existing faculty development and retention - Recruitment of new transplant research team members - Program/center grant development * Lead research strategy development and implementation with clinical and research transplant teams * Oversee research related to transplantation from fundamental, basic sciences research to translational work and clinical trials * Serve as a liaison with departments and centers regarding transplant related research including faculty retention, recruitment and grant development
The successful candidate will hold a MD and/or PhD or equivalent and will possess the following qualifications:
* National reputation in research with a focus that may include (but is not limited to) immunology and genetics, graft-host interactions, preserving organ health, bioengineering, chemical engineering and delivery methods/molecular therapy, and/or study of the microbiome. * Established research program with over 5 years as Principal Investigator of NIH RO1 (or equivalent) funded investigation * Experience with mentoring trainees (grad students, postdocs and fellows) * Demonstrated mentorship of faculty and staff * Demonstrated collaborative and facilitative skills * Demonstrated leadership, administrative, organizational, and prioritization capabilities * Demonstrated success building effective relationships with community organizations, external funding organizations, individual donors, and legislators * Experience with recruiting and sustaining a diverse team preferred
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620752. Complete a Candidate Profile on-line and attach a CV and cover letter. The position will remain open until filled, and all communications will be kept in strict confidence.
If you would like to nominate a candidate, have a question about the position, the search, or the application process, please don't hesitate to contact:
Jay Scott Managing Director CBO Partners Phone: 434-951-9080 Email: Jay@cbopartners.com
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_81633
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.