Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States
28 days ago
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Virginia Commonwealth University

Associate Chair of Research | Division of Hospital Medicine

Position # F73580

Description:  Virginia Commonwealth (VCU) University School of Medicine invites applications for the position of Associate Chair of Research within the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine. The school seeks a collaborative, innovative scholar to lead efforts in research within the Division of Hospital Medicine and with peers from the rest of the Department, School, University, and Health System. This person should be inspired by improving the care of hospitalized patients and by working across disciplines to develop better approaches to care.

Qualifications:  The successful candidate is required to have a doctoral degree and experience in health services research. The successful candidate need not be a clinician though, if they are a clinician, they must be able to engage in clinical practice as a hospitalist. They should have demonstrated independence as a scholar and the ability to secure funding to support research efforts, to mentor more junior individuals, and to publish in peer-reviewed journals.  They should also have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Application Process:  Interested candidates should apply online at:

For additional information, please contact: Dr. Alan Dow, Division Chair – Hospital Medicine |

Virginia Commonwealth University is an EEO/AA university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation, or disability.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.   Women, minorities and persons with disabilities 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.

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.

Job ID: 72893935
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