Clinical Instructor - Rising Scholar

Detailed Description: 

The VCU School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine has a unique opportunity for early-career physician-scientists who are interested in receiving dedicated training in clinical and translational research, while progressing in their academic career. The successful candidate must be a physician who is board certified or board eligible in internal medicine. The position will be for 24 months, with a start date of July 1. The program will include formal training through the Wright Center’s master’s degree in clinical and translational sciences. The Rising Scholar will be appointed as a clinical instructor of medicine, and will work 14-to-16 hours a week (averaged over four weeks) within the Hospitalist Night Medicine Program.

The position includes an excellent benefits package, competitive salary commensurate to the clinical load, and a stipend for a scholarly activities grant to support an approved research project. At the end of the program, trainees are expected to be competitive for an appointment to an assistant professor faculty member position and for KL2 or K23 National Institutes of Health training grants.

VCU School of Medicine has research opportunities in the following areas: allergy/immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, hepatology, hospital medicine, oncology and pulmonary/critical care.

The candidate should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment, or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

For more information on available research areas of interest, and to apply online, please visit:

This position will remain open until filled. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Qualifications: Experience: 

• The candidate must be a physician who is board certified/board eligible in internal medicine.

• Prior research experience and interest in a career in academic medicine.

• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

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