Chief of Infectious Disease Leadership Opportunity
Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by Department of Veterans Affairs
Preference will be given to applicants with expertise as investigators and synergistic research interests with the current team, particularly in the areas of antimicrobial resistance, HIV or Hepatitis C
Provides administrative leadership for the VA-based Infectious Diseases Program, supervise resident physicians, and attend on the inpatient Infectious Disease consult service
Must have a strong interest in clinical or laboratory research.
Functions as the specialist in Infectious Diseases and will be responsible for the training of medical residents enrolled in the training program. This position serves as Chief of a multidisciplinary team
Emory University School of Medicine faculty appointment would be absolutely necessary to fulfill the requirement for resident supervision. This appointment would be contingent on evidence of academic service, teaching and success in scholarly activities. Experience in this area including documented history of extramural grant funding and peer-reviewed publications would be necessary.
Candidate must have research experience and publications in infectious diseases to be acceptable for an academic appointment with Emory University School of Medicine
The candidate must have administrative experience
The candidate must be BLS certified
The candidate must be skilled in infectious diseases, with experience in inpatient consultation
Work Hours: Monday -Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Salary Range: Up to $230,000 per year
Recruitment/Relocation Incentives are authorized for this position
Citizenship: Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when no qualified citizens are available in accordance with regulations issued by the Under Secretary for Health or designee).
Education: A degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine. The degree must have obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Approved schools are:
(1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
(3) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensor.
Licensure: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice in your core discipline in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. You must maintain current registration/licensor in the State office holders if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensor
Physical Standards/Requirements: All applicants must be physically, emotionally and mentally able to perform efficiently the duties of the position
English Language Proficiency: Applicant must be proficient in spoken and written English as required
Benefits: Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at