University of Virginia


Charlottesville, Virginia

Date Posted

March 16, 2023

Job Categories

Full Time

The Department of Pediatrics Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Virginia (UVA) Children’s Hospital, seeks candidates for a tenure-ineligible faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, to join their growing team at UVA Birdsong Pediatrics. UVA Birdsong Pediatrics is the primary teaching clinic for the UVA Pediatrics Residency Program, including the residency Continuity Clinic.

The Division of General Pediatrics is currently comprised of38 full and part-time pediatricians. The Division has outstanding collaborative working relationships with other pediatric subspecialists, our surgical colleagues, and our colleagues in adult medicine.

This position may be eligible to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future, consistent with SOM Promotion and Tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications. Rank and compensation are dependent upon qualifications.





The position is ideal for a highly motivated candidate with a strong interest in advancing his/her career through excellence in clinical practice, teaching, quality improvement, and advocacy.




The position requires excellent clinical and teaching skills and experience necessary to precept residents and medical students.  We have a large population of medically and socially complex patients, and as such strive to teach not only competency in the medical care of children but also systems-based practices that link evidence-based guidelines with holistic care and social determinants of health.  Many of our faculty support residents in advocacy and quality improvement projects within the Birdsong Clinic.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must be board certified/eligible in pediatrics and have an M.D. degree or equivalent.

Priority candidate review will begin on April 6, 2023, but the position will remain open until filled.

Physical Demands: This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check and pre-employment health and drug screenings.

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Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.





Application Process


To Apply:

Please visit the UVA job board at and search for “R0042379”.

Complete an application online with the following documents:

•    Cover letter

•    CV/resume

•    Statement addressing efforts and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and/or community outreach.

•    Professional reference list

Upload all materials into the resume submission field; multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission.  Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Susan Gray at For questions about the application process, please contact Christi Maguire at

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For more information, visit: Department of Pediatrics – University of Virginia School of Medicine





About the Organization


University of Virginia Health is composed of the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, University Physicians Group, and the Medical Center. The Medical Center is a 735-bed, level 1 trauma center that serves as the primary, specialty, and sub-specialty hospital for central Virginia. The University of Virginia consists of 13 schools in Charlottesville, plus College at Wise in rural Southwest Virginia.  The University of Virginia is in Charlottesville, a cultured, cosmopolitan community with a charming, small-town feel. Located in a beautiful setting surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the region is home to several historical places of interest.

UVA Children’s is ranked as the number 1 children’s hospital in Virginia by US News and World Report and is nationally ranked in five subspecialty areas.  The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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Susan Gray

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