University of Rochester Asst Professor in Rochester, New York

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The University of Rochester Department of Pediatrics is seeking highly qualified candidates to join the Division of Neonatology.

The Division is seeking a physician who is a new fellowship graduate or early in his/her academic career, with a history of excellent training and success in the clinical and academic realms. The new faculty member will deliver clinical care in the neonatal intensive care unit, provide clinical and administrative service to broaden the neonatal follow-up program, and develop a career in education and/or research.

The University of Rochester, located in the Finger Lakes region of New York, is major research university with a long history of clinical and laboratory investigation in neonatology. The Division of Neonatology consists of 17 neonatologists, several pediatricians and seven tenure-track PhD laboratory investigators. Major research areas of interest include pulmonary biology, neonatal clinical trials, and childhood pulmonary outcomes of premature infants, neurodevelopment, and neonatal immunology. Faculty hold a variety of federally funded grants and contracts, including several multicenter grants. The Division’s clinical research group includes 5 research coordinators, 2 research nurses and 3 data management staff supporting 12 investigators with research programs in a wide variety of areas. The Division is a member of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network, a 15-center collaborative performing clinical trials in newborns. Support for clinical and translational research is provided in part by the University’s Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI), continuously funded by NCATS since the inception of the CTSA program. The CTSI provides research support and masters and doctoral level training in public health and clinical and translational investigation.

The Division provides neonatal care at the University’s 68-bed Level IV NICU and at the Rochester General Hospital 14-bed Level II SCN. The University is the Regional Perinatal Center for the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, with a catchment area of 1.2 million.

Successful candidates for the Assistant Professor position will have shown outstanding progress during training, significant promise for research and/or educational excellence, and commitment to pursuing a career that includes publishing and, where appropriate, obtaining extramural grant support for their research. Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship training is a requirement.

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics:

The physician candidate will be responsible to monitor high risk infants to provide clinical follow up to meet both standard of care and provide for the opportunity for monitoring the impact of NICU care using outcome data, and for meeting the requirements for clinical follow up and tracking of developmental and behavioral outcome data for continued NIH grant funding. The physician candidate will see high risk patient’s in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Research related follow up will be coordinated within these visits. The faculty member will have social work and administrative support for this clinical activity. This individual will co-lead the outpatient team with a senior member of the Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics which will include monthly team meetings for the clinical group and weekly/biweekly care meetings.

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae and a short statement of career goals. Please submit to Dr. Carl D’Angio at CarlDangio@URMC.Rochester.edu. In addition all applicants must apply on line.

Review of application will begin immediately. The successful applicant would assume the position on or about July 1, 2018.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in high education. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Asst Professor

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry

Job ID: 205963

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time