University of Vermont

Physician Scientist - Assistant/Associate Professor, Clinical Scholar Pathway

Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine

University of Vermont

The Departments of Neurological Sciences and Medicine at the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont (UVM) in alliance with the UVM Medical Center (UVMMC) seek to recruit a physician scientist to join The Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health (VCCBH), an NIH-funded Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) (see: https://www.med.uvm.edu/heartbrainhealth).

This is a full-time clinical position with a corresponding LCOM faculty appointment in the Department of Neurological Sciences or Medicine at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commensurate with experience and expertise. The successful candidate will receive approximately 50% protected time for research to be provided by the Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health.

The COBRE-funded Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health advances science by providing funding, core facilities, and mentoring to junior faculty. Current strengths of the Center are in molecular epidemiology and risk factors for stroke, cardiovascular diseases, cognitive disorders, racial disparities in health, animal models of hypertension and small vessel disease of the brain.

The successful candidate will be a practicing clinician in neurology, cardiology, hematology, or internal medicine who demonstrates promise or prior achievement in cardiovascular or brain health research. Applicants must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Neurology, Medicine, or their chosen specialty and must fulfill all criteria for faculty appointment at the desired rank.

Burlington, Vermont is a vibrant community on the shores of Lake Champlain between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. With year-round recreational opportunities, cultural events, safe neighborhoods and excellent schools, this welcoming and progressive community is frequently cited as one of the healthiest and best cities to live in the US.

UVM is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. UVM and UVMMC are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. The application receipt and review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should apply online for position ###### at https://www.uvmjobs.com. Questions may be directed by email to Mary Cushman, MD, MSc, Search Committee Chair, Professor of Medicine, and Co-Director, Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health ([email protected]). Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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