Faculty Vacancy Announcement Pediatric Hospital Medicine Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor / Professor Clinicians or Physician Scientists
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
The Department of Pediatrics at Rutgers Robert Wood Medical School is seeking to hire a faculty member in the newly created division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Working in close collaboration with its sister division, Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS), which houses ambulatory primary care pediatrics and our generalist research mission (Lawrence Kleinman, MD, MPH Division Director) the RWJMS Department of Pediatrics is moving its academic mission for general pediatrics to an exciting new trajectory. PopQuIS is developing programs in health services and health policy research, and quality, safety, and implementation sciences.
Candidate must have an MD or DO degree, be board-certified in pediatrics and must be Board Eligible in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. We are looking for fellowship trained physicians, with fellowships in Pediatric Hospital Medicine or Academic General Pediatrics. At RWJMS Pediatric Hospitalists see patients and mentor students and residents on our inpatient units, well newborn nurseries and same day medical units of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital, a facility on our academic child health campus, which also includes the PSEG Children’s Specialized Hospital (for acute Rehabilitation) and the Child Health Institute of NJ. The children’s hospital is adjacent to the RWJUH adult hospital which is connected via a bridge to the Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ – the only NCI designated center in the state of New Jersey.
Our hospitalists share all call, weekend and holiday coverage. We are seeking a candidate who has a passion for teaching, enjoy caring for children with a wide variety of conditions including those who are medically complex. We value leadership. Applicants with research training and a portfolio of scholarly productivity are encouraged. As a part of Rutgers University RWJMS faculty have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in the basic and social sciences, other clinical arms of the university (e.g. Social Work, Pharmacy) and the Rutgers School of Public Health, among others. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and experience including those underrepresented in medicine.
Rutgers is NJ’s State University and provides broad opportunities for collaboration within the School and across the state. Rutgers Health Professions Schools and the Institute for Health, Healthcare Policy, and Health Policy, and Brain Health Institute comprise Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Rutgers University is the lead institution (along with Princeton University and NJ Instituted of Technology), in NJ ACTS, an Translational Research Institute that is one of 42 funded by the NIH as part of its Clinical and Translations Science Award (CTSA) program.
This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic career-oriented physician. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package and academic rank commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and your CV to:
Dalya Chefitz, MD
Professor and Division Director, Department of Pediatrics