Professor and Head - Women's Health and Infant Development Research Center
Eastern Virginia Medical School is making a major commitment to strengthen, expand, and integrate the academic enterprise in basic and clinical research. Our goal is to develop an academic culture which places EVMS at the forefront in biomedical science, education, and health delivery. EVMS and affiliated medical centers, e.g., Sentara Healthcare and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, are the primary medical school and health delivery institutions in the Hampton Roads-Mid Atlantic region.
EVMS enrolls over 110 new medical students each year and offers graduate programs in the biomedical sciences and public health. The Mid-Atlantic region offers exceptional education, recreation, entertainment, and housing opportunities. During the coming year, EVMS will undergo an aggressive recruiting effort to develop four principal focus areas of research excellence: Heart/Cardiovascular, Diabetes/Metabolic Diseases, Women’s Health/Infant Development and Cancer Biology/Infectious Diseases.
As a first step in this process, we solicit applications for Professor and Head of a new Women’s Health and Infant Development Research Center at EVMS. The candidate is expected to:
- have a Ph.D. and/or M.D.
- be a nationally recognized and established scientist in the reproductive sciences
- have active NIH R01 or comparable cutting-edge extramural research grant support with translational impact
- possess outstanding records of scholarly activity; and
- foster a collaborative research environment in the new Research Center.
The specific area of research is open, but potentially may be on fetal-placental development, fetal programming, placental transport/metabolism, or gene targeting/transfer. The new Center Head will hold a primary academic appointment within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and be expected to participate in hiring an Associate Director, foster collaborative research ties, establish a nationally prominent research center, and develop an NIH Program Project or Centers Grant in perinatal/reproductive biology. Long-standing nationally acclaimed research programs in non-human primate perinatal endocrinology and reproductive endocrinology exist at EVMS, offering superb opportunities for collaboration and rowth. The Women’s Health and Infant Development Research Center will span and be comprised of investigators from several academic departments.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, an abbreviated NIH Bio-Sketch and full CV listing research grant support to:
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Office of the Dean
Women’s Health and Infant Development Research
Lewis Hall, Room 2019
700 W. Olney Road
Norfolk, VA, 23507
Eastern Virginia Medical School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Drug Free Workplace Employer and encourages applications of women and minorities.