Emory

Physician Scientist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Job Number
79225
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Emory+Children's Ped Institute
Department
SOMPI: Infectious Disease
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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Description

The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the Center for Childhood Infections and Vaccines (CCIV), a joint entity within Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, invites applications for a tenure eligible physician scientist (MD or MD/PhD) position at the Associate or Professor level, with a research focus on microbial ecology and antimicrobial resistance.

 

Faculty appointment will be in the Department of Pediatrics within the Emory University School of Medicine.  We offer a highly interactive collegial research environment with state-of-the-art facilities, as well as proximity to and collaborations with the Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Disease, Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Visit our website for more information on our faculty, department, and resources.

 

Areas of particular interest relate to the microbial ecology and clinical and molecular epidemiology of pediatric infections due to multi-drug resistant bacteria. We seek candidates with an established track record of obtaining extramural funding and a strong track record of research success. Ideal candidates will be collaborative scientists who bring new perspectives to the Department and Center, with a translational mindset. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, and to participate in our strong graduate and medical student training programs through mentorship and teaching. The candidate will also be required to be American Board of Pediatrics board eligible/certified in pediatric infectious diseases and will be required to hold and maintain clinical privileges in the healthcare systems where division faculty provide clinical care. The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship. The candidate will be expected to develop an innovative, externally funded research program, as well as engage in cross-disciplinary initiatives.

 

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University have worked together since 1956, facilitating leading-edge pediatric research, training, and innovation. Together, our partnership advances research and facilitates evidence-based quality care for children. In 2020, the Emory Department of Pediatrics was the #1 ranked pediatric department in National Institutes of Health research funding.

 

This job posting is part of our ambitious $200M investment to substantially grow our team of world class child health researchers over the next five years. Click here to learn more about our plan to recruit 30 new world-class child health researchers over the next five years, or contact peds.research@emory.edu with inquiries and for more information.

 

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