Company Name:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Nashville, Tennessee

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Chiefs/Directors/Department Heads

Work Setting:

Medical School/Medical Center

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

August 23, 2019

Director of the Division of Developmental Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt seeks a Director of the Division of Developmental Medicine and the Center for Child Development.

The Director would advance the clinical, educational, and research efforts and capabilities of the Division, Department of Pediatrics, and the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Candidates must have a doctoral degree and appropriate training and certification in the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of developmental and behavioral issues in children. Candidates would be expected to qualify at the level of the Associate Professor or higher with a record of accomplishments as an academic leader, strong clinician, and established investigator.

Vanderbilt University, located in Tennessee’s capital city of Nashville, is one of the nation’s premier private universities. The successful candidate will have opportunities for major interactions with other relevant groups in the Department and throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Strengths of the environment include:

· Division Faculty of 18 MDs, PhDs, NPs, and behavioral specialists with a broad range of expertise

· Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Training Program

· Robust partnership with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center that features:

   o Vanderbilt Consortium LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) training program that includes a strong         institutional network that includes partnerships with local Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

    o Vanderbilt UCEDD (University Center on Excellence in Developmental Disabilities)

    o Vanderbilt IDDRC (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center)

    o Vanderbilt Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD).

· Department of Pediatrics consistently ranked in the top 10 in NIH research funding

· Mentoring and Faculty Development Programs available to all faculty and specialized programs focused on research, education, and quality   improvement

· Department and institutional NIH-funded training programs for residents, fellows, and junior faculty (K12s, T32s, R38)

· Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is one of the nation’s leading CTSAs

· Institution with a strong commitment with faculty education, including the Academy for Excellence in Education

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Vanderbilt University Medical Center has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty and staff. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of all protected classes. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Please contact Paul Moore, MD, (, Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs and Interim Division Director of Developmental Medicine, or Jeffrey Neul, MD, PhD, (, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Director, if you have someone to recommend.

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