Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Open Faculty Positions
Gerontology-Early Career Scientist (3-309-1182)
The Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Division of the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking an early career scientist with a focus on dietary strategies in aging, metabolism, and post-COVID conditions. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to ongoing research projects and provide supervision to staff and fellows within the laboratory. Candidates would be encouraged in development of their own individual research projects, if so desired. Expected faculty rank will be Assistant Professor or higher; however, final rank, tenure track status and salary will be commensurate with selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.
All candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree as well as experience in nutrition science and public health. Additionally, expertise in the study of dietary patterns, sarcopenia, and age-related diseases is also preferred.
How to Apply:
When applying, please submit a cover letter and a current CV including the names and contact information of four references. Though not required, you are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility. Qualified candidates should apply online using the following link:
GERIATRIC MEDICINE PHYSICIAN (3-309-1129)
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a full-time academic geriatric medicine physician for our expanding programs. Initially, clinical duties will include an ambulatory consultative program three days per week located at the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health location, with telehealth services two days per week based at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Protected time for existing geriatric fellowship teaching and research is offered.
Successful candidates will be board certified/eligible in Geriatric Medicine. A strong foundation in internal medicine, teaching and research or quality improvement experience is preferred.
How to Apply:
When applying, please submit a cover letter and a current CV including the names and contact information of four references and a brief statement regarding your clinical/research interests. Though not required, you are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility. Qualified candidates should apply online using the following link:
Expected faculty rank for all positions is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.
We are proud to offer a competitive salary, medical/dental benefits, disability plans, retirement plans, and more through the State of Maryland! UMB was ranked 13th in ‘Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Large Employers Survey and also ranked 6th among educational institutions for Best Employers for Diversity in 2022 also by 'Forbes'! The University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore was ranked as one of the Best Hospitals in both the State of Maryland and the Baltimore Metro Area by the U.S. News & World Report in 2023.
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