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Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology

Open Faculty Positions

Rheumatology Physician/Scientist (3-309-1169)

The Department of Medicine’s Division of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center (BVAMC) is seeking a full-time, early career academic rheumatologist with a federally funded research grant, either an NIH K-award or a VA Career Development Award. Space and start-up funds will be proportionate to the strength of the applicant’s research program.  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. This position is currently open, and recruitment will continue until the position is filled.

This position requires a medical degree from a recognized accredited domestic university (or foreign equivalent), as well as the ability to obtain an independent license to practice medicine in the State of Maryland.  All candidates must be board-certified (Internal Medicine and Rheumatology) and have a strong record of research creativity and productivity.  Publications in high-impact general medicine or specialty journals are required. 

How to Apply:

When applying, please submit a cover letter and a current CV including the names and contact information of three 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:   

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 was 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.

The Baltimore-Washington DC area is a highly desirable area to live in with good school systems and outstanding entertainment and recreational opportunities - all within driving distance.  

The University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maryland School of Medicine are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.    We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For additional questions regarding any other issues (after application at the link in the job description), please email and cite specific position number of interest in your correspondence.