Instructor/Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • New Brunswick, NJ
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Salary: Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

The Department of Pediatrics, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and RWJBarnabas Health are seeking a trained Pediatric Hospitalist for a faculty position in New Brunswick, NJ. The new faculty member will have clinical, teaching and other academic responsibilities within the Division and the Department of Pediatrics. The candidate will be a MD/DO physician, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated physician who is passionate about academic medicine and clinical/lab bench research.

Our physicians provide both ambulatory and inpatient care at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and RWJBarnabas Health facilities. The position may include travelling to offsite locations. We are seeking a candidate who has a passion for teaching, enjoys caring for children with a wide variety of conditions including those who are medically complex. We value leadership. Applicants with research training and a portfolio of scholarly productivity are encouraged. As a part of Rutgers University RWJMS faculty have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in the basic and social sciences, other clinical arms of the university (e.g. Social Work, Pharmacy) and the Rutgers School of Public Health, among others. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and experience including those underrepresented in medicine.

Rutgers is NJ's State University and provides broad opportunities for collaboration within the School and across the state. Rutgers Health Professions Schools and the Institute for Health, Healthcare Policy, and Health Policy, and Brain Health Institute comprise Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Rutgers University is the lead institution (along with Princeton University and NJ Instituted of Technology), in NJ ACTS, an Translational Research Institute that is one of 42 funded by the NIH as part of its Clinical and Translations Science Award (CTSA) program.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic career-oriented physician. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package and academic rank commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should apply to the Rutgers website. Please email a cover letter and your CV to:

Dalya Chefitz, MD


Division Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Department of Pediatrics, Rutgers RWJMS

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University's web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee's offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Minimum Education and Experience

MD/DO physician, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)

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