Palliative Care Physician - Assistant/Associate Professor

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Academic Palliative Care Physician
Assistant/Associate Professor

At The University of Vermont Medical Center, we’ve brought humanity, hope and healing to the people of Vermont for over a century. We are the University of Vermont’s academic medical center, a 562 bed hospital that serves as the community hospital for the Burlington area, and a regional referral center for Vermont and Northern New York.

The Department of Family Medicine at The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont and The University of Vermont Medical Center invites applications for a board certified or eligible Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician to join our dynamic and growing academic Division of Palliative Medicine.

The successful candidate will

- enhance the Division’s focus on Excellence in Communication quality, innovation, training, scholarship and research
- contribute to a vibrant interdisciplinary team
- care for adult and pediatric patients and their families in the inpatient, outpatient and tele-consult setting
- demonstrate outstanding communication skills in interpersonal, clinical, and teaching settings

The clinical appointment will be at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Clinical Scholar pathway; commensurate with experience. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Located in Burlington, the University of Vermont and The University of Vermont Medical Center serve as Vermont’s only academic medical center, and provides tertiary care to patients from Vermont and Northern New York. Burlington is a vibrant community located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondacks and Green Mountains. With year-round recreational opportunities, safe communities and excellent schools; this progressive community has been frequently cited as one of the most livable cities in the US. Additional information about the University of Vermont Medical Center and the Department of Family Medicine can be obtained at:

Applicants must apply at A review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Job Open Date 08/14/2017
Job Close Date
Category Medical - Clinical
Job Type Full-time

Position Information

Posting Number F883PO
Department Family Medicine/55510
Advertising/Posting Title Palliative Care Physician - Assistant/Associate Professor
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 00024560
Employee FTE 1.00
Employee Term (months) 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents