Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 976913 

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

This vacancy is for a Dermatology position at the Albany, VAMC.  This vacancy will be used to fill one full-time (40 hours per week) permanent appointment.  The tour of duty for this vacancy will be day shift. 

The Department of Veterans Affairs is an employer of choice as a center of excellence in patient care, education and research.  We value trust, respect, commitment, compassion, and excellence; we value you.  VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life.  VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to

NOTE:  Applicant's education and length of practice (experience) will be considered by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the salary of the applicant selected.  The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

A recruitment incentive may be authorized for this position.

Position may be filled prior to the closing date.  Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for this vacancy.  Applications will be reviewed every two weeks.  If filled prior to the closing date, recruitment will be terminated.

Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): The applicant(s) selected for this position will be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement award under the provisions of the Education Debt Reduction Program, subject to availability of EDRP funding.


The Albany VA Medical Center is seeking a board eligible/certified Dermatologist.  The Albany VA is located in the beautiful Capital District of NY which boasts variety of cultural offerings and outdoor activities, excellent quality of life, good cost of living and proximity to larger metropolitan cities including NYC, Boston and Montreal.

The full-time Dermatologist must have sufficient clinical experience to function independently in an outpatient clinic setting.  Practice is shared with other part time staff and includes teaching of internal medicine trainees. 

Experience and commitment to clinical research are highly desirable.

The Stratton VAMC is an active teaching hospital and is physically adjacent to the Albany Medical College, Albany, NY.



Relocation Authorized

  • No