Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon #SUR059 at The University of Chicago

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:


The University of Chicago's Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, is searching for a full time faculty member at any rank. The selected appointee will contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship. They will join a vibrant, diverse, and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners in UChicago Medicine, the Biological Science Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity.

We especially welcome applicants with trauma and acute care surgery experience and an interest in leadership in trauma and surgical critical care. We plan to launch a surgical critical care and trauma fellowship in the coming years. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

UChicago Medicine has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927. Located in historic Hyde Park, the primary medical campus includes the Center for Care and Discovery, Comer Children's Hospital, Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital for adult inpatient care, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) totaling more than 550 beds in service an net patient care revenues over $1.4 billion. Plans are underway for a new trauma program and an additional 150-bed patient tower. New ambulatory facilities are located in Orland Park and the South Loop, and the Ingalls Health System has recently integrated into the network. The University of Chicago has established Level 1 adult trauma services on its Hyde Park medical campus, supplementing the existing Level 1 pediatric trauma services and the Burn and Complex Wound Center.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) be Board certified or eligible in surgical critical care and general surgery (or equivalent), and 4) have completed an accredited fellowship or equivalent training in trauma/critical care.

Assessment of applications will consider applicants with a demonstrated commitment to working in academic medicine and interest in research related to injury response, trauma care, trauma prevention, healthcare disparities, innovative approaches to urban healthcare delivery and/or other broad areas related to the mission of an academic level 1 trauma center.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: . Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

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