Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgeon at University of Virginia

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Job Description:

The Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine is looking for an American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) eligible/certified plastic surgeon to join our team as full-time academic faculty. All ranks will be considered, with tenure eligibility also negotiable.

The position will have a large focus on oncologic breast reconstruction and a microsurgery fellowship and / or demonstrated proficiency in autologous reconstruction is preferable. Additionally, there are opportunities to contribute in established limb salvage and gender affirmation programs. Development of a lymphatic program would also be a potential opportunity for candidates. In addition, there are opportunities to provide general reconstructive and aesthetic surgery services.

The Department has a strong history and ample resources which position it well. The successful candidate will benefit from an aligned leadership within the health system and strong support for Departmental success. We have a growing and energetic faculty with a high volume of ongoing microsurgical services. A team approach will be emphasized which may include opportunities for co-surgeon models and shared call responsibility. Coverage of Hand / Upper Extremity trauma is not specifically requested in this position.

Demonstration of previous or ongoing academic accomplishment is important and will be further developed during the career trajectory. Additionally, an emphasis towards trainee education and mentorship will be highly preferable. At this time, the Department has a complement of 12 residents in a fully integrated program along with a variety of rotating students. The educational offerings are expected to grow significantly in the near future and active participation will be needed. Leadership development and involvement in local, regional, national and international plastic surgery activities is expected.

Candidates should anticipate and welcome a high level of communication and engagement from the Department leadership as it pertains to citizenship, supportive culture, collaboration, research & innovation, and service. A desire to be part of a dynamic and aspirational team is needed.

A highly competitive salary with comprehensive benefits will be provided commensurate with education and experience. This position will remain open until filled and review of applications will begin on Oct 1, 2022. The University will perform standard background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position.

The University of Virginia and the Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers committed to providing employment without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0040562. Complete an application online with the following documents:

  • CV

  • Cover Letter - please include how you learned about this position

  • Contact information for at least 3 references

  • Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'.

For questions about the application process, please contact Yelena Markazyan, Recruiter Specialist at

UVA is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live with a vibrant town and culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, and numerous outdoor activities.

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see and

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The University of Virginia, i
ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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