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Job Title: Associate/Professor of Surgery - Division Chief - Plastic Surgery
Date Available: September 18, 2017
Location: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Description: Indiana University School of Medicine is opening a search for the Chief for the Division of Plastic Surgery within the IUSM Department of Surgery. This position will oversee Academic, Clinical and Research missions in the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis Downtown and Metro areas. This Division has 11 Surgeons covering 8 hospitals in the urban and metro areas of Indianapolis. The Division offers and supports robust residency and fellowship programs. This person will be responsible for activities in a division which encompasses general plastic and reconstructive surgery for pediatric and adult patients, and includes: microsurgery, hand surgery, breast reconstruction, surgery for skin cancer, trauma, the adult and children’s burn units and cosmetic surgery. Services specific to the Riley Children’s Hospital include the surgical management of pediatric plastic surgery conditions, malformations, anomalies and deformities, craniofacial surgery, as well as wound repair and other reconstruction. Overall, the divisional chief is responsible for academic programmatic excellence as a senior faculty leader and in maintaining a financially viable division. The candidate must have credentials that merit appointment as Professor or senior level Associate Professor, tenure track.

In an alignment with IU Health, Indiana’s most comprehensive academic health center and the nation’s largest medical school and a global leader in medical education and research-the surgical divisions are uniquely positioned to provide leading edge care with the most skilled clinical teams. With over 129 thousand hospital admissions, nearly 3 million clinic visits and 30 thousand surgical cases the medical staff of over 2,800 and over 1,100 residents work in partnership to train physicians, blending breakthrough research and treatments with the highest quality of patient care.

IUSM is located in Indianapolis, the 12th largest city in the nation and the state capital. Forbes magazine recently listed Indianapolis as one of the 10 best downtowns in the country. The cost of living is below the national average despite tremendous growth. The city enjoys a healthy arts community, with internationally recognized symphony, opera, and ballet companies and excellent museums, including the world’s largest children’s museum. It is home to professional football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, soccer, and hockey teams. Please visit or to learn more about Indianapolis.

Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F/D/V.

Basic Qualifications:
Expectations for the Division Chief include, but are not limited to, setting yearly academic goals, conducting annual reviews, involvement in graduate medical education, responsibilities for research activities, division financial performance, budget development, financial and division performance reporting, and collaboration with all other functional groups within the Department of Surgery, IUHP, affiliated hospitals and physician groups.

Further expectations are that the candidate have an MD or equivalent degree, will be a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and will be eligible for licensure in the State of Indiana. The candidate must have at least 5-10 years of outstanding accomplishments in the field of plastic surgery including a long history of publications, funded research grants, previous supervision of medical, residency and staff positions as well as responsibility for group/division/department financial performance.
Contact: Any interested candidate must apply via this link:

Please apply with a letter of interest and CV addressed to Dr. Gary Dunnington, Chairman, Department of Surgery.

Please direct any questions to:
Shelly Moore
HR Business Partner

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