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Job Title: Burn Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Date Available: 5/16/18 5/16/20
Location: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Description:

The University of Chicago's Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgery in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a faculty member at any rank, and invites applications. As a full-time faculty member, the successful applicant will contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship, and join a vibrant, diverse, and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners in UChicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates. A tradition of excellence in patient care, basic, clinical, and translational sciences, combined with the strengths of one of the world's top academic institutions provides the foundation for a career as an academic physician.

Clinical responsibilities will include burn coverage at The University of Chicago with expertise in general plastic and/or trauma reconstruction. Other duties will include training and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows, basic, clinical/outcomes or translational research. We especially welcome applicants with active engagement in scholarly activity and teaching as well as some experience in a level one trauma center.

The UCM 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 and 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 Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is committed to excellence in education, research, patient care and community service. It has 8 full-time faculty members who attend UChicago facilities at Hyde Park and Orland Park. The Section runs the University of Chicago Burn and Complex Wound Center, which has been verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee of Trauma of the American College of Surgeons every three years for the past 15 years. Burn care at The University of Chicago is multi-disciplinary; the team includes plastic surgeons, critical care physicians, physical and occupational therapists, nurses, nutritionists, pharmacist, social workers, clergy and a nurse practitioner.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have 1) a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) be Board certified or in the process of certification for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) have completed an accredited fellowship or equivalent training in burn reconstruction, and 4) be Board certified or in the process of certification in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

To be considered, those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website: https://tinyurl.com/yam9h324. Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

Contact: Christine Pyra at hr@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

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