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Job Title: Microsurgery Complex Reconstruction Fellow
Date Available: August 2019
Location: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
Description: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Microsurgery Complex Reconstruction Fellow, UNLV School of Medicine [R0113937]

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us online at:

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

UNLV School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a non-ACGME accredited One Year Microsurgery/Complex Reconstruction Fellowship. This position is one of the highest paid fellowships in the country with the opportunity for supplementing the base fellowship salary with compensated general plastic surgery call stipends. The fellow will gain a broad exposure to a wide spectrum of complex reconstruction and microsurgery including breast, extremity salvage, head and neck, complex trunk, trauma, replantation, and robotics.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Assist faculty in operations, research and will be involved in the teaching of plastic surgery to residents, general surgery residents and medical students
  • Have extensive exposure to cutting edge plastic surgery and will be responsible as a Junior Faculty member providing patient care, teaching medical students and residents
  • Have excellent opportunity for basic or clinic research
  • Possess an M.D. degree, D.O., or equivalent degree
  • Have successfully completed an ACGME accredited program in plastic surgery prior to employment commencing
  • Be eligible for an unrestricted Nevada medical license, malpractice insurance, and must be able to be successfully credentialed by southern Nevada medical facilities

SALARY RANGE: Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on February 6, 2019 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to: Dr Richard Baynosa, Associate Professor, Chief and Program Director, Division of Plastic Surgery, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or email:

UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, "R0113937" in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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