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Job Type: Faculty
Date Available: 11/18/21
Institution: VCU Health
Location: Richmond, VA
Description: The Department of Surgery at VCU Health is actively recruiting for a full-time Board Certified/Board Eligible Plastic Surgeon for the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at VCU Medical Center and affiliated campuses. This position is open rank, term, non-tenure track faculty. Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

The applicant must provide evidence of board certification or board eligibility in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and have demonstrated a strong interest and expertise in resident education and clinical practice. Fellowship training in reconstructive microsurgery is highly preferred with interest in oncologic reconstruction, lymphedema, and/or gender affirmation surgery. Responsibilities also include the supervision of residents as well as working at the medical campus and satellite offices in Richmond.

Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU required.

To apply, please submit electronically to Inquiries may be directed to Tae Chong, MD, Professor & Chair, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, VCU Health at

When applying, please include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and diversity statement.

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.
Contact: Jessica Carey

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