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Job Type: Faculty
Job Title: Gender and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon
Date Available: Immediately
Institution: The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Surgery
Location: Chicago, IL
Description: The University of Chicago's Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, is searching for a full time faculty member at any rank. The appointee will provide gender affirmation and general plastic and reconstructive care to patients. The appointee will help to increase transgender patient volume and provide support to the greater Chicagoland transgender patient population. Also, the appointee will develop offsite practices to improve our geographic footprint in the South Suburbs and River East markets.

Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. We especially welcome applicants who have completed a microsurgery fellowship and have experience in transgender surgery. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The Section of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is committed to medical education, research, patient care, and serving our community. This surgeon will support transgender surgery in addition to general reconstruction and aesthetic/contouring surgery.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be Board Certified or eligible for Board certification in Plastic Surgery.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: . Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

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