Associate Professor/Professor & Division Chief, Abdominal Transplant Surgery (T/TE)

University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Apr 09, 2021
Apr 11, 2021
Organization Type
*Posting Number:*req4192 *Department:*Surgery *Department Website Link:**Medical Sub-Speciality:*Transplant Surgery*Location:*UAHS - Tucson *Address:*1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA *Position Highlights:*The University of Arizona's (UArizona) College of Medicine - Tucson (COM-T) seeks a dynamic, nationally recognized leader to serve as the next chief of the Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery. Reporting directly to Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, Interim Chair of the Department of Surgery, the chief will work collaboratively with the leaders of COM-T and Banner - University Medicine to build upon excellence in existing clinical, teaching, and team-based research programs and position the division for growth and transformation.Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work‐life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please [click here]( *Duties & Responsibilities:** The next chief of the Division of Abdominal Transplant will have the opportunity to provide strategic leadership and direction for the growth of the division. He or she will set a clear vision and execute on this vision. This division chief will have the opportunity to advance the division through multidisciplinary clinical care, advanced and innovative surgical services, research, education, and service. * The chief will inspire, develop, and lead an accomplished team of faculty and mentor trainees, drive the development of clinical programs, and create accountability in the division. He or she is expected to exhibit leadership and consensus-building within and beyond the division. To elevate the division to the next level, this leader will be expected to strategically recruit and retain talented faculty to support clinical growth, expand the division's research footprint, improve the national reputation of transplant surgery at UArizona and Banner Health, and ensure excellence in the education and training of medical students, residents, and fellows.* The Division of Abdominal Surgery is housed within the Department of Surgery. Faculty provide clinical services and mentor trainees at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, Banner - University Medical Center South. *Minimum Qualifications:*The successful candidate will:* Be a Professor or Associate Professor* Be an outstanding academic leader with a national/international reputation as an accomplished clinician, investigator, and educator.* Have a proven, substantial, and progressive leadership experience in an academic medical center.* Have a track record of building relationships with community-based providers and working in complex systems.* Have the ability to engage faculty, mentor the careers of others, and collaborate within a complex health care system.* Hold an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent medical degree.* Be board-certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.* Be eligible for medical licensure in Arizona.* Meet UArizona criteria for appointment to a tenured/tenure eligible senior level faculty position. *Preferred Qualifications:** Experience in transplant surgery. *Rank :*To be Determined *Tenure Information:*Tenure Track (T/TE)*FLSA:*Exempt *Full Time/Part Time:*Full Time*Number of Hours Worked per Week:*40 *Job FTE:*1.0*Work Calendar:*Fiscal*Job Category:*Faculty*Benefits Eligible:*Yes - Full Benefits *Rate of Pay:*DOE, commensurate with AAMC benchmarks *Compensation Type:*salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) *Type of criminal background check required::*Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department) *Number of Vacancies:*1 *Target Hire Date:* *Expected End Date:* *Contact Information for Candidates:*Michelle Guevara | *Open Date:*2/3/2021*Open Until Filled:*Yes*Documents Needed to Apply:*Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter*Special Instructions to Applicant:* *Diversity Statement:*At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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