Assistant or Associate Professor of Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Northwestern University

The Division of GI Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a motivated Colon and Rectal Surgeon to join a bustling division. The ideal candidate will have established academic interests and a proven track record in securing extramural funding to support these academic endeavors, which may be in the basic, translational, clinical trial or health services outcomes research.

We are seeking a full-time tenure track Investigator or non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Clinical practice will be focused on all aspects of colon and rectal surgery. Responsibilities include managing complex surgical procedures, as well as inpatient and outpatient care of colon and rectal surgery patients. The candidate will also be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded clinical, translational, basic science, and/or health services outcomes research program. The candidate will contribute to medical education of General Surgery residents. 

Qualified candidates must (1) be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery; (2) have completed an accredited fellowship or equivalent training in their respective area of practice, and (3) be able to obtain permanent Illinois licensure.

The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.

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