Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon
The University of Chicago's Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, is searching for a full time faculty member at any rank. The appointee will contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship in a level 1 Trauma Center. This individual will provide clinical care in Trauma, Emergency Room, ICU, and General Surgery settings. They will join a vibrant and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and trainees in UChicago Medicine, the Biological Science Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, and the University of Chicago and its affiliates.
Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly
activity. We especially welcome applicants with trauma and acute care surgery experience, an interest in academic medicine and research related to injury response, trauma care, trauma prevention, and healthcare disparities.
Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.
The UCM has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927. Located in historic Hyde Park, the primary medical campus includes the Center for Care and Discovery, Comer Children's Hospital, Bernard A. Mitchell Hospital for adult inpatient care, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) totaling more than 550 beds in service.
New ambulatory facilities are located in Orland Park and the South Loop, and the Ingalls Health System has recently integrated into the network.
The University of Chicago has established a Level 1 adult trauma services on its Hyde Park medical campus, supplementing the existing Level 1 pediatric trauma services and the Burn and Complex Wound Center.
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, 3) be Board certified or eligible in surgical critical care and general surgery (or equivalent), and 4) have completed an accredited fellowship or equivalent training in trauma/critical care.
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/77630. Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.