Minimally Invasive Surgeon

  • Location
    University of New Mexico, Dept. of Surgery
  • Company
    University of New Mexico, Department of Surgery
  • Type
    Full-Time / Attending Surgeon
  • Category
    University Positions
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Job Description


Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, at the Sandoval Regional Medical Center is seeking a full-time General Surgeon who specializes in Minimally Invasive Surgery. This position will be recruited at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level and will support every aspect of General Surgery. Appointment and salary will be commensurate with level of experience.

Minimum Qualifications: Medical doctor who is eligible for licensure in New Mexico, and eligible to work in the U.S.; J1 Visas will not be eligible for this opportunity. Board certified/eligible in general surgery, and completion of an accredited residency in general surgery. Five years (minimum) of experience in minimally invasive surgery OR completion of an accredited fellowship in minimally invasive surgery, or completing a fellowship in the next twelve months.

Preferred Qualifications: Academic/clinical experience.

The successful candidate will participate in an active general surgery practice, as well as provide resident teaching rounds, medical student teaching and participation at local and national conferences. It is an excellent opportunity for a general (MIS) surgeon interested in academic achievements and good clinical experience. An excellent compensation package is provided.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply for this position via UNMJobs website,, Posting# 0832382. Please attach electronic copies of a current CV and a letter of interest to the application. This position will remain open until filled; however, for best consideration, application materials should be received by November 30, 2015. For more information please contact Tim Nelson, M.D., at

The UNM School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico state law. J1 Visas are not eligible for this opportunity. UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at