The Department of Surgery at The University of North Carolina is seeking applications for a full-time academic colorectal surgeon to join our Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery. The Division of GI Surgery is among 9 Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes 7 faculty members that provide a broad array of clinical services for patients with general surgery, upper GI, and lower GI disease. In addition, the Division of GI Surgery manages the Hernia Center and maintains a minimally invasive surgery fellowship. Patients are referred to our surgeons from across the Southeastern United States for management of a variety of benign and malignant GI disorders via open and laparoscopic approaches. Academic appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.
The ideal applicant will have an interested in building a colorectal practice that treats a broad array of lower GI pathologies, including inflammatory bowel disease, anorectal disease, and cancer. An interest in hernia management would also be desirable, but not critical.
Faculty members within the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery must possess a desire to commit to all three mission of the department and school of medicine, including the clinical, education, and research missions. Regarding the education mission, faculty members are expected to regularly participate in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. Regarding research, a commitment to any one of a broad array of research interests is desirable, including but not limited to clinical, outcomes, health services, basic science, translational, ethics, education, or global surgery research. Regarding the clinical mission, faculty members must be committed to delivering high quality clinical care that is of value to the patients of UNC. Selected candidate must be team-oriented and have the ability to interact well with colleagues inside and out of the Division.
Prospective candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Surgery. Completion of a colorectal fellowship and minimally invasive or robotic experience is preferred. Chosen candidate should either have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.