Merritt Hawkins has partnered with The Department of Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University to conduct a national search for Division Chief of Bariatric Surgery. This position will involve expanding and further developing a well-known accredited surgical program of excellence in Upstate New York.
Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted New York medical license. Candidates must be board certified in general surgery and fellowship trained in bariatric/minimally invasive surgery (or have equivalent experience). Additionally, candidates should be at the Associate Professor rank or higher and have significant clinical and leadership experience in an academic medical center. In addition, a significant record of either educational or research success is required.
The Division Chief will engage in various leadership activities, provide administrative leadership, provide financial oversight, engage in academic activities and mentoring faculty, and oversee clinical and patient care services. Opportunities exist to participate and further expand clinical and translational research.
Academic appointment and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience and are competitive both nationally and regionally.
Syracuse, New York has a metropolitan area population of approximately 750,000. Central New York is a beautiful, friendly, and very affordable place to live. Home to the Syracuse Orange and the only domed stadium in the Northeast, provides an excellent venue for NCAA Division I Football and Basketball. Summer and winter, there are ample outdoor recreational options at our numerous nearby county and state parks. Downhill and cross-country skiing, ice skating, swimming, boating, and hiking opportunities are all within a 30-minute drive of the medical center in the nearby Finger Lakes and Adirondack Mountains. Cultural attractions such as museums, theatre, symphony, jazz fests, and home for the New York State Fair. The area is consistently ranked as having one of the “Top 100” public educational systems in the United States. Located less than five hours from Boston, New York, Montreal, or Toronto, it affords quick access to large metropolitan venues.
Upstate Medical University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.