The Department of Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and VCU Health is seeking a qualified faculty member to join the Division of Bariatric & Gastrointestinal Surgery at VCU Medical Center and affiliated campuses. This position is a junior to mid-level, term, non-tenure track faculty position. The surgeon is expected to provide support for the VCU affiliated General Surgery practice at a community general surgery expansion and practice at the existing practice at VCU Health System in the Division, with the support of the Division and Department leadership.
The ideal candidate should possess significant expertise in the broad field of general surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and endoscopy. The faculty member will also support the Division with teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including oversight of residents and fellows as well as instruction in General, Bariatric & Gastrointestinal Surgery. Faculty member may participate in research activities and/or collaborate with others on research projects and endeavors
• Board Certification or Eligibility in General Surgery.
• Commitment to teaching and education of medical students and other trainees
• Ability to work in a complex matrixed environment with a high emotional intelligence
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
• Fellowship in Advanced GI/MIS, Foregut and/or Bariatric Surgery
• Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Richmond and surrounding towns in Central Virginia include a population of 1.5 million and is the seat of the government of State of Virginia. It has a growing economy and excellent public schools to go with mild winters and easy access to many exciting destinations including Washington DC, Virginia Beach, Outer Banks- NC and Shenandoah National Park.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply.