Assistant Professor of General & Endocrine Surgery

Charlottesville, VA
May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant Professor of General & Endocrine Surgery

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Surgery

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 12-09-2015

Posting Summary:
The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor of Surgery specializing in General & Endocrine Surgery with a clinical focus in Endocrine Surgery and with a major commitment to high-impact research. The faculty member will be responsible for the clinical care of the patients with general and endocrine related surgical problems and will participate in student and post-graduate teaching and scholarly achievements with the ultimate goal of promotion within the University system. The faculty member will be expected to obtain extramural funding in his or her area of academic interest.

Candidates must have an MD and be board-certified or board-eligible in general surgery. It is expected that applicants will have either significant documented experience in endocrine surgery, or have completed fellowship training in endocrine surgery, or have completed a surgical oncology fellowship with a defined focus in endocrine surgery. The applicant must have a strong interest in developing an independent research career and demonstrate research productivity, and be prepared to provide a detailed research proposal.

The University of Virginia Health System is a State, Level I Trauma Center and has an ACGME accredited General Surgery Residency program. UVa is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, close to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's capital.

To apply: visit and search on Posting Number 0617673. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter stating your interest and curriculum vitae.

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Philip W. Smith via email at

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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