Assistant/Associate Professor of Surgery

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Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Surgery

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Surgery

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-30-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking an Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgeon to join our Faculty in the Division of Transplantation. Rank and compensation will depend upon qualifications. This tenure-ineligible or tenure eligible position will be responsible for on call availability for surgical procurement of solid organs for human transplantation, including travel to outlying hospitals for procurement and safe transportation of organs to UVa; performing living donor organ retrieval; performing implantation of solid organs using open and robotic approaches; providing surgical management of pre- and post-transplant recipients; providing surgical care in general surgery cases on transplant recipients or non-transplant patients needing the expertise of a transplant surgeon; as well as providing assistance with human pancreatic islet transplantations.

Qualified candidates must have a MD or equivalent, have completed both general surgery residency program and transplant fellowship, and currently have or be eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must meet UNOS requirements for primary living donor surgeon in either liver or kidney donation. Experience in laparoscopic, robotic assisted surgery is desirable and previous work experience in pancreatic islet transplantation a plus.

UVa is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live; outdoors, vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, research and teaching pursuits working within the collegial work environment are available.

To apply: visit and search on Posting Number 0622875 or visit: Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing your interests. This position will remain open until filled.

For additional information regarding the position, please contact Jose' Oberholzer, MD, via email, [email protected] or telephone, 434-243-3951

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Gregory Haskins, via email, [email protected] or telephone, 434-924-2963.

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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Posted: 3/31/2018
Application Due: 5/30/2018
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