Faculty Position: Division Head, General and Oncologic Surgery

University of Maryland Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

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The Department of Surgery of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) is seeking applications for outstanding academic General Surgeons for the position of Head of the Division of General and Oncologic Surgery, in the Department of Surgery, University of Maryland, School of Medicine.  

Candidates should be board certified in General Surgery and possess a strong track record of academic and clinical accomplishments, including the development of a strong clinical program, basic or clinical research experience and experience in educational programs for residents and fellows. Surgical oncology fellowship preferred. 

The Department of Surgery is an academic department that consists of eight clinical divisions and one basic science division. The Department of Surgery is currently ranked ninth in the United States in NIH funding. NIH funded research is strongly encouraged. 

The School of Medicine is located in downtown Baltimore, Maryland, near the famous Inner Harbor and Camden Yards. The University of Maryland School of Medicine offers a full package of benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested individuals should apply at, https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/umb_faculty+and+post+docs/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=8100108441. Additionally, an updated curriculum vitae and a concise statement of academic and clinical interests and a list of three references should be sent to:


Christine L. Lau, M.D.,MBA.
Robert W. Buxton Professor and Chair

Department of Surgery

University of Maryland, School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief, University of Maryland Medical Center

22 South Greene Street, Room S8B08
Baltimore, MD, 21201

[email protected]

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

Expected rank is Assistant Professor or higher, however, rank and tenure status is dependent on candidate’s qualifications (NOTE: Can substitute Assistant Professor with Associate Professor or Professor as appropriate).

Further information about the Department of Surgery and UMSOM can be obtained at the following websites: http://medschool.umaryland.edu/  

Board certified General Surgeon. 

Surgical Oncology Fellowship preferred. 

Job: Faculty
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Apr 28, 2022


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