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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor (T/TE), Plastic Surgery

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona

Posting Number: req11837

Department: Surgery

Medical Sub-Speciality: Plastic Surgery

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

Unique opportunity for a plastic surgeon passionate about breast reconstruction and the care of patients with breast cancer. Build a world class breast reconstruction program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, the only NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Arizona. Work with new faculty in breast surgery and breast oncology to develop innovative care pathways for patients with breast cancer and prepare them for long term survivorship and optimized quality of life.

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is located in Tucson, a global wellness destination with Canyon Ranch, Miraval Spa and the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine all located within minutes of the campus. Tucson itself is a wonderful place to live with year-round recreational opportunities, miles of mountainous hiking trails, excellent schools and a reasonable cost of living.

The UACC is part of the Banner system, which comprises over 34 hospitals and is the leading integrated healthcare system in the Southwest. Patient care locations include a brand new 600 bed state of the art hospital, a new ambulatory clinic and infusion center and an aesthetic surgery center located in the Catalina Foothills, one of the most rapidly growing regions in the state. As clinical volume grows, it is anticipated that additional surgeons will be added to the practice.

We are seeking an individual with the vision and passion to provide state of the art care and develop new reconstructive paradigms for breast cancer patients. Substantial institutional and departmental resources are available to build programs in translational research, health services research, clinical trials, drug and device innovation, population health, health care disparities, clinical fellowships and other areas of interest.
The successful candidate should have completed a microsurgery fellowship and can be at any academic rank. Compensation is extremely competitive with substantial productivity incentives.

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery, with more than 50 faculty members, is one of the largest multispecialty surgical groups in the state. Our surgeons provide outstanding patient-centered care, engage in cutting edge research, and mentor the next generation of surgeons, physicians, residents and students.

Outstanding UA
benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance
and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU
tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and
optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities;
and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teaching and mentoring residents and medical students.
  • Develop and maintain and extramurally funded research program.
  • Provide expert team-oriented clinical care to Plastic Surgery patients.
  • Perform clinical and surgical procedures, specifically building a breast reconstructive surgical practice.
  • Actively participate in internal and external
    committees, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Hold an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent medical degree.
  • Meet criteria to obtain applicable Professor level rank (Assistant/Associate or full professor as appropriate).
  • Arizona medical license or eligible to obtain.
  • Meet UArizona criteria for appointment to a tenure/tenure
    eligible faculty position.

Preferred Qualifications

* Successful completion of microsurgery fellowship.

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

Tenure Track (T/TE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE to commensurate AMC benchmarks

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Jessica Holmgren |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please attach the following application materials:
1. CV
2. Cover Letter
3. Teaching and Research Statement

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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