Surgical Oncologist - GI Malignancies

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

July 23, 2022

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Department Surgery - Surgical Oncology - 414020

Posting Open Date 12/17/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Surgical Oncologist - GI Malignancies Appointment Type Open Rank Vacancy ID FAC0003839 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 06/01/2022

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding. OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond. Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce. Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The Department of Surgery at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking applications for a full-time academic surgical oncologist to join our Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery. The Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery is among the 9 clinical Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes 11 faculty members and 7 Advanced Practice Providers who provide a broad array of clinical services in order to provide the highest quality multidisciplinary care for our surgical oncology patients. The Division is also actively involved in leading and contributing to our vast portfolio of clinical/translational research and educational missions, through our collaboration with the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the North Carolina Cancer Hospital. Academic appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with the candidate's experience. The clinical focus will remain in GI malignancies, with particular emphasis on lower GI malignancies and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Prospective candidates must be fellowship-trained and/or Board Certified/Board eligible in Complex General Surgical Oncology (or SSO-approved Fellowship in Surgical Oncology prior to the establishment of the CGSO Board).

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Faculty members within the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery must possess a desire to commit to all three missions of the Department and School of Medicine, including the clinical, education, and research missions. Clinical responsibilities will include participation in multidisciplinary care, tumor boards, and surgical support of oncology programs at UNC, and at its affiliated institutions. Faculty members must be committed to delivering high quality clinical care that is of value to the patients of the UNC Healthcare system. In addition, the faculty member will have academic opportunities throughout the UNC School of Medicine and the Medical Center, with time allocation dependent on career interests and academic qualifications. Faculty members are expected to regularly participate in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. Furthermore, Surgical Oncology faculty participate in outreach to our many community-based referral medical groups. Regarding the research mission, a commitment to any one of a broad array of research interests is critical, including but not limited to oncology clinical trials, tissue procurement, outcomes, health services, basic science, translational, ethics, education, or global surgery research. Overall, the selected candidate must be professional, team-oriented, and have the ability to interact well with colleagues inside and out of the Division, and the Department. Chosen candidates must either have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Suzanne Record, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email suzannerecord@med.unc.edu Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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