Surgical Oncologist - GI Malignancies

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Department Surgery - Surgical Oncology - 414020
Posting Open Date 09/15/2022
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Surgical Oncologist - GI Malignancies
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0004201
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date 11/01/2022

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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 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 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.
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