Transplant careers

Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Surgeon

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The University of Chicago’s Department of Surgery, Section of Transplant Surgery, is searching for a full-time faculty member.  The appointee will be a fellowship-trained transplant surgeon at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position is oriented toward a clinical practice with primary focus in kidney/pancreas transplantation.  Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity.

We especially welcome applicants with background in pediatric transplantation, islet transplantation, and dialysis access.  Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications.

The Transplant Institute has nationally recognized research and education programs that build on collaborations throughout the University and is active in clinical operations and quality improvement in the Medical Center.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) be Board Certified or eligible by the American Board of Surgery or the foreign equivalent, and 4) have successfully completed a kidney transplant fellowship program.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications:  Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

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