Physician-Surgery, Colorectal - 133
West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Surgery seek a Section Chief of Colorectal Surgeon (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of colorectal surgery. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, it is expected that candidates sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported research program.
Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in general surgery and must have completed a colon and rectal surgery fellowship by the time of appointment. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
The Division of Surgical Oncology has implemented several new programs/therapies in region and other therapy for patients with advanced colorectal cancers including HIPEC and hepatic artery infusion pumps. You will join a highly skilled surgical team making an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients across our entire state. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that encourages you to grow and evolve as you practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic setting. The Department of Surgery is committed to the mission of building an outstanding academic department and to recruiting highly qualified faculty to accomplish this goal. Successful candidates will embody the clinical, educational, and research missions of the Department of Surgery. Patients presenting to The WVU Cancer Institute are evaluated and treated as part of a multidisciplinary team representing all subspecialties in our Commission on Cancer-accredited Center. In addition, WVU Cancer Institute includes Camden Clark Medical Center, Berkeley Medical Center and Garrett Regional Medical Center as regional sites.
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital that is under expansion, all anchored by a 690-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.
West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
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