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Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon, Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 6, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
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Full Time
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Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon, Assistant/Associate Professor

College/School/Unit: Dell Medical School
Department: Surgery and Perioperative Care
Posted: Mar 16, 2021
Apply By: Open until filled


The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School in conjunction with the Dell Seton Medical Center are recruiting a full-time academic transplant surgeon position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join the newly developed Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program. The candidate must be board-certified in general surgery or urology and have completed an ASTS-approved Transplant Fellowship. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in adult and pediatric kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, and multiorgan procurement. We seek individuals with excellent clinical skills, a passion for education, potential for scholarly contributions, and commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion to join a dynamic department in an innovative, growing medical school.

About Dell Medical School

As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation's leading research universities, the Dell Medical School pursues innovation in the redesign of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and inter-professional education. It is the fifth medical school in the UT System and the first medical school established in nearly five decades by a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization of leading public and private research universities. An extraordinary commitment of resources, both public and private, has already been made to enable the development and success of the Dell Medical School. The School is partnering closely with the community and regional healthcare providers and payers to provide new models for health promotion, healthcare delivery, and clinical care for the community's underserved population. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system.

About the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care

The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care is comprised of faculty in diverse specialties (anesthesiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, emergency medicine, general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, otolaryngology, plastic surgery and urology) with a focus on delivering outstanding care to the community.

The Department's priorities are:
  • To develop new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value.
  • To educate and train future health care leaders.
  • To develop research programs to evaluate new care delivery paradigms.

Essential Functions:
  • Participate in strategic planning and other efforts directly tied to the development and growth of a new transplant program.
  • Develop partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and ancillary providers in Austin and Central Texas.
  • Train and mentor medical students and residents on new models of care and clinical practice.
  • Actively participate in the academic department by all required departmental policies.


Required qualifications:
  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school
  • Current Board certification by the American Board of Surgery
  • Fellowship training in Multiorgan Transplant Surgery
  • Meets UNOS/OPTN Pancreas Program Director Requirements
  • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas (or the ability to obtain prior to appointment)
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary academic environment
  • Outstanding clinical teaching skills
  • Innovative self-starter with a commitment to excellence
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Eligible for appointment as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank in the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care at Dell Medical School at UT Austin

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience delivering care through a multidisciplinary team;
  • Commitment to and experience with excellence in diversity and inclusion in education, clinical, research, and community impact.

Application Instructions

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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