Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Physician Scientist
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Medical College - Main Campus | Surgery

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Rush University Medical Center is recruiting a Surgeon Scientist for an Assistant Professor or higher rank.  Qualified candidates should possess Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and have a successful track record of grant funding.  The ideal candidate will possess strong academic and clinical credentials and excellent communication and facilitation skills. The selected candidate will play a key role in serving as Director of Research for the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, developing a basic and translational science laboratory, and a clinical outcomes program. This position includes a research focused appointment with protected research time and the opportunity to practice clinically at the Rush Main campus and its affiliated sites.

The Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Rush University Medical Center is rapidly expanding, and comprised of academic faculty who practice in a team-based atmosphere. The candidate will benefit from the multitude of resources available including: post-doctoral support, protected laboratory space and funding, and access to advanced practice clinical providers.

Interested candidates, please address your CV and cover letter to:

Amir H. Dorafshar, MBChB, FACS, FAAP

Professor and Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Program Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.

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