Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for a Reconstructive Microsurgeon. Qualified candidates should possess Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and have successfully completed a fellowship in microsurgery. The ideal candidate will possess strong academic and clinical credentials with excellent communication skills. The selected candidate will play a key role in developing the growing microsurgical program at Rush, and in particular with breast and lymphedema surgery, genitourinary, and lower extremity reconstruction. Ample opportunities exist to build a cosmetic and general reconstructive surgery practice within the Rush University Medical Center and its affiliated sites. Participation in clinical research will be actively encouraged. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or above and should be able to start in July 2021.
The Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Rush University 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: state of the art microsurgery and lymphedema equipment, advanced practice providers, research fellows, and support staff.
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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