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Pediatric Surgeon/Health Sciences Researcher

Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric General Surgeon within the IUSM Department of Surgery. They will join a team of 9 Surgeons covering 3 hospitals in the urban and metro areas of Indianapolis. The Division offers and supports robust residency and fellowship programs. This role will be responsible for activities in a division which encompasses general pediatric surgery and trauma. Services specific to the Riley Children’s Hospital include, but are not limited to, the surgical management of general pediatric surgery conditions, surgical oncology, congenital anomalies, chest wall anomalies, gastrointestinal surgery, as well as minimally–invasive surgery. This position will include 40% research time for health science research toward pediatric surgery patient populations. Mentorship will be provided under Dr. Karl Bilimoria. Candidate’s should have experience and training in health sciences research as this is an expectation of the position. This is a full-time opportunity. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

In an alignment with IU Health, Indiana’s most comprehensive academic health center and the nation’s largest medical school and a global leader in medical education and research-the surgical divisions are uniquely positioned to provide leading edge care with the most skilled clinical teams. With over 129 thousand hospital admissions, nearly 3 million clinic visits and 30 thousand surgical cases the medical staff of over 2,800 and over 1,100 residents work in partnership to train physicians, blending breakthrough research and treatments with the highest quality of patient care. Riley Children’s Health of which Riley Hospital for Children serves as the flagship hospital services 22,300 pediatric admissions and observations per year in their system-wide 456 pediatric beds and 119 NICU beds. Riley is the state’s only Level 1 pediatric trauma center and only facility receiving Children’s Surgical Verification, as certified by the American College of Surgeons.

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As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree (MD or equivalent education) is required. Qualified candidates will have completed a minimum of a one-year pediatric surgery fellowship and should be board certified/eligible in Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

Experience and training in health sciences research is required.

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