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Assistant/Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery

Assistant/Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology, Endocrine Surgery

Job ID: 50115

Location: Chicago, Illinois

The Department of Surgery and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Responsibilities include providing surgical services at Northwestern Medicine’s downtown Chicago locations. This role will include training residents, taking call, rounding and caring for pre-op and post-op patients in concert with the clinical team, and responding to daily local consultation requests and referrals. The candidate will play a vital role in the growth and coordination of care and other distinctive programming throughout our cancer program and will have significant opportunities for leadership development throughout the Northwestern Medicine system. This position will include a faculty appointment within the Division of Surgical Oncology of Northwestern University. This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving team of clinicians, educators, and researchers. Northwestern Medicine is one of the premier academic medical systems in the nation. Furthermore, the Cancer service line is highly-ranked nationally and the Department of Surgery is positioned among leading surgery departments for receipt of NIH funding.

Qualified candidates will have completed a fellowship in Endocrine Surgery or Surgical Oncology with a strong background in endocrine surgery and will be board-certified or eligible in general surgery. Surgeons in this position will be expected to participate in academic programs of the Feinberg School of Medicine, including educational programs (e.g., training, preceptorship, mentoring, etc.) and/or research programs.

The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.

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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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