The Division of Transplant Surgery at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, is seeking a surgeon for the Division of Transplant Surgery and Immunology to contribute to the growth and development of the kidney and kidney pancreas program.
Candidates should have an interest in providing vascular access surgery and general surgery coverage for patients with transplants. Both General Surgery Board Certified/Eligible and Urology Board Certified/Eligible candidates will be considered. The transplant program at East Carolina University is dedicated to providing state of the art care to patients with end stage organ disease in eastern North Carolina and has a special interest in the needs of immunosensitive and African-American patients. Our 29 county area has the fifth highest incidence of renal failure in the country and our health system serves 1.4 million patients in Eastern North Carolina. The program has experienced rapid growth over the past few years and expects an annual volume of 100+ renal and pancreas transplants-cadaveric and living donor. The program is also expanding into robotic donor nephrectomy and transplantation having performed the first of these procedures in North Carolina.
Fixed term or Tenure Track faculty position available at the title/rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
-MD or DO from an appropriately accredited institution -Full unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of North Carolina -Board certified or board eligible in General Surgery or Urology -Completion of an ASTS certified fellowship -Proven interest and ability to teach and mentor residents and medical students
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 000686
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Surgery is a clinical department within the School of Medicine with the attendant responsibility for medical education and research. The Chair of the department is also the Chief of Surgical services for the hospital. The department includes 36 full-time faculty members in the sections of: transplant surgery, plastic surgery, pediatric surgery, surgical oncology, general and bariatric surgery, and trauma and acute care surgery. It also includes clinical and basic science research labs. The 70+ employees in the department support our clinical, education and research programs. The Department of Surgery at East Carolina University is dedicated to providing state of the art care to patients in eastern North Carolina. The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center (VMC). Vidant Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. VMC is a fully accredited JCAHO hospital and is a 974 bed tertiary referral center, providing acute, intermediate, rehabilitation, and outpatient health services to more than 1.5 million people in 29 counties.
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