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Tâhe Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California is recruiting at the Assistant/Associate Professor of Surgery level for a BC/BE Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeonÂ with training and/or experience in gender affirmation surgeryÂ and microsurgery.Â The candidate will help lead a developing multidisciplinary team geared towards meeting the needs of one of the largest transgender and gender nonconforming populations in the US.Â The multidisciplinary collaboration involves providers from plastic surgery, urology, medicine, otolaryngology, speech pathology, adolescent medicine, and behavioral healthÂ at Keck School of Medicine, LAC+USCÂ MedicalÂ Center, and Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles.Â Â A successful applicant will have surgical expertise in the treatment of transgender and gender nonconforming individuals, including facial feminization and top and bottom surgery.Â The candidate will also participate in general plastic surgery and microsurgical cases at the LAC/USC Medical Center, a level 1 trauma center. This diverse practice involves head and neck, breast, and lower extremity trauma. The individual will demonstrate a commitment to academic priorities of education andÂ clinical or basic scienceÂ research. The academic rank of the successful candidate will be determined by experience.Â Â
Plastic Surgery at USC is a multi-venue enterprise which allows the interested practitioner to practice in diverse clinical environments of a tertiary referral Keck Hospital, a vibrant safety net County Hospital with an international reputation for burn and trauma care, and a highly ranked Childrenâs Hospital. The faculty is academically focused and comprised of a group of highly trained faculty with a broad range of clinical interests. The applicant will have access to a wealth of resources, includingÂ (need to edit this list)Â research support, advance practice providers, a craniofacial orthodontist, and other faculty within the Division and Medical Center with expertise in transgender health.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.