Faculty Job in Academic & University Associate Professor, Surgery (T) – HigherEdJobs

Medical Sub-Speciality
General Surgery

University of Arizona Health Sciences

Position Summary
The Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona, is recruiting a
tenured faculty member at the rank of Associate Professor. The Colorectal Surgery Program, Division of General Surgery is dedicated to the
assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus. The mission of the Division and the Colorectal Surgery
Program is the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective medical and surgical care with dignity and compassion.

The University of Arizona,
Department of Surgery’s mission is to foster excellence in patient care, surgical education, research, and technical innovation. We strive
to be leaders and role models of excellence, innovation, and caring in all that we do, and we are committed to train the next generation of
surgeon leaders. Our actions exemplify our core values of compassion, integrity, respect, pursuit of knowledge, responsibility, and

The department is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues, and who has
experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and
vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional
retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson
or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teaching duties include formal and informal activities with residents and
    medical students.
  • Maintain and continue to develop extramural funded research.
  • Provide expert team-oriented clinical care
    to colorectal patients (outpatient and inpatient).
  • Perform clinical and surgical procedures.
  • Actively participate in
    internal and external committees (as needed).
  • Participate in call service rotation.


  • MD or MD/PhD.
  • Arizona medical license or the qualifications necessary to obtain one.
  • Board Certification in General Surgery or Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Established expertise working with diverse communities.
  • Ability to work with diverse students and colleagues, and experience
    with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

Associate Professor

Tenure Information
Tenured (T)


Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week

Benefits Eligible
Yes – Full Benefits

Posted Rate of Pay

Type of criminal background check required
Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or

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Diversity Statement
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in
experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive
academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse
students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities,
women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace
Corps, and other national service programs.

The University of Arizona is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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