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Assistant or Associate Professor of Surgery, General Surgery

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Job ID: 44579

Location: Chicago, Illinois

The Division of GI Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a motivated general surgeon to join a bustling division. 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 GI Surgery service line is highly ranked nationally, and the Department of Surgery is positioned among leading surgery departments for receipt of NIH funding. We are seeking a full-time non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor whose clinical practice will focus on open and robotic complex abdominal wall reconstruction and hernia repair, and include inpatient and outpatient care of general surgery patients. The candidate will contribute to the education of General Surgery residents and medical students. The ideal candidate will have the background necessary to partner with members of the Division of Plastic Surgery to develop and grow a comprehensive program dedicated to the management of patients requiring complex abdominal wall reconstruction or hernia repair. The candidate is also expected to advance established academic interests, which may be in the basic, translational, clinical trial or health services outcomes research. Qualified candidates must (1) be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery; (2) have completed an accredited fellowship or equivalent training in their respective area of practice, and (3) be able to obtain permanent Illinois licensure. The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled. When applying, please upload a CV and cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position.

Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page: Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below). Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted. All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the “Submit” button. Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved.

The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.

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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