The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine seeks to recruit an Academic Transplant Surgeon at the Assistant or Associate level. The candidate should have a strong interest in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. Clinical activities include adult liver and kidney transplantation including living donor surgery. Other activities include vascular access, hepatobiliary, and general surgery procedures. The candidate should develop an independent basic science or clinical research effort related to transplantation or allo-immunity. The selected individual will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching, research, and university service. Salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Candidates must be board eligible/certified in general surgery and possess a valid Illinois medical license before start date. Candidates should be fully trained in an American Society of Transplant Surgery (ASTS) approved fellowship and meet UNOS criteria for a liver and kidney transplant surgeon. UNOS criteria for living donor liver and pancreas transplantation would also be desirable.
Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a private, Catholic-Jesuit healthcare provider based in the western suburbs of Chicago. With 800 licensed beds and over $1 billion in revenues, LUHS is a nationally recognized academic medical center with a rich tradition of going beyond the illness to treat the whole person. LUHS believes that its Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of excellence, l...eadership, inclusiveness, respect and concern for others, and desire to help those who are less privileged in live advances the healing mission in the communities it serves. LUHS also believes that thoughtful stewardship; learning and constant reflection on experience improves all it does as it strives to provide the highest quality healthcare. LUHS is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic Health Systems in the United States.
LUHS includes a core academic hospital (Loyola University Hospital) located on its main campus in Maywood, a community hospital (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital) located three miles from the main campus in Melrose Park, and an extensive network of more than 28 specialty and primary care centers in the Chicago suburbs. LUHS is home to approximately 7000 staff members, 650 full-time faculty members, and 600 residents/fellows.