Job Description: 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. 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 immunosensitized 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 transplants- cadaveric and living donor. UNOS approval for a pancreas program has been granted, and the program has had rapid growth. The dialysis access needs and a growing portion of the general surgical needs are provided by the transplant surgery division. The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Fixed term or Tenure Track faculty position available at the title/rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.
Miniumum Qualifications: MD from an appropriately accredited institution. Experience in patient care as part of a multi-disciplinary team is required. The candidate must be able to meet licensing requirements in the state of North Carolina. Candidate must have completed a kidney and pancreas ASTS certified fellowship and candidates should be board certified in general surgery. The candidate should have a proven interest and ability to teach residents and medical students and a strong background in basic science or clinical research.
Special Instructions to the Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidates profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications
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