The University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine (SOM) Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology is seeking a full-time academic gastrointestinal / abdominal Surgical Oncologist. This position is being recruited at the Open Rank level; salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The UNM Division of Surgical Oncology currently consists of fellowship-trained surgical oncologists, breast surgeons, and colorectal surgeons who provide multidisciplinary care of patients with a full spectrum of malignancies. Surgeons in our group are actively engaged in cancer clinical trials and undergraduate as well as graduate medical education, including fellows in Complex General Surgical Oncology. The UNM Department of Surgery boasts a robust infrastructure of services and resources to help achieve academic goals, and leadership opportunities are available.
UNM serves a large, medically complex population and is a consultative resource for the State of New Mexico and the Four Corners region of the Southwest. Outpatient oncology services are provided through the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC), the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius.
UNMCCC is one of only 51 cancer centers in the nation to be designated by the NCI as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest federal designation and rating for cancer centers. UNMCCC's 125 board-certified oncology specialty physicians provide comprehensive cancer care in every specialty, adult and pediatric hematologists/medical oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, and radiation oncologists. They, along with more than 500 other cancer healthcare professionals (nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists, navigators, psychologists and social workers), provided cancer care for nearly 60 percent of the adults and children in New Mexico affected by cancer. The 130 cancer research scientists affiliated with the UNMCCC were awarded almost $60 million in federal and private grants and contracts for cancer research projects and published 301 high quality publications.
The UNM Health Science Center (HSC) is the largest academic health complex in the state of New Mexico. Located on the University of New Mexico campus in beautiful Albuquerque, NM, the HSC combines its four mission areas - educations, research, patient care and community outreach - to provide New Mexicans with the highest level of health care.
New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment, the city of Albuquerque is a beautiful city with mountain to the east and a mesa to the west. It is ideal for outdoor activities and sports all year round including running, hiking, biking and skiing. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with excellent local cuisine, breathtaking sunsets, multiple cultural and historic sites, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountains.
This is a benefits eligible position. UNM provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs.
Minimum Qualifications for Position:
Medical Doctor or equivalent
Board-certified/board-eligible Complex General Surgical Oncology
Board-certified/board-eligible in General Surgery through the American Board of Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery or equivalent
Completion of fellowship training in Complex General Surgical Oncology
Eligible for medical licensure in New Mexico
Eligible for State of New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification and federal DEA registration
Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
Preferred Qualifications for Position:
Please attach electronic copies of a current CV and letter of interest to the application.
This position will remain open until filled; however, for best consideration, application and application materials should be received by November 30, 2019. For more information please contact Bridget Fahy, MD, Professor of Surgical Oncology at BFahy@salud.unm.edu
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 12/13/2019. This position will remain open until filled.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
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