Faculty Opportunities

This page is dedicated for postings of faculty positions, leadership positions, fellowship opportunities, and analyst recruitment. To post an ad on this page, please contact SOC Administrator, Ashley Duby, at admin@surgialoutcomesclub.com

Colon & rectal surgeon

Posted October 2021


The University of Michigan is seeking candidates for a full-time academic colon and rectal surgeon to join the Division of Colorectal Surgery. The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, education and research. The University of Michigan Department of Surgery has a dedicated and busy colon and rectal surgery practice, encompassing colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, anorectal surgery and the full range of colon and rectal surgery. Our group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate surgical care.

The position will involve clinical care within both U of M Health and the joint venture with St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital – a partnership between two award-winning health systems in southeast Michigan, with a goal of expanding access to services and bringing enhanced care options to the community.

Applicants must be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Requirements include completion of an ACGMEaccredited residency in Colon and Rectal Surgery, interest in an academic career, and a record of teaching and research experience. The academic rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials.

Please send your curriculum vitae to:

Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH

Lazar J. Greenfield Professor of Surgery and Section Head, General Surgery

2920 Taubman Health Care Center

The University of Michigan Health System

1500 East Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5331

Email: dtelem@med.umich.edu


For more information: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/surgery/michigan-promise/recruitment/faculty-job-postings

Colorectal surgery division chief

Posted October 2021


The University of Michigan is seeking candidates for the position of Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery. The Division has 5 board-certified colon and rectal surgeons and 2 Advanced Practice Providers engaged in a broad and busy practice including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, anorectal surgery and the full range of colon and rectal surgery. The faculty perform over 1200 operations per year, and have significant academic and scholarly pursuits, including externally funded research.

The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, education, and research. Our group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate surgical care.

Applicants must be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Requirements include completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in Colon and Rectal Surgery, and a track record of academic excellence, with experience in leadership positions involving resource management, mentorship and education. The academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials.

Please send your curriculum vitae to:

Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH

Lazar J. Greenfield Professor of Surgery and Section Head, General Surgery

2920 Taubman Health Care Center

The University of Michigan Health System

1500 East Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5331

Email: dtelem@med.umich.edu


For more information: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/surgery/michigan-promise/recruitment/faculty-job-postings

Research AssT/Associate Professor, Health Services Research

Posted September 2021

Job Overview: Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine's faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Surgery is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff.

A full time Faculty position is available in the Department of Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The Department is seeking a skilled and self-motivated researcher with interest and experience in outcomes, health services, and comparative effectiveness research. The Health Services Researcher (HSR) will be responsible for comprehensive analysis of data and information for Cincinnati Research in Outcomes and Safety in Surgery (CROSS) and other health services research teams within the department. In this position you will take a leadership role in the development, design, conduct and the analysis of clinical and healthcare investigations. The HSR will also assist and mentor surgical faculty and trainees in related research and quality improvement implementation. The potential exists for limited clinical activity as well if appropriate and desired. Academic rank and tenure track eligibility to be determined by experience and expectations for extramural funding.

Essential Functions

  • Duties will include responsibilities for the research and teaching activities for CROSS and other health services research teams within the Department of Surgery.

  • The successful Health Services Researcher will:

  • Independently develop, prioritize and manage multiple heath service outcomes, quality improvement and/or disparity in care research programs pertinent to broad interests of the Department of Surgery.

  • Perform statistical analyses and be able to teach and explain this analysis to a non-technical audience of both internal and external customers including senior management, residents and junior faculty.

  • Serve as expert consultant and mentor to medical students, residents and faculty on outcomes program design and project performance to ensure significant rigor, impact and feasibility of projects.

  • Produce a combination of quantitative financial analysis and clinical utilization analysis to produce new insights into drivers of program performance.

  • Obtain extramural funding to support own efforts and those contributing to this work.

  • Performs in accordance with system-wide values/behaviors.

Required Education: MD or PhD in addition to a Master's degree in research, policy, epidemiology, health care management, economics, or a similar, quantitative field is recommended.


For more information: Please go to https://bit.ly/3squ7TY

Data Analyst Senior (Surgery Dept)

Posted June 2021

The Section of Breast Surgery at Penn Medicine is seeking to hire a staff biostatistician/senior data analyst. Experience designing clinical trials as well as working with national datasets such as the NCDB and the National Inpatient Sample, claims data such as MarketScan, and electronic health record data is strongly preferred as is interest and background in oncology.

This position will be continuously funded and will NOT be dependent on grant funding. Hoping to have the right candidate begin on or around August 1, 2021. Please feel free to reach out to Dr. Lola Fayanju (Oluwadamilola.Fayanju@pennmedicine.upenn.edu), incoming chief of breast surgery at Penn Medicine.

For qualifications and additional information, please visit: https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/Stemmler-Hall-Harrison-Dept-Surg-Res/Data-Analyst-Senior--Surgery-Dept-_JR00030760