The Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a Division Chief of Surgical Oncology. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Applicants must be board-certified in general surgery and be eligible for a Texas medical license. This position plays a key leadership role in the department, UT Southwestern Health System, and Parkland Health & Hospital System.
Successful candidates will be committed to patient care, resident, fellow and medical student education and scholarly activity that advance clinical medicine. Candidates will be expected to participate in the Surgical Oncology Breast clinical practice and teaching programs. Our Division is committed to providing education to health care professionals within the community and the state regarding the latest advances in cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment through educational programs. Educational responsibilities include the clinical training of fellows and general surgery residents. A commitment to basic or clinical research is essential.
The Division of Surgical Oncology faculty are members of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Our physicians are active in the clinical, research, and educational activities of the institution, including the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern University Hospitals (William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and Zale Lipshy University Hospital), Parkland Memorial Hospital, the Dallas VA Medical Center, and the James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center. The faculty are involved in the development and expansion of multidisciplinary programs for the treatment of patients with breast cancer, melanoma, endocrine tumors, pancreatic cancer, primary and metastatic liver tumors, and gastrointestinal tract tumors.
UTSW ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Our distinguished faculty includes active Nobel Prize winners. Nearly 4,200 medical, graduate, and allied health students along with residents and postdoctoral fellows are trained each year. Our physicians provide care to patients at UTSW university hospitals and clinics as well as three other affiliated hospitals.
The Dallas area boasts a low cost of living with diverse neighborhoods and great schools. The area has world-class quality-of-life options, with more than 175 museums, art galleries, premier performance halls, parks, lakes, and golf courses, and seven professional sport franchises.
Interested and qualified surgeons should apply online at https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/ (search for job #567651) and upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/.