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Academic Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
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  • Trauma
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Academic Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon


The University of Chicago is establishing Level 1 adult trauma services on its Hyde Park medical campus, supplementing the existing Level 1 pediatric trauma services and the Burn and Complex Wound Center. To support the endeavor, the University of Chicago's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine seeks two orthopaedic trauma surgeons with an established and successful career in academic medicine. Responsibilities include clinical activities and teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified candidates must: 1) have completed an ACGME-approved orthopaedic surgery residency or its equivalent; 2) have completed an ACGME-approved fellowship or its equivalent in an area directly relevant to the specialization; 3) be board certified/board eligible in orthopaedic surgery; 4) hold or be eligible to obtain licensure in the state of Illinois; and 5) qualify for a faculty appointment. Rank and compensation will be determined by qualifications and experience. The University of Chicago offers an excellent benefits package.

Qualified applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities site at by uploading a current curriculum vitae. Submission of a cover letter and full contact information for at least three individuals from whom letters of support will be requested is also preferred. Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email with their request.

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