The Department of Surgery and the Solid Organ Transplant Service at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), located in Little Rock, Arkansas, is seeking an Assistant Professor as an adult and pediatric multi-organ abdominal transplant surgeon.
Qualified candidates will teach medical students, graduate students, residents, and fellows in the areas of adult and pediatric solid organ transplantation surgery and will conduct clinical work and research in the field of transplantation. The candidate will also advise students and participate in faculty decision-making on department committees.
Applicants should be MD or MD/PhD. They must have completed an ASTS certified program or a program of equivalent certification, board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Surgery, and be licensed to practice in the State of Arkansas at the time of hire. The ability to independently perform deceased donor liver and kidney transplants is required. Hepatobiliary training, laparoscopic or robotic skills to perform live donor nephrectomy is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates that have experience and UNOS qualifications for pediatric kidney transplant.
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 10242019
About University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock is the only health sciences university in the state of Arkansas. We are the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. UAMS and its clinical affiliates, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the VA Medical Center, are an economic engine for the state with an annual economic impact of $3.92 billion.
UAMS offers 73 baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs and certificates through our Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions, Public Health and graduate school. Students attend classes at the UAMS main campus in Little Rock and our regional campus in northwest Arkansas.
With our combination of education, research and clinical programs, UAMS has a unique capacity to lead health care improvement in the state.