Duke Department of Surgery seeks Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Faculty

Duke Health
Durham, NC
Jul 20, 2017
Surgery, General
Position Type

The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina is now accepting applications for a full-time academic trauma surgeon. Successful candidates will be board certified/board eligible in General Surgery with added certification in Surgical Critical Care. Fellowship training in Trauma or Acute Care Surgery and an emphasis on teaching and research (outcomes or the basic sciences) is required. Academic appointments will be commensurate with the candidate's academic record.

Selected candidates will be committed to research and training of residents and fellows in trauma, critical care and acute care surgery.  Protected time for research is negotiable. Team spirit and the ability to interact with a multitude of specialists and subspecialists are a must. Our group prides itself on communication and delivering expert and timely care to all patients regardless of background or affliction.  Opportunities for growth and development are encouraged and ubiquitous.

Duke University Medical Center, a 1000 bed teaching hospital, completed an expansion project in 2013, adding over 150 beds to its critical care towers and bringing the total operative theatres to 50.  Duke is an ACS verified Level I Adult Trauma Center with a commitment to pediatric trauma with over 2,600 trauma activations a year.  As a leading academic and tertiary care facility, we are also a leading referral center for trauma, acute care surgery, transplant, cardiothoracic and neurosurgical surgery. This makes a rich environment for teaching, research, and extraordinary care.

The Greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and outlying towns, with a population of over 1.6 million residents, offers something for everyone! From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage there are options for every lifestyle. The area is family-friendly, while offering young singles many options for an active outdoor and social scene. The Research Triangle Park (RTP), a globally prominent high-tech research and development center, was conceived around the three main academic centers in the region - Duke, UNC, and NC State. This trio of world-renowned universities coupled with the bio-tech companies of RTP, has made the area culturally diverse, economically resilient and nationally recognized as a great place to live.  To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit: http://community.duke.edu/

Interested candidates should send Curriculum Vitae and three professional references by selecting the Apply button below.




Important Information

Requisition Number: 

DMR 17429

Close Date: 


Contact Information

Stacey Armistead


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