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General and Colorectal Surgery with Protected Research Time

IU Health Physicians
Indianapolis, Indiana
Posted Date
Apr 12, 2024

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Surgery, General, Research
Position Type
Indiana University School of Medicine Division of General Surgery and Indiana University Health Physicians are actively recruiting a full-time colorectal surgeon-scientist with proven research experience to join the faculty at the assistant or associate professor level. In this role you will have the opportunity to work with a collaborative group of surgeons and APPs providing exceptional colorectal and general surgery care within the Indianapolis area. Opportunities for leadership development and advancement exist within the Division and the organization as a whole.

You should expect to dedicate a significant amount of time to research activities with protected time and the goal of achieving extramural funding. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to become part of our Surgical Outcomes & Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC), a collaborative health services, outcomes, health policy and quality and safety improvement research enterprise. SOQIC is focused on measuring and improving health care quality locally, regionally, and nationally.

Clinical teaching is the mainstay of educational duties with opportunities to interact with medical students, surgical residents, and fellows in the office, inpatient, and OR settings. In addition, there are nonclinical didactic and simulation-based teaching opportunities including several colorectal specific Department of Surgery Skills Lab sessions.

As part of the Indiana University School of Medicine Division of General Surgery and Indiana University Health Physicians, you will receive a competitive salary and academic rank commensurate with your experience.

  • MD/DO or equivalent education
  • American Board of Surgery board eligible/board certified surgeon
  • Completion of Colorectal Fellowship
  • Established research portfolio
  • Able to obtain IN licensure

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 17th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:
  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, concerts and memorials
  • Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 list of the best places to live in the United States
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" twelve consecutive years
  • Ranked by Niche in 2023 as one of the most diverse counties in America, as well as one of the best cities to live in and buy a house in the country
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
  • Outdoor recreation includes golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar) and the nation's largest half marathon
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, and Cincinnati

Client Description

Rewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.

IU Health Physicians group, which employs over 2,200 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state, is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of Indiana University School of Medicine, and brings together faculty physicians, IU Health-affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.

At IU Health, we are committed to advancing a culture where all people can come together while we work to equitably improve the health of all Hoosiers. Working together, our health system fosters an environment in which differences are respected and valued.

Indiana University Health National Recognition:
  • Ranked #1 in Indiana by U.S. News & World Report
  • Riley Hospital for Children is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children's hospital in Indiana
  • Preferred by consumers and referring physicians as the best health system overall in Indiana

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

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