Faculty Job Postings

The Department of Surgery at Michigan Medicine will ensure our climate allows all individuals an equal and inclusive opportunity to achieve excellence.

Join the Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery combines excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and eduction, and we are dedicated to recruiting and retaining the leaders and best as part of that mission. With initiatives like the Michigan Promise, our team is committed to providing resources and opportunities to support our faculty members throughout the different stages of their careers.

Our recruitment process includes the following efforts, led by our recruitment committee:

  • Implementation of standard policy for search and recruitment procedures
  • Utilization of data collection and analysis to measure success
  • Partnerships with focused academic groups
  • Development of a robust pipeline

Open Faculty Positions

Director of Emergency General Surgery

The Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery is seeking a dynamic, experienced surgeon to be the Director of Emergency General Surgery in the Division of Acute Care Surgery. The candidate will be hired on a clinical track position. Applicants must be Board certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and surgical critical care. Requirements include demonstrated skills in emergency general surgery, trauma surgery, and surgical critical care. Candidate must demonstrate attributes and interest in carrying out the educational mission of the division.

The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan, founded in 1850, is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, education, and research. The hospital is an American College of Surgeons-verified Level 1 Trauma Center (adult and pediatric), and the state's only American Burn Association-verified Burn Center.

The Division of Acute Care Surgery provides comprehensive trauma, burn, emergency general surgery, and critical care services. The Division’s 12 faculty members provide care to nearly 5,000 patients and perform over 1,600 operations per year. They also direct the Surgical Intensive Care Unit as well as the Trauma-Burn Intensive Care Unit. The Division has major academic resources with a combined research portfolio of over $30 million over the past five years.

The Michigan Trauma Quality Improvement Program and the Michigan Acute Care Surgery Collaborative are both collaborative quality initiatives (CQI) sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. The University of Michigan Division of Acute Care Surgery serves as the coordinating center for both of these programs. CQI’s seek to improve patient care in a collaborative environment that relies on data collection, examination of care provided, feedback of results, and targeted interventions to standardize processes of care.

The academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials.

Please send your curriculum vitae to:

Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH

Lazar J. Greenfield Professor and Section Head, General Surgery

2920 Taubman Health Care Center

The University of Michigan Health System

1500 East Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5331

Email: dtelem@med.umich.edu

Adult Liver Transplantation Surgical Director

The Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation, is seeking candidates for the position of Surgical Director of Adult Liver Transplantation. This position is oriented towards clinical leadership and innovation in liver transplantation, and a clinical practice with a primary focus in liver transplantation. Expertise in hepatobiliary surgery and living donor liver transplantation is desired but not required. Candidates should be committed to clinical excellence, and dedicated to teaching, innovation, and research in clinical transplantation. Strongest consideration will be given to candidates who bring diverse perspective, background, and training to the position and our Section.

The liver transplant program at the University of Michigan was established in 1985 and is one of the oldest and largest in the country, having transplanted more than 2,600 recipients to date. The program has extensive experience in split liver transplantation, utilization of donors after cardiac death, and pediatric and adult living donor liver transplantation. Our group takes pride in our collaborative team approach and is dedicated to the training of our American Society of Transplant Surgeons abdominal transplant fellows. Participate in the education and mentorship of medical students and residents during the course of their clinical activities within the department.

Candidate must be board eligible or board certified in General Surgery and must have completed an ASTS approved transplant surgery fellowship. Candidate must hold or have the ability to obtain the appropriate medical licenses in the State of Michigan and Federal DEA registration. Candidates should have appropriate qualifications for consideration of the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

All inquiries should be directed to:

John C. Magee, M.D.

Professor and Head, Section of Transplantation

Department of Surgery

University of Michigan Health

1500 E. Medical Center Drive

F6689 University Hospital South

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5300

Email: stepnagy@umich.edu

Background Screening:

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Breast Surgical Oncologist to Direct Breast Care Center and Fellowship Program

We are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible breast surgical oncologist for a clinical track position in the Department of Surgery to serve as the Director of the Breast Care Center and Program Director of our SSO-accredited fellowship program. The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan, founded in 1850, is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, research and education. The University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center has a dedicated and busy breast surgery practice, encompassing all aspects of treatment for benign and malignant breast disease. Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing contemporary, high quality and compassionate medical care.

Applicants must be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery. Requirements include completion of a breast surgery or surgical oncology fellowship, a minimum of three years of experience in a breast surgical oncology practice, and a record of teaching and research experience. The academic rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials.

Please send your curriculum vitae to:

Dana A. Telem, M.D., M.P.H.

Lazar J. Greenfield Professor of Surgery

Section Head of General Surgery

Email: dtelem@med.umich.edu

Colon & Rectal Surgeon

The University of Michigan is seeking candidates for a full-time academic colon and rectal surgeon to join the Division of Colorectal Surgery. The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, education and research. The University of Michigan Department of Surgery has a dedicated and busy colon and rectal surgery practice, encompassing colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, anorectal surgery and the full range of colon and rectal surgery. Our group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate surgical care.

The position will involve clinical care within both U of M Health and the joint venture with St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital – a partnership between two award-winning health systems in southeast Michigan, with a goal of expanding access to services and bringing enhanced care options to the community.

Applicants must be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Requirements include completion of an ACGMEaccredited residency in Colon and Rectal Surgery, interest in an academic career, and a record of teaching and research experience. The academic rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials.

Please send your curriculum vitae to:

Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH

Lazar J. Greenfield Professor of Surgery and Section Head, General Surgery

2920 Taubman Health Care Center

The University of Michigan Health System

1500 East Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5331

Email: dtelem@med.umich.edu

Colorectal Surgery Division Chief

The University of Michigan is seeking candidates for the position of Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery. The Division has 5 board-certified colon and rectal surgeons and 2 Advanced Practice Providers engaged in a broad and busy practice including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, anorectal surgery and the full range of colon and rectal surgery. The faculty perform over 1200 operations per year, and have significant academic and scholarly pursuits, including externally funded research.

The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, education, and research. Our group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate surgical care.

Applicants must be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Requirements include completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in Colon and Rectal Surgery, and a track record of academic excellence, with experience in leadership positions involving resource management, mentorship and education. The academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials.

Please send your curriculum vitae to:

Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH

Lazar J. Greenfield Professor and Section Head, General Surgery

2920 Taubman Health Care Center

The University of Michigan Health System

1500 East Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5331

Email: dtelem@med.umich.edu

Minimally Invasive Surgery Division Chief

The University of Michigan is seeking candidates for the position of Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery. The Division has 8 minimally invasive surgeons engaged in a broad and busy practice including bariatric surgery, complex abdominal wall reconstruction, and benign disorders of the esophagus. The faculty perform over 1,500 operations per year across four Michigan Medicine sites, and have significant academic and scholarly pursuits, including externally funded research.

The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, education, and research. Our group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate surgical care.

Requirements include completion of a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship and a track record of academic excellence, with experience in leadership positions involving resource management, mentorship, and education. Expertise in abdominal core health procedures and treating benign disorders of the esophagus is preferred. The academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials.

Please send your curriculum vitae to:

Dana A. Telem, MD, MPH

Lazar J. Greenfield Professor and Section Head, General Surgery

2920 Taubman Health Care Center

The University of Michigan Health System

1500 East Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5331

Email: dtelem@med.umich.edu

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Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status, except as allowed by the need for bona fide occupational qualifications. Reasonable accommodation will also be provided to persons with disabilities, to disabled veterans, and to accommodate religious practice.