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 education, 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

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

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

Endocrine Surgeon

The Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery is seeking candidates for a clinical track faculty position in the Division of Endocrine Surgery. Applicants must be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery. Requirements include demonstrated skills in thyroid surgery, parathyroid surgery and adrenal surgery. Formal fellowship training in Endocrine Surgery and four or more years’ experience as an attending faculty member are preferred.

The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan, founded in 1850, is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, education and research. The Division of Endocrine Surgery, founded in 1979 by Dr. Norman W. Thompson, was the first in the nation. The successful applicant will join 3 other dedicated Endocrine Surgery faculty and participate in the training of an Endocrine Surgery fellow each year. Outstanding teaching skills for surgical residents and medical students are necessary. The Division also supports a Multidisciplinary Endocrine Oncology program and demonstrated skills in clinical and research collaboration are preferred. A track record of excellence in research and extramural funding is also preferred.

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

Please send your curriculum vitae to:

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

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

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon

We are seeking a board-certified or board-eligible hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) surgeon for a clinical track faculty position at the University of Michigan. The Division of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery is a collegial, dynamic group offering state-of-the art care for patients with malignant and benign HPB conditions. The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan, founded in 1850, is internationally recognized for excellence in patient care and education. Our Department works in close concert with the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center, a NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is widely acclaimed s a leader in clinical cancer care and research.

This recruitment is for a surgeon with a clinical interest and experience in HPB surgery, including minimally invasive approaches. Depending on candidate interest, the practice may also encompass other aspects of complex gastrointestinal and oncologic surgery. Requirements include completion of fellowship training (complex general surgical oncology, HPB surgery, transplant surgery, or equivalent) and interest in teaching residents and medical students. Although the primary focus of the candidate’s role will be clinical, other interests such as research, education, and quality improvement can be accommodated. An appropriate leadership role can accompany the appointment depending on candidate interest and qualifications.

The candidate will join the Department of Surgery at an academic rank commensurate with the applicant’s credentials.

If you are interested in joining us, 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

Thoracic Surgeon

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

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.