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 is dedicated to recruiting and retaining the leaders and best. Through initiatives like the Michigan Promise, we are committed to providing resources and opportunities to help our faculty members achieve excellence in 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

Acute Care Surgeon

The Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery is seeking candidates for a clinical track faculty position in the Division of Acute Care Surgery. The ideal candidate finds significant meaning and reward through clinical and clinical teaching activities. Applicants must be certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and surgical critical care. Requirements include demonstrated skills in emergency surgery, trauma surgery and surgical critical care. Three or more years’ experience as an attending faculty member is 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 hospital is an American College of Surgeons-verified Level 1 (adult and pediatric) Trauma Center, and also the state's only American Burn Association-verified Burn Center. The Division of Acute Care Surgery’s 12 faculty manage trauma and burn patients, provide comprehensive emergency general surgery services, and direct the Surgical Intensive Care Unit as well as the Trauma-Burn Intensive Care Unit. All faculty also have access to substantial research resources with support for diverse academic interests.

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

Associate Professor and Interim Section Head, Section of General Surgery

2920B Taubman Center

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.

U-M EEO-AA Statement:

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

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.