Assistant/Associate/Professor-General Surgery and Director, Academic Programs


University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Date Posted: February 7, 2022

The Department of Surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is seeking a board-certified Surgeon with at least three years of outstanding clinical, academic, teaching and administrative experience to serve as Program Director of the General Surgery Training Program. General surgeons with sub-specialty experience are encouraged to apply. The primary responsibility of this position, which will include 30% administrative, non-clinical time, is to lead all activities of this well-established residency consisting of 20 general surgery residents, graduating 4 residents per year. The identified candidate will spend their remaining effort building a clinical practice with our teaching hospitals OSF Healthcare Saint Francis Medical Center and UnityPoint Health Methodist. Residents are trained in advanced technologies including intensive robotics and laparoscopic training, specialty and sub-specialty training, and a Surgical Skills Lab curriculum provided at the American College of Surgeons accredited Jump Simulation and Education Center. Competitive base salary plus incentives, generous vacation pay and sick time, loan repayment options, paid occurrence-based malpractice, CME and association and membership dues, health, life, and dental insurance, retirement plan and paid relocation. Peoria is a mid-sized city nestled in the Illinois River Valley that provides opportunities for a variety of lifestyles. Live in the City of Peoria, with its urban amenities and hustle. Or choose suburb small town or rural life with a laid-back community vibe and community schools. Whatever you choose. Peoria features: high quality life with a lower cost of living, three hours or less from Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, easy commutes everywhere and plenty of direct destinations available through the General Wayne Downing Peoria International Airport. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment.

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