Research specialist in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Surgical Education

University of Arizona
Date Posted: February 25, 2020

The Department of Surgery, along with the Arizona Center for Endoscopic Surgery (ACES), welcomes applications for the position of Research Specialist in the Division of General Surgery, section of Minimally Invasive, Bariatric and Robotic surgery. The primary goal of this position is to participate in educational and clinical research. The candidate will train and gain experience in study design, statistical analyses, oral presentation, and manuscript writing. The candidate will benefit from faculty mentorship, statistical support and access to national and local databases. Qualifications: Eligible candidates must hold an MD/DO degree. Prior research experience in surgical education and outcomes is preferred. International medical graduates who are planning to pursue residency in the United States are encouraged to apply. This is a full-time paid position and is immediately available. Duties & Responsibilities Collect, analyze data, and conclude research projects in the field of surgical education, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) (i.e. robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, etc.), and foregut and metabolic surgery. Write reports, manuscripts, and grants in research studies related to minimally invasive surgery and surgical education. Contribute and participate in the authorship of research publications and presentations. Develop research projects in collaboration with other researchers in the College of Medicine. Participate in the surgical education of residents and medical students in the simulation lab. There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to this position.

How To Apply

Interested applicants please send an email/letter of interest along with a current CV to Melissa Carton at

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