General and Colorectal Surgery with Protected Research Time

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submit your CV directly:
Charlie Smith
Senior Physician Recruiter
phone: (463) 230-1034

IU Health Physicians
Location:
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Position Code:
59053
Preferred Specialty:
Surgery, Colon and Rectal
Surgery, General

Indiana University School of Medicine Division of General Surgery and Indiana University Health Physicians are actively recruiting a full-time colorectal surgeon-scientist with proven research experience to join the faculty at the assistant or associate professor level.   In this role you will have the opportunity to work with a collaborative group of surgeons and APPs providing exceptional colorectal and general surgery care within the Indianapolis area. Opportunities for leadership development and advancement exist within the Division and the organization as a whole.

You should expect to dedicate a significant amount of time to research activities with protected time and the goal of achieving extramural funding. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to become part of our Surgical Outcomes & Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC), a collaborative health services, outcomes, health policy and quality and safety improvement research enterprise. SOQIC is focused on measuring and improving health care quality locally, regionally, and nationally.

Clinical teaching is the mainstay of educational duties with opportunities to interact with medical students, surgical residents, and fellows in the office, inpatient, and OR settings.  In addition, there are nonclinical didactic and simulation-based teaching opportunities including several colorectal specific Department of Surgery Skills Lab sessions.

As part of the Indiana University School of Medicine Division of General Surgery and Indiana University Health Physicians, you will receive a competitive salary and academic rank commensurate with your experience. 

Qualifications:

  • MD/DO or equivalent education 
  • American Board of Surgery board eligible/board certified surgeon
  • Completion of Colorectal Fellowship
  • Established research portfolio
  • Able to obtain IN licensure

Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 17th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure.  Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:

  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, concerts and memorials
  • Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 list of the best places to live in the United States
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" eleven consecutive years
  • Ranked by Niche in 2023 as one of the most diverse counties in America, as well as one of the best cities to live in and buy a house in the country
  • Lively nightlife, local wineries, retail, and cuisine with local flavors
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
  • Eagle Creek and the suburbs of Westfield and Fishers have been named to Money Magazine's list of the Best Places to Live in America
  • Collegiate and professional sports, golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar), Indy Eleven (NASL), NCAA and USTA Midwest
  • Nation's largest half marathon (OneAmerica Mini-Marathon) and national biking awards
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, and Cincinnati

Client Description

Rewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.

IU Health Physicians group, which employs over 2,200 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state (including 16 hospitals), is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of the IUSM and brings together IUSM faculty physicians, IU Health affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. 

A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine provides patients with the most innovative treatments and latest technologies offering more treatment options than anywhere in the state. IU School of Medicine also creates unique research and teaching opportunities vital to medical advancement.

At IU Health, we are committed to advancing a culture where all people can come together while we work to equitably improve the health of all Hoosiers. Working together, our health system fosters an environment in which differences are respected and valued. With a bold approach to diversity and inclusion, we are the place where many voices and perspectives come together to improve the health of our communities today and in the future.

About IU Health Physicians:

  • Comprehensive primary and specialty physician network, which provides access to extensive clinical expertise
  • Physician-led and physician-managed practice group which is dedicated to high-quality, patient-focused care comprised of more than 25 physician practice groups
  • Over 2,200 board certified and board-eligible physicians, over 650 advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state
  • National leader in quality, through maintaining the highest clinical standards and commitment to rigorous quality initiatives

Indiana University Health National Recognition

  • Ranked #1 in Indiana by U.S. News & World Report
  • Riley Hospital for Children is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children’s hospital in Indiana
  • Preferred by consumers and referring physicians as the best health system overall in Indiana
  • One of the largest employers in Indiana with over 38,000 team members, and named one of the Best Employers by State by Forbes in 2022

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.