Vascular Surgeon

Springfield, IL

SIU School of Medicine

VASCULAR SURGEON

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

 

The Division of Vascular Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is seeking a Board-Eligible or Board Certified Vascular Surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on experience and academic record, to join our academic vascular surgery division. The successful candidate will have a broad range of open and endovascular skills, an interest in teaching vascular surgery residents and medical students, and a commitment to an academic career path.  The Division practices at two 500 bed hospitals located 1 mile apart, with educational facilities, an outpatient clinic, and outpatient vascular laboratory on the same campus of one facility. There are also emerging opportunities for outreach into surrounding communities. Practice opportunities are diverse, spanning the full spectrum of vascular disorders and their diagnosis and management.  Operating endovascular suites are available to facilitate advanced endovascular procedures and ambulatory venous procedures are performed in our outpatient facility. The Division also directs an ICAVL inpatient and outpatient Vascular Ultrasound Lab. In addition, division faculty practice in hospital-based wound centers which provide ample opportunities for clinical activity in CLTI and diabetic foot disease.

SIU has a rich academic history in vascular surgery and long-standing commitment to surgical education. The Division of Vascular Surgery has an integrated vascular residency which has been accredited since 2011. There is a strong and supportive relationship with our primary hospital and a newly opened state-of-the-art facility for advanced simulation and education is available for teaching and research.   Research opportunities are also abundant. There is strong outcomes research collaboration between the university and our primary hospital, positioning us well for future healthcare changes and academic productivity. We have a strong collaboration with the SIU Center for Clinical Research, which provides expertise in clinical research and clinical trials, including statistics, database analysis and management for outcomes research. There are also facilities and collaborators for basic or translational research. The section of Vascular Surgery and Department of Surgery are fully committed to providing support for a candidate’s academic interests. Progressive leadership opportunities for programmatic development are available.

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is located in Springfield, Illinois, a historic Midwestern city of 120,000 that is the capitol of Illinois. The catchment area is 2 million people throughout central and southern Illinois.  It is an excellent place to live and raise a family, offering a variety of high quality public and private schools, a low cost of living, and ample cultural and recreational offerings.  It is conveniently located between St. Louis, Chicago and Indianapolis.

Applicants should also visit www.siumed.edu/hr to apply for SMS # 3084.  Position-specific questions may be directed to William Robinson, MD, Chief of Vascular Surgery, at 217-545-8856 or via email at wrobinson35@siumed.edu.  This position has been designated security-sensitive and employment is contingent upon the result of a criminal background investigation.  Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and provides equal employment and educational opportunities for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or marital status in accordance with local, state and federal law.  

Posted: 07/09/2021