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Board-Certified or Board-Eligible Urologic Surgeon/UNM School of Medicine

University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Department of Surgery, Division of Urology

The University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine (SOM) Department of Surgery is seeking a board certified or board eligible urologic surgeon with expertise in endo-urology/stone disease to join the Department of Surgery. This position will be within the Division of Urology. Experience in endoscopic stone management and minimally invasive surgical techniques is desirable preferably having completed an endourology fellowship. This position is being recruited at an open rank, and open track; salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The UNM Division of Urology currently consists of fellowship-trained and specialized urologists within the fields of oncology, pediatrics, reconstruction, robotics, endourology and renal transplantation. Surgeons within the division provide full urologic care to a variety of benign and malignant conditions. This position would work closely with the residency program. The UNM Division of Urology and Department of Surgery boast a robust infrastructure of services and resources to help achieve academic goals, and leadership opportunities are available.

UNM serves a large, medically complex population and is a consultative resource for the State of New Mexico and the Four Corners region of the Southwest United States. Outpatient surgical services are provided through the UNM Hospital, UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center, and the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC), the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius. The UNM Health Science Center (HSC) is the largest academic health complex in the state of New Mexico and is the only Level 1 trauma center. It is the state’s only site for urologic residency training. Located on the University of New Mexico campus in beautiful Albuquerque, NM, the HSC combines its four mission areas - educations, research, patient care and community outreach - to provide New Mexicans with the highest level of health care. New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment, the city of Albuquerque is a beautiful city with mountain to the east and a mesa to the west. It is ideal for outdoor activities and sports all year round including running, hiking, biking and skiing. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with excellent local cuisine, breathtaking sunsets, multiple cultural and historic sites, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountains.

This is a benefits eligible position. UNM provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs.

Minimum Qualifications for Position:

 Medical Doctor or equivalent

 Board-certified/board-eligible In Urology through the American Board of Urology

 Must be eligible for medical licensure in New Mexico

 Must be eligible for State of New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification and federal DEA registration

 Must be eligible to work in the U.S. 

Preferred Qualifications for Position:

 Expertise in endourology, preferably fellowship trained

 Interest and proficiency in management of complex stone disease, with endoscopic techniques

 Interest and proficiency in minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robotic surgery

 Assistant Professor or Associate Professor Rank. Appointment as Associate Professor will require that the candidate’s credentials meet criteria for rank established by University of New Mexico School of Medicine. 

Please attach electronic copies of a current CV and letter of interest to the application.

This position will remain open until filled. For more information please contact Dr. Maxx Gallegos, maxgallegos@salud.unm.edu. 

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator. This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico state law. UNM's confidentiality policy ("Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment," UNM Board of Regents' Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm


Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-08-16

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Board-Certified or Board-Eligible Urologic Surgeon/UNM School of Medicine

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