Job Description

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in Neurological Spine

Posting Numberreq4375
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentSOM Neurosurgery (523D)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico 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. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico’s School of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery in Albuquerque seeks an individual to join an academic practice in the sub-specialty of spine surgery. The position will involve clinical care, resident teaching and research at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in an active neurological service, provide resident and medical student education as well as local, regional and national education programs. Preferred candidate will have either completed a spine fellowship and/or have an extensive clinical experience in modern approaches to spine surgery. Experience with resident education and demonstrated expertise in technology development for spine and/or spinal cord related research are desired. Successful candidate will be working with broadly diverse student and community populations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD or equivalent degree in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified or board eligible
  • Academic teaching experience
  • Spine fellowship and/or extensive clinical experience in modern approaches to spine surgery

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in obtaining and managing funded research grants
  • Experience in resident education
  • Two or more years of independent spine practice
  • Expertise in technology development and spine and/or spinal cord research
  • History of publications in peer reviewed journals
Application InstructionsApplicant: A completed application must include a letter of interest addressing each minimum and preferred qualification and relating personal qualifications to the responsibilities of the position; CV or resume; and the names, address, and telephone numbers of two references.
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 4/25/2018. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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