Job Description

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Pediatric Surgery

Posting Numberreq12553
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeFlex Track
Hiring DepartmentOrthopaedics Pediatric (497C)
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 Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine is actively seeking a full-time Assistant Professor specializing in orthopaedic pediatric surgery. The successful candidate will join other faculty in the Division of Pediatrics. This position is in a busy clinical setting and includes Orthopaedic resident education and supervision, scholarly activity, and call at a Level 1 trauma center.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in teaching, clinical care and proven scholarly achievement. The right candidate will find the work extremely rewarding in a beautiful place to live. Ability to work in the USA is a must. The position may be subject to criminal record screening in accordance with the New Mexico statues.

One of the goals of the Department of Orthopaedics is for us to create opportunities that increase the likelihood that students will choose UNM Residencies and that residents will choose to practice in New Mexico.The Department wants to support residents to practice in New Mexico and support fellows to work in New Mexico.

The UNM Division ofOrthopaedics - Pediatrics is located in the culturally diverse city ofAlbuquerque, which lies in the high desert ecosystem of central New Mexico. Thecity straddles the Rio Grande River and is bordered by the Sandia Mountains onthe East and a string of five inactive volcanoes on the West. A number of NativeAmerican Reservations and Pueblos exist in or near the city. Besides beingrenowned for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, numerous hiking andbiking trails are within easy access, and river rafting and skiing are justaround the corner. Although NM experiences 4 seasons, outdoor leisureactivities are possible all year round due to typically favorable weatherconditions.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.D.
  • Board certified or eligible.
  • Completed residency in orthopaedic surgery.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery in an accredited program.
  • Experience in teaching.
  • Experience in Clinical care.
  • Proven scholarly achievement.
Application InstructionsA complete application includes cover letter, current C.V. and (3) letters of recommendation. Please ensure that the qualifications listed above can be clearly gleaned from your C.V.,cover letter and/or letters of recommendation
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 4/17/2019. 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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