Assistant/Associate Professor (Geriatric/Total Joint Orthopaedics), NT
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

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0786-Orthopedic Surgery



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Position Summary

The successful candidate will provide care for general orthopaedic conditions with an emphasis on care for the geriatric population while working closely with residents and medical students in a clinical as well as research setting. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. This position is non-tenure eligible. The College of Medicine recognizes the value of diversity of people, thought, perspective and experience. As the sole allopathic medical college in the state of Arizona, the UA COM's mission includes the provision of its services and resources to all Arizona residents. The College's commitment to creating and supporting programs that enhance diversity of thought, background, ethnicity and perspective, and which attract a diverse faculty to serve diverse populations is evident in part through the following programs: the National Center of Excellence in Women's Health, the Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence, the Office of Outreach and Multicultural Affairs, the Native American Research and Training Center, and the award winning Telemedicine program. The department is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and life insurance; vacation, sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for employee and qualified family members; access to campus cultural and recreational activities; retirement, and more.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide general orthopaedic care, including joint replacement, primarily focused on the geriatric population. * Provide education to medical students and residents. * Develop and conduct a research program.
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Additional Minimum Qualifications

  • M.D. or D.O. degree. * Board Eligible or Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Commitment to teaching, research, and patient care. * Established expertise in working with diverse patient populations.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check

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