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Open Rank of Surgery, Division of General Surgery - req# 12605

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 5/6/2020
Job Reference #: 12605

Job Description

Open Rank of Surgery, Division of General Surgery

Posting Numberreq12605
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentSOM Surgery General (523C)
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 Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery is recruiting a Trauma, Acute Care Surgeon for Sandoval Reginald Medical Center. The University of New Mexico (UNM) Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is an affiliate of the UNM School of Medicine. It is located in Rio Rancho, a large community adjoining Albuquerque SRMC has 60 beds for adult care. It has 6 operating rooms in which over 3,000 operations are performed each year. It also has an Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy suites. It has a 12-bed ICU fully staffed with intensivists who cover 24-7. SRMC is in the process of becoming a Level 3 Trauma Center. The successful recruit will have a busy trauma, acute care and general surgery practice and will participate in emergency call that will include trauma coverage. This position is being recruited at open rank and open track.

Perhaps best known for the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and as the setting for AMC's hit show "Breaking Bad," Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a culturally rich and naturally beautiful metropolitan area. Sitting at the crossroads of New Mexico's major highways (Interstates 40 and 25). New Mexico is the home of two national laboratories, Sandia and Los Alamos, and Kirtland Air Force Base houses the Air Force Research Laboratory, Phillips site, and the Santa Fe Institute focuses on cutting edge research. Year-round good weather and easy access to the outdoors (the Sandia mountain wilderness is 20 minutes from UNM) make Albuquerque an incredible area for outdoor enthusiasts. New Mexico has a great diversity in landscapes and wildlife, containing six of the seven "Life Zones" on Earth. The Sandia Mountains, for example, contain arid, rocky areas, high alpine meadows (with lots of wildflowers in the spring and summers), and forests of aspen and oak.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical doctor or equivalent
  • Board certified/board eligible in Trauma Surgery
  • Eligible for licensure in New Mexico
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience after residency is preferred
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

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

For more information and to submit letters of reference, please contact M Timothy Nelson, M.D., Division Chief at

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 4/24/2020. 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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