A terrific academic program in the Southwest is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible spine-focused neurosurgeon with an interest in spine to join a growing academic practice. Faculty appointments on tenure and non-tenure academic tracks are available for advancement. Research and educational opportunities abound and are actively promoted.
All surgeries and call responsibilities are based at the flagship hospital with opportunities also possible at the affiliated VA facility. The facility is comprised of a 479 bed hospital as well as several outpatient centers. The hospital is consistently ranked among the United States' best hospitals, according to U.S. News and World Report's annual guide to "America's Best Hospitals." Relocation assistance is available.
The medical center is the only Level 1 trauma center and relies on the Department of Neurosurgery for cranial and the majority of spinal care in trauma patients.
Approximately 70% of time will be spent on clinical duties, 20% teaching and 10% on research.
This is a growing metropolitan area with a population of more than a million. The region is a world-class destination with many resorts and resources associated with larger cities. Boasting an average 350 sunny days a year, the city’s climate is ideal for year-round outdoor recreation.
Outstanding benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to recreation and cultural activities; and more!
Research support available