Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgeon

Location: Yale University, School of Medicine

The Department of Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine seeks two (2) academic bariatric/minimally invasive surgeons to join the Division of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery during the next 12 months. These faculty positions will be at the Assistant/Associate level depending on experience.

The First position will be to direct bariatric, minimally invasive and general surgery at Yale New Haven’s main campus. This position will also direct Yale Bariatrics’ foregut program and provide full continuum of foregut interventions including but not limited to Linx, Esophyx, Enterra, and POEM.

The second position will be to direct bariatric, minimally invasive and general surgery at one of our Yale New Health Network Hospitals.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, and scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine and institutional service- appropriate to the programmatic need the individuals are expected to fulfil. The candidates must be board eligible/certified in General Surgery and be fellowship trained in bariatric and/or minimally invasive surgery. Potential candidates will be able to perform complex bariatric and/or minimally invasive procedures. Candidates should have an outstanding academic record in research, clinical care and education.

The Candidate should have experience administratively, with excellent interpersonal skills for multidisciplinary communication, with exceptional leadership talent. Strong skills in program planning, development and quality assurance, educational and operational issues are essential. A strong history of basic, health services, quality and/or clinical research is desired. Yale University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Yale University welcomes nominations of and applicants from women and minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

Yale Medicine has a wide referral network of primary and specialty care physicians. We are seeking candidates with an academic orientation in clinical care and/or education. Candidates will have exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to make contributions to the field of Bariatric Surgery. In addition to program planning and development, candidates should also have a background in quality assurance, educational and operational issues.

New Haven is conveniently located between Boston and New York. It is a great place to live, work, do business and enjoy life. There are ample opportunities to live within 20 minutes on the coast or in surrounding villages with small town charm. The greater New Haven area offers some of the top public and private schools in the country.

All application materials should be submitted electronically to:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.


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