Colorectal Surgeon

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Nov 20, 2020
Dec 20, 2020
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Full Time
Position Type


Department of Surgery, Divisions General Surgery and Surgical Oncology
The University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine (SOM) Department of Surgery is seeking a board certified or board eligible colorectal surgeon to join the Department of Surgery. This position will be within the Division of General Surgery with a joint appointment in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Experience in minimally invasive procedures, including robotic,
is particularly desirable. This position is being recruited at the Open Rank level; salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The UNM Department of Surgery currently consists of fellowship-trained surgical oncologists and colorectal surgeons who provide multidisciplinary care of patients with a full spectrum of benign and malignant colorectal diseases. Surgeons in our group are actively engaged in undergraduate as well as graduate medical education, including residents in General Surgery and fellows in Complex General Surgical Oncology, Gynecology Oncology, and Urogynecology. The UNM Department of Surgery boasts a robust infrastructure of services and resources to help achieve academic goals, and leadership opportunities are available.

UNM serves a large, medically complex population and is a consultative resource for the State of New Mexico and the Four Corners region of the Southwest. Outpatient surgical services are provided through the UNM Hospital, UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center, and the UNM  Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC), the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius. The UNM Health Science Center (HSC) is the largest academic health complex in the state of New Mexico. Located on the University of New Mexico campus in beautiful Albuquerque, NM, the HSC combines its four mission areas - educations, research, patient care and community outreach - to provide New Mexicans with the highest level of health care.

New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment, the city of Albuquerque is a beautiful city with mountain to the east and a mesa to the west. It is ideal for outdoor activities and sports all year round including running, hiking, biking and skiing. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with excellent local cuisine, breathtaking sunsets, multiple cultural and historic sites, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountains.

This is a benefits eligible position. UNM 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.

Minimum Qualifications for Position:
 Medical Doctor or equivalent
 Board-certified/board-eligible Colorectal Surgery
 Board-certified/board-eligible in General Surgery through the American Board of

Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery or equivalent.
 Must be eligible for medical licensure in New Mexico
 Must be eligible for State of New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification and federal

DEA registration
 Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications for Position:
 Interest and proficiency in minimally invasive surgical techniques
 Interest and proficient in robotic surgery

Interested applicants must apply for this position via UNMJobs website, unmjobs. unm .edu/, req12595 please attach electronic copies of a current CV and letter of interest to the application.

This position will remain open until filled; however, for best consideration, applicants and application materials should be received by December 20, 2020.

For more information please contact Edward Auyang, Division Chief of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery at

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator. This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico state law. UNM's confidentiality policy ("Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment," UNM Board of Regents' Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about  public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at