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Assistant/Associate Professor in Vascular Surgery

Stanford University School of Medicine - Department of Surgery
Stanford, California
Closing date
Aug 13, 2024

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Surgery, Surgery, Vascular
Full Time
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The Division of Vascular Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University seeks two full-time vascular surgeons to join the Division as Assistant or Associate Professor in the University Medical Line (UML). We are particularly interested in candidates who have the potential for a strong clinical vascular surgery focus, as well as prioritizing a research-based career, with the goal of obtaining independent national level funding in a vascular surgery field. Possible practice building and clinical growth opportunities would be at our nearby Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Palo Alto, CA, with the ability to ascend into a section chief leadership role with appropriate prior experience. Possibilities for research interests include but are not limited to translational bench research, clinical trial development, outcomes and health services/policy research, educational research, biodesign and engineering research, or artificial intelligence and big data research. Prior experience and written scholarship within their intended research interest would be expected, even if in the preliminary phase.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

The successful applicants should have an MD or MD/ PhD with board certification/ eligibility in Vascular Surgery. Demonstrated expertise in clinical and translational vascular research is expected, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaborations. A strong interest in clinical program building via expansion of hospital outreach, as well as local leadership with mentoring of other faculty and trainees would be ideal for this candidate. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The activities of the Division/Department are diverse and include collaborations with Vascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute members, bioengineering departments, and our clinical practice locations at Stanford Health Care, VA Palo Alto, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. We believe this broad range of partners offers unique opportunities for the successful candidate to explore their clinical, research and leadership endeavors.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

The Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

Applicants must submit a CV, Cover Letter or Letter of Interest, and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without prior consent) to:

For general inquiries, please email Danica Sanchez at

The expected base pay range for these positions are:

Rank: Assistant Professor $387,000 - $423,000

Rank: Associate Professor $460,000 - $496,000 

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It does not include all components of the School of Medicine’s faculty compensation program or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.


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