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Associate Professor/Professor Chief of Acute Care Surgery

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Burlington, Vermont
Closing date
Jul 10, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type
The Department of Surgery at the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Medical Center is excited to announce a search for a Chief of Acute Care Surgery. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the care of trauma, emergency general surgical, and critically ill surgical patients. They will help train the next generation of general surgery residents and pursue their research interests. Experience in clinical leadership is preferred. Only candidates at the Associate Professor or Professor level in the clinical scholar pathway will be considered for this prestigious position.

All applicants must be board certified in General Surgery with additional certification in Surgical Critical Care. Successful candidates must be eligible for licensure in the State of Vermont, eligible to work in the United States, and have a career interest in the administrative, teaching, clinical, and research activities of an academic division of Trauma/Acute Care Surgery. This is a full-time (with protected time for Division Chief responsibilities), 12-month, salaried positions with attending staff privileges at the University of Vermont Health Network.

Located in Burlington, the University of Vermont Medical Center serves as Vermont’s only tertiary care academic medical center and provides care to patients from Vermont and Northern NY. Burlington is a vibrant community located on the shores of Lake Champlain between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. With year-round recreational opportunities, safe communities and excellent schools, this progressive community has been frequently cited as one of the most livable cities in the U.S. While offering the tranquility of more rural living, Vermont offers accessibility to major cities like Montreal, Canada and Boston, Massachusetts.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/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 category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Interested individuals should apply online at (position number 00027105). Applicants should include:
  • A curriculum vitae (CV).
  • A cover letter which includes your academic and clinical experience, approach, and interests.
  • Contact information for three professional references. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted.
Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Gary An c/o Kristin Allard at

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