Associate/Professor Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery Division Director

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Surgery is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff.


A full time Division Chief faculty position is available in the Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. 


Responsibilities in this position include duties as division chief at the associate or full professor level. Advance your career at a center with a Colon and Rectal Surgery practice in a well-respected, accredited residency training program. Our practice is broad in scope and part of a tertiary care center serving adult and pediatric populations. The Colorectal Surgery group sees patients with benign and malignant colorectal conditions, inflammatory bowel disease and anorectal diseases. Affiliations include the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, both Level I trauma centers, and the Cincinnati Veteran’s Medical Center. We seek a candidate with a strong vision to promote divisional growth while upholding our tradition of excellence. UC Health is one of the largest healthcare employers in the Greater Cincinnati area. We have a long-standing reputation of providing outstanding medical and graduate education, conducting cutting-edge biomedical research, providing innovative and compassionate patient care, and improving the health of the communities we serve.

Essential Functions

Duties will include responsibilities in a leadership position as division chief, as well as clinical, research and teaching activities for our students and residents.

Minimum Requirements

  • Medical Degree (MD) or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine (DO).
  • Eligible for licensure by the Ohio Medical Board.
  • Completion of fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • Certification by the American Board of Surgery.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • The ideal candidate demonstrates effective leadership and administrative skills and brings experience in resident education and research. Strong interpersonal skills are crucial to nurture and expand upon existing collaborations both within and beyond the rich UC Health network.
  • Candidates should be committed to education of surgeons and students and demonstrate a commitment to an academic career through research, teaching, and education.

Application Information

Please submit online application with a letter of intent, CV and the names of three professional reference. For additional inquiries, please contact Julie Valente at or 513-558-7556.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


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REQ: 96082


Associate/Professor Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery Division Director

Date:  Jun 11, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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