The University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Las Vegas, Nevada, is seeking candidates at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level to provide clinical services as a Generalist OB-GYN. This is a 12-month faculty (non-tenure track) position in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This role involves outpatient and consultative care at the UNLV School of Medicine OBGYN Outpatient Centers, located in Las Vegas Nevada. The successful candidate will participate in medical student, resident education and supervision and have an interest in scholarly activities. Advanced laparoscopic/robotic skills are preferred. Proven abilities in the areas of medical student and resident education, clinical research, health outcomes or education outcomes research is desirable. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and rank.
About the School of Medicine
The UNLV School of Medicine is creating a world-class center for medical education, patient care, and research that prepares Nevada's physicians with the most innovative and technologically advanced forms of medical training while serving the health care needs of a diverse population through community partnerships. Our main objective is to attract, educate, and retain doctors committed to practicing in Las Vegas, Nevada. UNLV School of Medicine will be the first public allopathic medical school in Las Vegas, Nevada. The medical school was officially established Aug. 22, 2014. In 2015, Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada legislature approved more than $27 million in startup funds to help the school meet its deadline of welcoming its charter class of 60 students in summer of 2017. The medical school is on track to meet this goal. Last year, it raised funds to cover full, four-year scholarships for its entire charter class of 60 students, plus 25 each for the next three entering class.
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The term diversity refers to the variety of individual and group social differences that arise from distinctions in culture and circumstance. Such differences include race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, values, gender, sexual orientation, country of origin, ability, intellectual traditions and perspectives as well as political, religious, and other affiliations to achieve excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, and administrative and support services. The term inclusion describes embracing diversity. "UNLV School of Medicine strives to instill in all members of the community an appreciation of the true power inclusion and diversity affords toward reaching its teaching, research, scholarship and community outreach goals."
The successful candidate is expected to have an M.D. degree, D.O. or equivalent and completion of ACGME accredited residency program. Candidate must be board certified or board eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology, prior to employment commencing. If board eligible, certification must be completed within the first two years of employment. Candidates must be eligible for a Nevada medical license, malpractice coverage and meet credentialing requirements and must be able to obtain admitting privileges at applicable hospitals and/or clinics. Finalist must possess and maintain a State Board of Pharmacy license and DEA license and may be subject to a background check.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Petar Planinic, Interim Chair of OBGYN, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504.