Assistant Professor – Mohs Surgeon

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Job description

Position Type: Faculty

Requisition Number: F20180650

Title Descriptor: Assistant Professor – Mohs Surgeon

Banner Classification Title: Assistant Professor 12

Recruiting Range: Commensurate with experience.

Department: Dermatology – D207

Open Until Filled: No

Job Description

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, a Catholic, Jesuit Institution dedicated to education, research, service and healthcare, is seeking a fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon for a faculty position in the Department of Dermatology. The qualified candidate must be board certified in Dermatology. Rank and tenure will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position will support a mid-level career or recent fellowship graduate and will provide an immediate strong clinical practice, with opportunities for both clinical and translational research, within the Department and across the School of Medicine.

The Cutaneous Oncology program is currently supported by one full time Mohs Surgery Faculty and involves multidisciplinary approaches and strong collaborations with our colleagues in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Oculoplastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Surgical Oncology. We operate out at two sites, with 14 procedure rooms. We performed a total Mohs volume of 2100 cases for the 2017-2018 academic year. We also have a full cosmetic unit where the applicant could develop a cosmetic practice if they are so interested. Our melanoma program continues to expand and collaborates with Surgical Oncology, Medical Oncology and basic scientists. The department offers a one-year ACGME -accredited Mohs Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship. The Mohs Surgeon will work closely and be supported by our 4 full time dermatopathologists, a full time Dermatopathology laboratory, a 2 full time cosmetic dermatologist and several medical dermatologists. Our large, established clinical practice has enabled the department to attract multi-site trials in various phases of drug and treatment research in addition to faculty-designed clinical research. Our research division is supported by 2 full time research coordinators and 2 full time research fellows. We have a young, dynamic and growing Department, with effective and supportive Faculty mentorship and a strong institutional and community based referral network.

Saint Louis is a large metropolitan area with a broad selection of culture, arts, and education including a symphony, opera theatre, ballet company, art museum, and zoo. Home of the 2011 World Series Champions, there are many opportunities for the sports enthusiast as well. The region has affordable housing, excellent public and private schools, and is home to several major universities. Quality of life, professionally and personally is rich and most enjoyable.

We look forward to sharing further details of this exciting opportunity with you!

How to apply

All applications must be made online at: Req. ID: #F20180650 and must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Letters of nomination including curriculum vitae may be sent to:

Ramona Behshad, MD
Chair, Search Committee
Saint Louis University
Department of Dermatology
1402 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

Saint Louis University is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. It is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.