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Associate or Full Professor (Surgery)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
UHM School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
Queen’s University Tower
Date Posted:
January 28, 2013
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins March 01, 2013
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Multiple sources include appropriated & extram

Other Conditions:
  • Appropriated funds for initial 2 year appointment with subsequent partial external funding expected, tenure track, 11-month, renewable contingent on performance. To begin approximately September 2013. Position may serve as Chair of Surgery; however, appointment as Chair is dependent upon the Dean's approval and continuation is contingent upon satisfactory performance.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Serve as a clinical and academic resource: Deliver lectures or conferences/colloquia, problem-based learning (PBL), clinical skills, and laboratories in field(s) of expertise. Facilitate student/resident/fellow-centered learning, encourage student/resident/fellow professional growth, and demonstrate preparation and skill as a teacher.
  2. May serve in a leadership capacity within the department, faculty practice plan, and JABSOM, e.g. guide and/or support clinical quality improvement initiatives, curriculum development and faculty evaluations; serve as lead author for clinical services grant/contract proposals; oversee evaluation reports for clinical, academic and administrative services; and, align departmental vision and mission with that of JABSOM.
  3. Serve as a mentor for students, residents, fellows and faculty and promote a strong clinical faculty development program based upon M-series promotion goals.
  4. Participation in key University committees providing administrative and educational leadership.
  5. Supervise medical students, residents and fellows in clinical care.
  6. Oversee and contribute to the organization and administration of educational or training experiences for medical students, residents, or fellows.
  7. Participate in continuing medical education programs.
  8. Conduct and publish research in the areas affecting human health, patient care, or methods and techniques of medical education. Build a vigorous departmental research program with extramural funding.
  9. Work with affiliate organizations and specialized groups to advance to goals and mission of the department and JABSOM.
  10. Develop a multi-source revenue stream to provide financial underpinning for the department.
  11. Address responsibilities as outlined in the JABSOM Clinical Chair’s Roles & Responsibilities document, if appointed as Chair.
  12. Other scholarly duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  2. MD degree or equivalent medical degree from a medical school of recognized standing.
  3. Board certification in a surgical specialty of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
  4. Board re-certification when appropriate.
  5. Must have a current Hawaii medical license or be eligible to apply.
  6. Evidence of skill in tutoring and delivery of lectures and conference/colloquia, and expertise as a resource person.
  7. Evidence of research productivity is required. When primary activity has been in group research, evidence of independent responsibility for substantial and recognizable sections of the group’s work must be demonstrated.
  8. Evidence of scholarship productivity is required. When primary activity has been in clinical teaching, regular presentations of scholarly abstracts at local, regional, and/or national meetings, primary authorship of peer-reviewed medical case reports, or primary/co-authorship in peer-reviewed journals in medical education, clinical discipline, or academic administration should be demonstrated.
  9. Participation in research studies involving clinical trials, community- based research, or clinical services and/or intervention.
  10. Mentor for graduate students, medical students, residents, or fellows.
  11. Minimum of four (4) years at the rank of Assistant Professor or appointment at Associate Professor level at a comparable institution.
  13. In Addition to the Minimum Qualifications for Associate Professor: Four (4) years in the rank of Associate Professor or appointment at the Professor level at a comparable institution.
  14. Proven ability as a teacher, scholar, investigator, administrator, and/or clinician.
  15. Documented participation in the scholarly and academic and/or clinical affairs of the medical school, University, professional organizations, and/or hospitals.
  16. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and supervise academic activities and to undertake a variety of teaching, committee, administrative, and/or clinical assignments.
  17. Proven capacity for leadership in the professional and scholarly community.
  18. Recognition as an outstanding academician, scholar, or clinician with a national and/or international reputation is expected.
  19. Experienced mentor of junior faculty.
  20. Evidence of research or scholarly activity with regular publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  21. Demonstration of national recognition in a field of research or clinical specialty.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Evidence of successful competitive funding at the national level or extramural funding of clinical trials, clinical services, or educational training grants and/or contracts.
  2. Capable of leading a research/scholarship group, provide research/scholarship training for junior faculty and/or graduate students, and/or provide leadership in research studies involving clinical trials, community-based research, or clinical services and intervention.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, CV, names and contact information of 5 professional references and official transcripts (or original documentation from the institution confirming degree or copy of U.S. board certification or U.S. medical license). Copies of transcripts are accepted when used in lieu of current U.S. board certification or current U.S. medical license, however, if used for verification, original transcripts are required upon hire. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
  1. John A. Burns School of Medicine
  2. Attn: Giselle Borland
  3. 651 Ilalo Street, MEB 223
  4. Honolulu, HI 96813
  1. Dr. Satoru Izutsu; 808-692-0890;

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