Assistant Professor - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery - 496189



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Job Description:

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is searching for an Assistant Professor who is either board certified or board eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery with a focus in Hand and Upper Extremity. This Position will assist the department with patient care, clinical activities, and education. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery currently provides medical services to the community of NW Ohio and SE Michigan for all types of musculoskeletal conditions. The Department strongly focuses on collaboration on extensive medical research and education to acquire a greater understanding of the human skeletal system.

The mission of the Department is to enhance the effectiveness of surgical procedures and treatments from spinal injuries and disorders, sports medicine, hand and foot disorders, trauma/fixation, and more. The orthopaedic department at UToledo is one of the most published in the country. A team of highly skilled physicians, many of whom are known nationally, is complemented by a dedicated group of research faculty.


  • Provides direct patient care in orthopaedic surgery.
  • Instructs and mentors current medical students, residents, and fellows within the discipline of Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Participates in conferences, conducts, and develops research grants and proposals.
  • Adhere to departmental policies, procedures and objectives, ongoing quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws.
  • Participate in the teaching programs of the Department of Medicine, the College of Medicine, and the University.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD or equivalent required; successful completion of orthopedic surgery
  • Board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Orthopedics; focus in Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Current licensure in the State of Ohio required, prior to beginning the position.
  • Ability to successfully teach and mentor medical students, residents, and fellows. Experience collaborating with specialists to explore patient health conditions and diagnose health issues.
  • Experience working in a team of healthcare professionals and collaborating with them to ensure positive, effective patient experiences with our organization.


  • Retirement Benefits, including two pension plans
    • UTP has a pension plan with employer contribution.
    • UT Academic pension, through STRS or ARP
  • Eligibility for health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage through the University of Toledo
  • Paid time off, paid parental and maternity leave
  • UT provides a Tuition Fee Waiver Program for Employees and Dependents
  • Long Term and Short-Term Disability
  • UTP opts out of FICA, reducing the employee's payroll taxes

About Toledo, Ohio:

The city of Toledo is located in NW Ohio near the western point of Lake Erie and along the Maumee River. Being the 4th largest city in Ohio, Toledo continues to grow as it is home to over 200,000 residents. There is much to see and do as it is home to 19 large metro parks with over 120 miles to bike, walk, and hike along the trails. Downtown Toledo is the hub for entertainment, as you can visit the Toledo Museum of Art, the Toledo Zoo, and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra! The city also partakes in numerous sports activities, from minor league baseball, golfing clubs, and hockey, which can all be found within a few miles of each other.

Toledo continues to be one of the most affordable places to live in the region. There are many different living options, from lofts in downtown to comfortable suburbs and villas. Toledo holds many high-quality schools and universities open for parents and students.

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

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