Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncologist/Breast Surgeon - 493008



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Job Description:

The Department of Surgery at the University of Toledo is recruiting a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist for a surgical faculty position, with a focus on building the breast surgical oncology program. The ideal candidate will work with our established multidisciplinary group of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, diagnostic and interventional radiologists and will be invested at the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center at the University of Toledo Medical Center.

The ideal candidate will have a keen understanding of the latest surgical techniques in the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of patients with cancer and have a passion for meeting the needs of patients and their families during their cancer journey. The appointment track will be commensurate with experience at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, of Professor level through the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences. The successful candidate will be board-certified/board-eligible in Surgery and be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio.


  • Develop and implement individualized patient treatment plans, in collaboration with an established multidisciplinary cancer care team to accurately assess patient needs and goals and develop an individualized treatment plan that meets those needs.
  • Perform surgical procedures, including but not limited to, the scope of breast surgery, including preoperative and postoperative care.
  • Utilize and promote approved standards of care, procedures, methods, techniques, safety precautions, and study protocols.
  • Engagement in Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards and the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer committee at UTMC. Collaborate with the UTMC-DCC High Risk Clinic for surgical considerations for risk reduction for patients at high risk of developing cancer.
  • Participate in clinical research, standard operating procedures, and study-specific procedures.
  • Participate in the education, training, and mentoring of medical students, residents, and fellows.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) from an accredited medical school
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Current medical license or ability to obtain a valid and unrestricted medical license in the State of Ohio
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team setting.


  • 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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