Opportunity Details

Department of Surgery

General Surgery – Colon Rectal


Associate Professor

Associate Professor - Colon Rectal Surgery

The Section of Colon Rectal Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Barnes-Jewish Hospital is seeking applicants for a faculty position in Colon Rectal surgery.  Requirements are prior advanced C/R fellowship training and adequate case numbers for certification in bariatric surgery. Washington University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

The successful candidate will need to be board certified and have completed a general surgery residency program with proven leadership skills

All of the faculty in the Department of Surgery support the tripartite mission of clinical excellence, exceptional resident education and world class research.

 The successful candidate will:

  • Be a board certified/eligible general surgeon
  • Be fellowship trained in C/R surgery
  • Have demonstrated clinical excellence
  • Be recognized nationally for academic excellence in patient care, teaching and research and be acknowledged among his/her peers as a visionary thinker
  • Support and promote the concept of patient centered care within a multidisciplinary clinical environment, and an understanding of the current forces in medicine and work with the Departmental and Divisional leadership in strategic growth of the service
  • Have demonstrated clinical leadership experience for advancing outcomes in quality, performance management, growth in academic initiatives
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals to advance clinical programs, educational mission and research
  • Provide surgical leadership and mentorship of junior faculty, as well as fellows and residents in training
  • Promote and participate in research as necessary
  • Participate in and promote faculty opportunities for philanthropy to fulfill needed funding for various programs and services
  • Serve as a leader to promote the program through actively marketing the MIS/Bariatric practice with referring physicians, insurance carriers, and other organizations who are able to promote patient referrals


Carli Timmerman




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An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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