The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Urology Department is seeking a fellowship trained Female Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Surgery Specialist to join a growing specialized academic department with a new outpatient urology clinic and surgery center dedicated to urology. The Department of Urology is rapidly growing with recent additions of experienced and new faculty including a fellowship trained endourologist, urologic oncologist and male reconstruction.
Department and institution funds available for research. A new surgery center including a dedicated urology outpatient facility and three (3) da Vinci Xi robotic platforms with dual consoles is opening in the Spring of 2023, providing a significant increase in OR capacity and available OR time. Faculty will have dedicated APP and support staff, including a medical scribe.
- Clinical education of medical students and residents
- Outpatient practice in the beautiful Winthrop Rockefeller Cancer Institute
- Busy, diverse surgical service with 3 robotic platforms
- Research that results in peer-reviewed publications and presentations at regional and national meetings
Opportunities for leadership and leadership growth with institutional support based on experience, qualifications and desire. Salary and benefit package is competitive and academic rank is commensurate with training and experience.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the state’s only academic health sciences center, comprised of five health professions colleges (Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions, and Public Health), a graduate school, six institutes, eight Regional Centers (six of which include family medicine practices and residency programs), and a comprehensive Medical Center. Its College of Medicine has held a unique and vital role in Arkansas for more than 130 years. UAMS is the largest public employer in the state of Arkansas, with more than 11,000 employees. UAMS and its clinical affiliates, Arkansas Children’s and the VA Medical Center, are an economic engine for the state with an annual economic impact of $3.92 billion. Centrally located within the state, UAMS’s Little Rock campus is a tertiary referral center and the only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center for Arkansas.
In 2019, UAMS completed a 10-year strategic planning process resulting in Vision 2029. This document can be found at UAMS Vision 2029. Included in this plan was the organization of all of UAMS’ clinical assets into a single entity termed UAMS Health. Get more information about UAMS Health.
The College of Medicine
The UAMS College of Medicine has educated and trained more than 10,600 physicians since 1879, preparing physicians and scientists to transform health in Arkansas and make their mark around the world.
The college is nationally recognized for providing quality education in primary care, graduating a high proportion of physicians who practice primary care, and for generating much-needed doctors for rural Arkansas. UAMS is ranked 36th for Primary Care in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools list. The college administers 65 ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship programs and is working with hospitals across Arkansas as they establish and maintain residency programs to help build the state’s physician workforce.
Faculty physicians provide highly specialized care at UAMS’ main and regional campuses and clinics, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Arkansas Children’s Northwest, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Faculty researchers are recognized for excellence in many areas including cancer, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, infectious disease, mental health illnesses and biomedical informatics.
Little Rock, Arkansas
Where the Ouachita Mountains meet the Delta, you find the Arkansas River and the capital city of The Natural State, Little Rock. With a population of approximately 200,000, Little Rock is large enough to be culturally diverse and small enough to encourage a feeling of community among its citizens. Little Rock is full of modern innovation tempered by rich history. The city possesses breathtaking natural beauty thanks to its mountains, river valleys and miles of untouched woods. The landscape is ideal for hiking, biking, sailing, camping and more.
The ideal candidate will have the following professional qualifications and personal characteristics:
- M.D., D.O., or equivalent terminal degree
- License to practice medicine or eligible for licensure with the Arkansas State Medical Board (ASMB)
- Completion of accredited FPMRS Fellowship Program
- Board Eligible or Board Certified
Application Process and Requirements
To assure full consideration, applications must include:
- a curriculum vitae
- Letter of intent
The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Nominations can be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Timothy Langford via email at TLangford@uams.edu.
Inquiries can be sent to Shaun McWeeney via e-mail at email@example.com.
This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at 501-686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority. For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept. UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.