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The Department of Surgery at East Carolina University is seeking a dynamic, academically oriented surgical oncologist, fellowship trained breast surgeon or colorectal surgeon to lead the division of surgical oncology at Vidant Medical Center and ECUs Brody School of Medicine.

The successful candidate will lead an active, collaborative clinical, teaching and research program consisting of 4 surgical oncologists, 1 colorectal surgeon (with ongoing recruitment for an additional colorectal surgeon), and 1 PhD translational scientist. The ideal candidate would have an established record of academic productivity in their defined area of expertise, a regional or national presence, leadership experience and/or training, and a broad knowledge and interest in all aspects of surgical oncology.

The division has a robust breast, hepatobiliary and colorectal surgery practice and is the only provider of surgical oncology subspecialty services for eastern North Carolina, an expansive geographic region consisting of 29 counties with a population of over 1.5 million people. Vidant Medical Center, a 909- bed tertiary care teaching facility serves as the primary teaching and clinical care venue for an integrated nine hospital hub and spoke system. It is now completing the construction of a $200 million 500,000 square foot freestanding cancer hospital which is on schedule to open in March of 2018. The hospital will contain a state of the art radiation oncology department including cyberknife, gamma-knife, MRIdian Linac and 96 beds, 48 of which will be designated for surgical oncology. The multidisciplinary cancer program is further supported by a robust division of medical oncology with identified disease site specialists in breast, GI, thoracic and GU oncology.

Competitive compensation, benefits and startup resources are available to expand the division and meet the growing needs of the region. Additional leadership opportunities exist for qualified individuals within the department, hospital and cancer service line.

Greenville, NC
Located in the heart of Eastern NC, Greenville (pop. over 90,000) is a family-oriented community that caters to outdoor enthusiasts and sportsmen. Greenville is 45 miles from I-95 and just over an hour from Raleigh, the Outer Banks, Oriental (the sailing capital of NC) and the Atlantic Ocean.
Home to East Carolina University, the third largest and fastest growing university in the state
Vibrant college community including over 35,000 students
ECUs nationally recognized arts, theater and music program offers entertainment opportunities for the entire family
Low cost of living, affordable housing and excellent school options
Desirable climate with mild winters and four seasons
Division I American Athletic Conference-football, basketball and baseball teams
Numerous shopping opportunities, including popular national chains and unique, locally-owned stores

For more information, email your CV to Amanda.Anderson@vidanthealth.com or call 252-847-9029.


Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties and 1.4 million people in eastern North Carolina. The system is anchored by Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC with 8 community hospitals. Vidant Medical Center is a tertiary referral center with over 900 beds. Vidant Health is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Whether your interested in academics and research, private practice or hospital-employed, Vidant Health has a wealth of opportunities for personal and career growth. Vidant Medical Group is a multi-specialty physician group sponsored by Vidant Health. Currently Vidant Medical Group employs over 400 providers including primary care and specialists. The group offers the infrastructure needed to manage a modern medical practice including processes for billing and collection, group contracting, electronic medical records and other technologies.