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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor James Korndorffer

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Korndorffer, James
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Surg: General Surgery
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2026
Appointment Start Date: 
July 1, 2024
How to Submit Application Materials: 

The application window opens May 1st, 2023.
To apply, fill out the online application:
Deadline for receipt of materials for this opportunity is September 1st, 2023. Throughout the month of September, we will be inviting qualified applicants for a video interview shortly after review of appropriate applications. And if applicable, we may ask for in-person interviews.

Does this position pay above the required minimum?: 
No. The expected base pay for this position is the Stanford University required minimum for all postdoctoral scholars appointed through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. The FY24 minimum is $71,650.

One Position Open for a Current Surgical Resident Interested in Medical Education

American College of Surgeons
Accredited Education Institutes Fellowship in Simulation and Education in Surgery

We are recruiting for a Surgical Education Fellow to begin July 2024 at the Goodman Surgical Education Center (GSEC) in the Department of Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine. This is a funded, two-year position intended for a current surgical resident between the 2nd and 3rd or 3rd and 4th post-graduate year in an ACGME-accredited General Surgery program.
This is an American College of Surgeons – Education Institutes Accredited Fellowship in Simulation and Education in Surgery. The intent of the fellowship is to equip surgeons with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for leadership positions in undergraduate and graduate medical education.
This fellowship program has trained surgical residents in education for over ten years and has established a track record in mentoring education research arcs, outstanding teachers, and careers in surgical education.
The fellowship consists extensive opportunities in education research, formal training in grant writing, medical education, curriculum design and implementation, program evaluation, and simulation as a teaching method. Opportunities to be involved in the administrative side of sim center operations are offered, active involvement in teaching medical students on the surgical clerkship is expected. This fellowship will also fund an MHPE degree (restrictions may apply). 
For more information, the link to our website is:
If you have any questions regarding the application process or the program, please inquire with

Required Qualifications: 
  • Doctoral degree
Required Application Materials: 
  • A current CV
  • A letter of interest
  • Two letters of recommendation


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.