The University of Virginia Department of Surgery and Division of Cardiovascular Surgery are seeking applications for a tenure-eligible, full time faculty, cardiac surgeon at the Assistant Professor level. Qualified candidates must be a MD or equivalent, board certified or board eligible in Thoracic Surgery, and have completed training in a U.S. fellowship. Clinically, candidates must be competent in a broad array of cardiac surgery including TAVR/ MitraClip, coronary surgery, valve surgery, aortic surgery, and heart failure surgery (LVADs/ transplants).
Candidates should also have an interest in sub-specialization in transcatheter valvular procedures including TAVR and MitraClip procedures. Candidates who have completed additional focused training in catheter based techniques (TAVR, MitraClip) are strongly preferred. In addition to their clinical interests, the successful candidate will also need to have a focused interest in translational or clinical research demonstrated by a strong track record, as well as an interest in teaching our Thoracic residents.
The University of Virginia Health System is a State, Level I Trauma Center and has ACGME accredited General Surgery, Thoracic and Integrated Thoracic Residency programs. UVA is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's capital.
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Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.