The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine is accepting applications for a full-time pediatric/congenital cardiac surgeon at the Associate Professor or Professor level, non-tenure-track, to join the Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at LeBonheur Children's Hospital.
Primary responsibilities for this position include pediatric cardiovascular surgery, surgery for adult congenital heart disease, application of ventricular assist devices, and pediatric cardiac transplantation.
Candidates should be certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and hold that Board's certificate in the subspecialty of Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
Applicants should be established pediatric cardiovascular surgeons with a minimum of five years' experience after completion of their pediatric cardiac surgery fellowship.
Extensive experience in all aspects of pediatric cardiovascular surgery, surgery for adult congenital heart disease, the pediatric application of ventricular assist devices, and pediatric cardiac transplantation is required.
Candidates that meet UNOS criteria to become a pediatric cardiac transplant Primary Surgeon are preferred.
Please submit a CV, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation with application submission.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
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Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Job Posting Jan 6, 2021, 2:48:28 PM
Internal Number: 2100000005
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