University of Utah Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon / DDOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon / DDOQ
Department 00880 - Surgery
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin ASAP
Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon
The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Utah is actively recruiting for Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon at the Associate/Full Professor level on the tenure-eligible track. Candidates will be BC/BE and successfully completed anACGME-approved Thoracic Surgery Residency as well as Subspecialty Certification in Congenital Cardiac Surgery. As Section Chief, the candidate will co-direct the Heart Center and work closely with medical colleagues and administration at Primary Children’s Hospital, the only free-standing Pediatric Heart Surgery program in the Intermountain West. The successful candidate will be expected to perform the entire spectrum of pediatric cardiac surgery including neonates, adult congenital, and transplantation. As a tenure track position, a demonstrable record and desire to pursue clinical, basic, and/or translational research is required. The position requires functioning as an Attending Surgeon at the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics and the Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. In addition, the applicant will be expected to participate actively in the teaching of Thoracic Surgery residents.
Interested applicants need to apply at:
For additional information contact:
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Utah Heather.Clark@hsc.utah.edu
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Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 05/26/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN01737F