The University of Michigan, Department of Surgery, Section of Thoracic Surgery is seeking an academic general thoracic surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join an established group of general thoracic surgeons. He/she/they will have the primary responsibility of developing a broad based clinical and academic practice in general thoracic surgery at Michigan Medicine. The faculty member will be expected to establish an independent research program with focus on health services research and to participate in medical education of learners including medical students, house officers and fellows.
The preferred candidate will have an MD/DO and will have completed an ACGME-accredited thoracic surgery residency with a concentration in general thoracic surgery. The candidate should be proficient in all such aspects of thoracic surgery, inclusive of care for patients with malignant and non-malignant diseases of the lungs, esophagus, pleura, diaphragm and mediastinum. Experience is desired in lung transplantation and its aspects of care, as well as with advanced airway and esophageal endoscopy. Expertise in both minimal access as well as open surgical techniques is required. The candidate must possess team-building, program development and mentorship abilities. Evidence of scholarly accomplishment (e.g. acquisition of independent external funding, first author publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals, presentations at scientific meetings, etc.) will be expected as well as demonstration of clinical and educational competence.
Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Section of Thoracic in the Department of Surgery is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status, except as allowed by the need for bona fide occupational qualifications. Reasonable accommodation will also be provided to persons with disabilities, to disabled veterans, and to accommodate religious practice.
To apply, please send CV and letter of interest to: Karen Klingensmith Department of Surgery, Section of Thoracic Surgery 2120 Taubman Center 1500 E. Medical Center Dr., SPC 5344 Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5344 firstname.lastname@example.org