Division Chief, Cardiac Surgery, Northwestern Medicine

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Chicago, Illinois
Mar 15, 2021
Apr 15, 2021

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Division Chief, Cardiac Surgery, Northwestern Medicine

The Department of Surgery at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time tenure track Investigator at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. This position will serve as Chief of its Division of Cardiac Surgery, and will also play a key leadership role within Northwestern Medicine’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute (BCVI).  Successful candidates should have a proven track record of leadership in clinical cardiac surgery.

Clinical responsibilities cover the entire gamut of adult cardiac surgery and include covering the cardiac surgery inpatient service with other members of the Division of Cardiac Surgery, performing consult and surgical services, and conducting outpatient clinics.  Teaching responsibilities will include involvement in student, resident, and fellow education.  The successful candidate should have a proven track record in securing extramural funding to support academic endeavors, which may be in the basic, translational, clinical trial or health services outcomes research.

Qualified candidates will be cardiac surgeons who have their MD, are board certified in Thoracic Surgery, and have at least eight years post-fellowship experience as an attending cardiac surgeon, are eligible for licensure in the State of Illinois, and are eligible to work in the United States.

The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.

When applying, please upload a CV and cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position.

Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:

  • Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
  • Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
  • All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the “Submit” button.
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Applications accepted here: https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/MTA0NA==

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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