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Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS)

LSU Health New Orleans, Department of Surgery
Shreveport, Louisiana
Closing date
May 1, 2022

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LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport is accepting applications for a Department Chair, a full-time faculty member in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS). We seek exceptional candidates with expertise in acute maxillofacial surgery, incomparable scholarly vocation, and fervor for resident, fellow, and student education. The selected incumbent will serve as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, reporting to the Dean of the Medical School. He/She will implement and over-see programs of excellence in teaching, research and service.

The Chair will direct all aspects of recruitment and professional development for Oral and Maxillofacial faculty and staff. The incumbent will administer all fiscal matters, ensuring that all allocated funds and resources are utilized to the best interest of the Medical School and for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department. The selected candidate will serve as spokesperson to the Dean in matters of the Oral and Maxillofacial faculty concerns and development as well as working with the Oral and Maxillofacial faculty to provide courses to students.

The candidate must have an MD, DDS or, DMD degree and be eligible for board certification or be board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The candidate must possess or be able to obtain an appropriate license for clinical practice in the state of Louisiana.

Primary responsibilities include a dedication to patient care, fostering clinical instruction of residents and fellows, scholarly ingenuities, and service. This position is both clinical and academic. The candidate is enthusiastic about developing and fostering clinical practices in addition to conducting clinical and basic science research. Qualified candidates are encouraged to email their letter of interest and current CV to Carolyn Winner,

LSUHSC – Shreveport is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. LSUHSC-S has a strong commitment to principles of diversity, and in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in medical education.

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