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Associate Professor

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Candidates should send a letter of interest, current CV, case log including outcomes and a statement of research activities, and names of 3 references to: James D. Luketich, MD, Chief, HLESI, c/o Ivett Shah, Executive Administrator, Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute (HLESI), UPMC Presbyterian, Suite C-800, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Associate Professor
Department Name 35370-Med-Cardiothoracic Surgery
Position Number 0128993
Position Details

The section of Cardiac Surgery within UPMC’s Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute seeks an academic cardiothoracic surgeon at the Associate level (minimum 5 years clinical experience) to serve as Head, Section of Cardiac Surgery Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC). Faculty appointment will be granted based on Academic accomplishments. The successful candidate will be expected to lead the program at the VAMC educationally, clinically, and in research. In addition, an appointment at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital would be anticipated. Administrative responsibilities will include oversight of the cardiac program at the VA including fellows and staff rotations. The Ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: Minimum 5 year academic attending position; Demonstration of excellent clinic outcomes; Demonstration of productivity in scientific investigation and laboratory experience in both clinical and basic research; Demonstration of effectiveness as a teacher of medical students and residents; Pennsylvania medical license; Preference will be given candidates with membership in STS and/or AATS.

Application Process

Candidates should send a letter of interest, current CV, case log including outcomes and a statement of research activities, and names of 3 references to: James D. Luketich, MD, Chief, HLESI, c/o Ivett Shah, Executive Administrator, Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute (HLESI), UPMC Presbyterian, Suite C-800, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 06/10/2011
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Contact Person James D. Luketich, MD
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