Assistant Professor - Cardio/Thoracic
Division: Surgery (80001020)
Department: Surgery - Cardio/Thoracic Surgery (90002458)
Employment Duration: Full-time
Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:
Baylor ( www.bcm.edu ) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center ( Texas Medical Center ), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates ( Baylor Affiliates ).
The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is seeking a cardiothoracic surgeon to join our Adult Cardiac Surgery program at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (BSLMC), also home to the Texas Heart Institute (THI). Substantial resources will be available to a successfully recruited candidate to further grow and develop a nationally prominent clinical and research program in adult cardiac surgery. Ideal candidates will have completed an advanced fellowship in cardiac surgery. Our program specializes in the treatment of complex cardiac surgery patients through unique minimally invasive techniques for valve surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery, aortic surgery, as well as transcatheter and endovascular procedures. Specific interest in minimally invasive or arterial conduit bypass surgery desirable.
Enthusiastic applicants seeking a perfect balance of excellence in patient care and a wide range of opportunities for scholarly activities should upload the following for consideration: curriculum vitae and as a single document a: narrative description of clinical, research and academics, as well as resident teaching experience and a list of references uploaded to the 'References' upload.
Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching cardiothoracic surgery residents and advanced fellows and developing/participating in clinical/translational research efforts. The candidate will also act as part of the larger adult cardiothoracic team at BSLMC/THI and Baylor College of Medicine. ABTS board certification or board eligibility is required and the candidate must qualify for a full and unrestricted Texas medical license. An established track record in clinical research is preferred.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.