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Faculty Instructor - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
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Full Time
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Faculty Instructor - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

College/School/Unit: Dell Medical School
Department: Surgery and Perioperative Care
Posted: Aug 10, 2018
Apply By: Open until filled


The Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin and Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas (DCMCCT) seeks qualified candidates for a one or two year faculty instructor position in pediatric cardiac surgery. Under the direction of Dr. Charles Fraser Jr., Dell Children's Medical Center and Dell Medical School have launched the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease. This instructor position offers the opportunity to work with internationally-recognized physician leaders.

Candidates will possess experience in caring for children with complex congenital and acquired heart disease. Qualified candidates should also have completed an AGME-accredited cardiothoracic residency program or an international equivalent. Primary responsibilities will include provision of direct care to patients prior to, during, and after cardiac surgery. The candidate will be looking to advance his/her knowledge in Congenital Heart Surgery and patient care management.

A successful candidate will have a faculty appointment within the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care at Dell Medical School and regular participation in educational activities with medical students and residents will be expected. Opportunities for collaboration with medical and adjunct specialties will be encouraged to allow for the pursuit of innovative program development and clinical research initiatives.

Dell Children's Medical Center, a member of Ascension Texas and the Seton Healthcare Family, is a tertiary children's hospital with 248-beds serving 46-counties that includes a 32 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a 24 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a 24 bed dedicated Cardiac Care Unit, and a robust Mechanical Circulatory Support Program. It is the only freestanding pediatric facility in the region with a level 1 pediatric trauma center, level 4 epilepsy center and level 4 neonatal intensive care unit.

Dell Medical School, the first new medical school to be built at a tier one research university in nearly 50 years, welcomed its inaugural class in 2016. The school is committed to redesigning academic medicine and revolutionizing how people get and stay healthy, by educating leaders, developing new models of care, and advancing innovation from health products to health care delivery.

Austin has been designated by US News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” for several years. This growing metropolis is considered “the live music capital of the world,” a high-tech growth hub, and home to one of the largest state universities in the country.

Seton Healthcare Family is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit health network in the nation, Hiring is contingent upon obtaining medical licensure in the state of Texas.

  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school.
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited cardiothoracic residency program or international equivalent.
  • Meets applicable credentialing and privileging standards for his/her specialty.
  • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas (or the ability to obtain one prior to appointment), or completion of all steps of the United States Medical License Exam (USMLE) prior to starting the position.
  • Eligible for faculty appointment in the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care.
  • Must be an innovative self-starter with a commitment to excellence.

Application Instructions

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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