Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Posting Number F1700122
Employer State
Appointment Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The Department of Surgery at the University at Buffalo is recruiting a chief of Thoracic Surgery that will closely collaborate with Trauma, General and Vascular Surgery teams. The incumbent will develop and implement the Division’s strategic plan, in collaboration with the Chair, which sets forth clinical, financial, educational and research divisional objectives to support and complement the mission statement of the Department of Surgery, the State University of New York and Buffalo, the Jacobs’ School of Medicine and the affiliated Hospitals.
The candidate will be expected to establish the Division of Thoracic Surgery as surgical leaders on a local and national level, and continue to acquire the medical, financial, and research resources to achieve this objective. Significant resources for the establishment of a research program are available. The candidate will be expected to conduct research on current high impact topics, participate in all divisional activities, perform patient care activities, develop an independent practice and become involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows. The candidate will be expected to integrate clinical quality, research, and education programs in thoracic surgery across all participating hospitals.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD degree, board certification in thoracic surgery and be able to obtain a New York State license. In addition, the candidate must show evidence of high-impact publications, demonstrate the ability to lead innovative research projects as well as the business aspects of the entire division

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE 0.10
Campus Buffalo General Hospital
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

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Contact Information

Contact's Name Nargis Hossain, PhD
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Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-859-7330

Posting Dates

Posted 07/10/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
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