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Academic Thoracic Surgeon

Company: The American College of Radiation Oncology
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionThe University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine (SOM) Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is seeking a non-cardiac Thoracic Surgeon for a full time faculty position. This position is being recruited at the Open Rank level; salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery offers the top level of care and expansive services for the surgical treatment of cardiac and non-cardiac, benign and malignant diseases of the chest, including the lungs, esophagus, chest wall, airway, mediastinum and diaphragm. This is an excellent opportunity for a surgeon interested in academic and clinical opportunities and will be expected to participate in clinical care, teaching, and research. The surgeon will be based at the University and will be partnering with a group of four established excellent CT surgeons in an independent group who will help as partners and mentors. The selected candidate is expected to be proficient in all aspect of general thoracic surgery except lung transplant. Special emphasis is placed on oncology and minimally invasive techniques, including VATS and robotic surgery. UNM serves a large, medically complex population and is a consultative resource for the State of New Mexico and the Four Corners region of the Southwest. Outpatient oncology services are provided through the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC), the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius. UNMCCC is one of only 51 cancer centers in the nation to be designated by the NCI as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest federal designation and rating for cancer centers. UNMCCC's 125 board-certified oncology specialty physicians provide comprehensive cancer care in every oncological specialty including dedicated thoracic medical oncology, radiation oncology and interventional pulmonology. They, along with more than 500 other cancer healthcare professionals (nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists, navigators, psychologists and social workers), provided cancer care for nearly 60 percent of the adults and children in New Mexico affected by cancer. The 130 cancer research scientists affiliated with the UNMCCC were awarded almost $60 million in federal and private grants and contracts for cancer research projects and published 301 high quality publications. The UNM Health Science Center (HSC) is the largest academic health complex in the state of New Mexico. Located on the University of New Mexico campus in beautiful Albuquerque, NM, the HSC combines its four mission areas - educations, research, patient care and community outreach - to provide New Mexicans with the highest level of health care. This is a benefits eligible position - UNM provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. New Mexico (NM) is known as the Land of Enchantment, the city of Albuquerque is a beautiful city with mountain to the east and a mesa to the west. It is ideal for outdoor activities and sports all year round including running, hiking, biking and skiing. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with excellent local cuisine, breathtaking sunsets, multiple cultural and historic sites, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountains. Minimum Qualification:

  • Board certification/eligibility in thoracic surgery
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited residency in thoracic surgery
  • Eligible for licensure in NM
  • Eligible for State of New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification
  • Eligible for federal DEA registration
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. Preferred Qualifications:
    • Three years of clinical experience preferred, however, exceptional new graduates will be considered.
    • Distinguished personal record of clinical and research accomplishments in this specialty
    • Strong interest in teaching
    • Completion of fellowship in Thoracic Surgical Oncology or Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
    • Robotic surgical training/expertise
    • Strong interest and expertise in thoracic oncology, minimally invasive thoracoscopic surgery (VATS and/or Robotics [robotics preferred but not required]) and esophageal surgery. Interested applicants must apply for this position via UNMJobs website, unmjobs. , req12554 please attach electronic copies of a current CV and letter of interest to the application. This position will remain open until filled. For more information please contact Muhammad Ali Rana, MD, Division Chief of Vascular Surgery at The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator. This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico state law. UNM's confidentiality policy ("Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment," UNM Board of Regents' Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

      Requirements Board Certified/Eligible Cardiothoracic Surgery Job Information
      • Job ID: 55646659
      • Position Title: Academic Thoracic Surgeon
      • Company Name: University of New Mexico
      • Job Function: Thoracic Surgeon
      • Job Type: Full-Time
      • Job Duration: Indefinite
      • Min Education: MD
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