George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates: Assistant Professor of Surgery (Thoracic)

The Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, an independent non-profit clinical practice group affiliated with The George Washington University, is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level (non-tenure track). Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities include: providing excellent patient care; teaching residents and medical students; and pursuing scholarly interests

This position is based at The George Washington University Hospital, a 385-bed tertiary referral center in Washington, D.C.  The thoracic surgery team is supported by a dedicated physician assistant and nurse navigator. 

Basic qualifications: Applicants must be board-eligible or board-certified in thoracic surgery and eligible for licensure in the District of Columbia and Maryland at the time of appointment. Demonstrated excellence in research is required, as evidenced by scholarly publications or works in progress. Applicants should have demonstrated skills in clinical care as evidenced by experience and fellowship training, with an ability to treat the entire spectrum of benign and malignant thoracic disorders (exclusive of transplantation); have demonstrated minimally invasive skills as evidenced by training and experience.  Applicant must have experience in teaching, and the willingness to work with surgical residents and medical students.

To apply: Please complete online faculty application at and upload a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest specifying skills and experiences as they relate to each of the basic qualifications to Keith Mortman, MD, FACS, Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.


Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.


The George Washington University and the Medical Faculty Associates are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers that do not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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