Thomas Jefferson University: Thoracic Surgeon (Assistant / Associate Professor) Recruitment

Thomas Jefferson University based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania seeks a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join the Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery within the Department of Surgery of Sidney Kimmel Medical College.

The applicant will join five general thoracic surgeons within Jefferson Health in Pennsylvania and practice primarily at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health.  The division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery is an integral part of the Aerodigestive Multidisciplinary Group of Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.  The candidate will join a varied clinical practice covering all aspects of general thoracic surgery with multiple opportunities for clinical and translational research.

The ideal candidate will be an academic thoracic surgeon with an expertise in minimally invasive techniques.  Appointment at Sidney Kimmel Medical College will be commensurate with experience, training and achievement in the field. A minimum of 3 years of experience beyond training in the practice of Thoracic Surgery is required. Credentials should include board certifications in Thoracic Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and eligibility for a Pennsylvania Medical License.

Jefferson Health, a 14 hospital system serving the Delaware Valley.  It is home to the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center as well the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute , a new partnership between Jefferson Health and National Jewish Health to provide comprehensive care to patients with respiratory diseases in the Philadelphia area.

Abington – Jefferson Health is the organization that encompasses Abington Hospital in Abington, PA and Abington – Lansdale Hospital in Hatfield Township, PA, as well as a number of convenient outpatient settings for obtaining expert medical care in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.  Since 2015, the organization has been part of Jefferson Health

In 2018, Abington-Jefferson Health unveiled the Asplundh Cancer Pavilion, 86,000-square-foot outpatient center offers a comprehensive continuum of outpatient care, clinical trials and support services in one modern facility for patients undergoing treatments who will receive the state-of-the-art care close to home.  The vast spectrum of cancer care provided at the Asplundh Cancer Pavilion includes multi-disciplinary clinics, radiation therapy, private and group infusion suites, an outpatient procedure suite, a dedicated oncology pharmacy, financial counselors, navigators, nutrition, genetic counselors, social work and expanded offerings in clinical trials.

Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.  Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their CV and letter of interest via email to:

Nathaniel R. Evans III, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery
Care of: Olivia.Garris@jefferson.edu

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