University of Rochester Medical Center: Thoracic Surgeon Recruitment

The Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is seeking a BC/BE general thoracic surgeon to join the faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The Division currently consists of four faculty members with a scope of practice spanning all aspects of general thoracic surgery exclusive of transplant.

The faculty currently performs approximately 1000 major operations per year at two hospitals, including an extensive experience in VATS, laparoscopy, robotics and EBUS. In addition, the Division has its own Esophageal Diagnostics Laboratory, believed to be among the largest in the country for a surgical department, performing 2500-3000 procedures annually and including upper endoscopy, endoscopic resection/ablation, dilation, stenting, high-resolution manometry, esophageal impedance and pH monitoring.

The Division currently has two full-time clinical research fellows and a basic research enterprise with excellent academic output. We train housestaff from our cardiothoracic fellowship, integrated (I-6) cardiothoracic residency, and surgery residency, all in good standing with their respective RRCs. URMC has well-developed multidisciplinary programs in Thoracic and GI Oncology affiliated with the Wilmot Cancer Institute. The position offers the potential for tremendous growth and support of an aspiring academic surgeon, and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

The U of R is located in Rochester, New York and is surrounded by world class culture, affordable housing and nationally ranked public schools. The City of Rochester is a mecca for the arts: home to a philharmonic orchestra, wonderful museums including the Strong National Museum of Play, internationally recognized dance companies as well as The Eastman School of Music. The Rochester International Jazz Festival is one of the top 10 Jazz festivals in the nation. The region boasts access to great watersports both on Lake Ontario as well as the Finger Lakes. The Finger Lakes region is also home to many internationally known wineries. Rochester has a rich history and was the last step on the underground railroad and the place Frederick Douglas called home. It is also the location of the Susan B. Anthony House making Rochester the epicenter of the woman’s suffrage movement.

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education, EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

To receive full consideration, please send letter of intent along with CV to:
Jodi Barker
Director of Faculty Services
Department of Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center
jodi_barker@urmc.rochester.edu
585-275-4334

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