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Thoracic Surgeon, Associate Professor

Job ID: 48472
Location: Chicago, Illinois

The Canning Thoracic Institute of Northwestern Medicine and the Division of Thoracic Surgery of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time non-tenure-eligible Clinician-Educator at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.

Primary responsibilities include providing a wide range of Thoracic Surgery services in Northwestern Medicine’s Central and Northwest regions and includes shared service call, rounding and caring for pre-op and post-op patients in concert with the clinical team, and responding to local consultation requests and referrals. This position will support the continued expansion of the Thoracic Surgery program in the Northwest Region.

Qualified candidates must have a strong clinical background experience and have completed an ACGME-accredited Thoracic Surgery fellowship/residency program, and are board-eligible or board certified in Thoracic Surgery. Thoracic surgeons in this position will participate in academic programs of the Feinberg School of Medicine, including educational programs (didactic teaching, resident training, preceptorship, and mentoring) or research programs Candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited thoracic surgery training program, and be certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes excellent healthcare and retirement benefits. The preferred started date is March 1st 2024. Position will remain open until filled.

Northwestern Medicine is one of the premier academic medical systems in the nation. Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Department of Surgery are both highly ranked nationally, providing a rich environment for this candidate to excel. Canning Thoracic Institute is a regional destination for those who need highly specialized thoracic care. In fact, Northwestern Memorial Hospital is top-ranked in the nation for Pulmonary and Lung Surgery due to our leading-edge lung and chest services, and the results we achieve for patients. The Canning Thoracic Institute incorporates a dynamic synergy of innovative minds who deliver cutting-edge clinical care to our patients. We host an elite cadre of physicians that tirelessly chase the horizon of medical advancements in pulmonary and thoracic health.

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Post expires at 9:28pm on Saturday April 20th, 2024

Submitter Email: nikola.yerkan@nm.org

Link to Additional Info on Job: https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr857prd_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=48472&PostingSeq=1