The Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Surgery request applications and nominations for a full-time, 12 month service period, Congenital Cardiac Surgeon faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank without tenure by reason of funding. The salary and rank are commensurate with training, experience and academic qualifications with an expected start date in Summer 2019.
Congenital Cardiac Surgeons at SCH are responsible for providing the full spectrum of cardiac surgical care for pediatric patients, including neonatal surgery, heart transplantation, and mechanical cardiac support at both SCH and Mary Bridge Children's Hospital. This position will actively participate in quality assessment and quality improvement programs at both institutions. Additional responsibilities include engagement in the selection and training of residents and fellows. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Prospective candidates must have an MD (or foreign equivalent) degree, and be American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS) certified/qualified (or foreign equivalent) in Cardiothoracic Surgery, and be board certified/eligible for a subspecialty certificate in Congenital Cardiac Surgery by the ABTS.
Prospective candidates will be expected to have demonstrated excellence in clinical surgery and research, and teaching.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Applicants should upload a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references, including email addresses.
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