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Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health
Department:29141711 - MD-SURGERY-THORACIC

Classification Title:

  Assistant/Associate / Full Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida is seeking a tenure/non-tenure accruing position at the level of Assistant, Associate or Professor in Thoracic Surgery to join our team of Thoracic surgeons at The University of Florida Shands hospital, a comprehensive 1,000+bed hospital. The new hire will join a vibrant group of four thoracic surgeons and further support the Division’s growth in Lung Transplantation (on track for 72 transplants this year), Extracorporeal Life Support and Thoracic Oncology (90% resections done minimally invasively, mostly robotic). Experience in lung transplantation is required. Ideal candidates will have robotic exposure and an interest in esophageal disease as well.  

Expected Salary:

Based upon experience and education

Minimum Requirements:

Must have a MD degree or equivalent and be board certified or eligible in Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in lung transplantation is required. Ideal candidates will have robotic exposure and an interest in esophageal disease as well.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All Applicants must apply at: Please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of 3-5 professional references required with submission of application.

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting as soon as possible after the posting date.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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