The Division of Thoracic Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is seeking a BC/BE general thoracic surgeon to join the faculty at the assistant or associate professor level. The Thoracic Surgery Division currently consists of four faculty members with a scope of practice spanning all aspects of general thoracic surgery. The candidate should have clinical experience in the management of thoracic disease processes and have training in minimally invasive surgery and robotic-assisted surgery. New graduates of an ACGME accredited thoracic track program are welcomed to apply.
The Thoracic Surgery faculty currently performs approximately 1,200 operations per year, including extensive experience in VATS lobectomy, LVRS, laparoscopy, robotic-assisted surgery, EBUS, and navigational bronchoscopy. The ideal candidate would have a strong academic interest in basic/translational science research with the goal of applying for a K-08 mentored NIH grant. There are numerous internationally renowned basic scientists at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC - James) who can serve as mentors. We have a full complement of NP and PA support for the clinical practice. We are committed to training house staff from our RRC fully accredited cardiothoracic fellowship and surgery residency. The Thoracic Surgery Division has established multidisciplinary programs in Thoracic and GI Oncology, which are affiliated with the OSUCCC - James. The position offers the potential for tremendous growth and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
- Successful completion of Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Fellowship
- Strong research focus on basic science, translational, and/or health services
- Currently funded or strongly motivated to be on a pathway to funding
- Qualify for an academic appointment at the assistant or associate professor level - Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with previous training and experience
Environment & Culture:
The Ohio State University along with its academic partner the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is located in Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol and the 14th largest city in the United States. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with metropolitan style. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry, an eclectic mix of entertainment, dining and shopping, and easily accessible opportunities for sports and recreation for participants and fans alike. The University and Medical Center are home to an exciting, growth-oriented culture of innovation and discovery.
The Department of Surgery, led by Dr. Timothy Pawlik, boasts a broad array of clinical, research and educational opportunities. The department is home to multiple R01 funded researchers, three training grants, and is ranked in the Top 10 Blue Ridge Rankings for NIH funding among departments of surgery nationally. SHARP is the newest addition to the Departments investments in a transformative plan to ensure that the Department is in the top five nationally among academic departments of surgery.
For more on Columbus, please visit https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/careers/about-columbus
For consideration, please send CV along with a cover letter to:
Tiffany Bauman, MBA | Physician and Faculty Recruitment | Tiffany.Bauman@osumc.edu
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.