Associate Professor/Professor, TE/NTE-CT Heart & Lung Transplant
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

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Sharon Duprey

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Position Summary

The Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Arizona in Tucson is seeking applications for the director of heart and lung transplantation. Faculty rank and tenure eligibility is commensurate with credentials. Established in 1977, this CT division has developed into an internationally recognized program, providing state-of-the-art care in heart and lung transplantation and cardiac assist devices. We are seeking applicants that would like to lead this section and establish a program distinctive to the southwest. Interest and/or a track record of building programs, academic productivity, training residents with simulation techniques, and pursuit of outreach and marketing activities is desirable. A substantial infrastructure is already present and further resources will be made available to be able to support the goals of the director. The College of Medicine recognizes the value of diversity of people, thought, perspective and experience. As the sole allopathic medical college in the state of Arizona, the UA COM's mission includes the provision of its services and resources to all Arizona residents. The College's commitment to creating and supporting programs that enhance diversity of thought, background, ethnicity and perspective, and which attract a diverse faculty to serve diverse populations is evident in part through the following programs: the National Center of Excellence in Women's Health, the Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence, the Office of Outreach and Multicultural Affairs, the Native American Research and Training Center, and the award winning Telemedicine program. The department is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform heart and lung transplant surgery and uses cardiac assist devices at University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus and University of Arizona Medical Center - South Campus; follow-up patient care in hospital and through established clinics. * Leadership of the section, program building, training of residents and community outreach.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not applicable for this position.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or DO degree.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Eligible for Arizona Medical License. * Board Certification or Board Eligibility by the American Board of Surgery. * Competitive extramural support for research/grant activity * Teaching and advising evaluations of the highest quality. * Established expertise in working with diverse patient populations.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is security sensitive based on the job duties and requires a finger-print criminal background check

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