Director, Adult Lung Disease Institute

The Methodist Hospital is located in the Texas Medical Center, Houston TX. This is the largest medical center in the world with a rich enviroment of hospitals, research institutes, schools, and universities.
Dec 05, 2012
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The Department of Medicine at The Methodist Hospital invites applications for the position of Head, Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Director of a new Comprehensive Adult Lung Center. This is a unique opportunity to build a world-class unit of physicians and scientists into a leading center for translational lung research. The Division Head will be responsible for academic leadership, developing basic and clinical research, and creating a robust educational program (including the establishment of an ACGME-approved fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep Medicine). The Methodist Hospital has one of the largest lung transplantation programs in the US. Candidates must be Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine and be eligible for a medical license in Texas. An academic appointment at the Weill Cornell Medical College is available, commensurate with academic accomplishments. The Division Head position is associated with an endowed chair and a highly competitive salary and benefits package. This position offers an energetic and visionary leader the opportunity to develop an innovative new Division in a rapidly expanding academic medical center. Candidates must have outstanding clinical skills, a national reputation in the field, administrative experience, and substantial scholarly achievements. Additional faculty positions, research startup funds, and appropriate laboratory space will be available to help build a strong academic unit.

The Methodist Hospital, located in the Texas Medical Center, provides a rich environment of world-class medical science, robust medical education and a dedication to the highest quality patient care. For the seventh year in a row, The Methodist Hospital System is ranked among FORTUNE magazine’s 2012 “100 Best Companies to Work For,” remaining the only health care organization ranked in Texas. The Methodist Hospital is also one of “America’s Best Hospitals” and the No. 1 hospital in Texas according to U.S. News & World Report

Please send a curriculum vitae, career statement, and names of potential references to: Richard Robbins, MD, Chairman, Department of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital, 6550 Fannin Street, Suite 1001, Houston, TX 77030; The Methodist Hospital is committed to hiring all qualified individuals without regard to race, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.