Duke Seeks Academic Thoracic Oncologic Surgeon

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
Oct 15, 2021
Position Type
The Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center is seeking a full-time academic Thoracic Oncologic Surgeon to join a dynamic and progressive program. The ideal candidate will have broad experience in General Thoracic Surgery and a record of exemplary clinical results. The practice will include thoracic surgical oncology as well as benign esophageal disease, with emphasis on minimally invasive techniques and robotics. Academic rank will be determined based on individual qualifications.

This position will consist of clinical activities at the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham and the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center located in Raleigh, NC, with the opportunity for protected academic time. The candidate will be expected to participate fully in the activities of the Section of General Thoracic Surgery, the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, and the Department of Surgery, including clinical care, research, and teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows.

Position Requirements
  • Qualified candidate will be ABTS certified or eligible
  • All aspects of general thoracic surgery
  • Minimally invasive and robotic experience
  • Academic experience
  • Desire to work with residents and students

The Duke Cancer Institutes Thoracic Oncology disease group is internationally recognized for its innovative, aggressive and personalized approach to detecting and treating thoracic malignancies, in collaboration with internationally recognized colleagues in medical oncology, radiation oncology, pulmonology, diagnostic radiology, and pathology. Our multidisciplinary group is investigating lung cancer and esophageal cancer through basic, translational, and clinical research.

Exceptional Duke Faculty benefits include an excellent retirement package, college tuition benefits for dependent children, and relocation allowance. Enjoy all the amenities that Raleigh/ Durham has to offer: excellent school systems, world-class universities, fine arts, culinary excellence, professional and college sporting events, and Research Triangle Park, one of the nation's oldest research and science communities.

The Greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, has a population of over two million residents and offers diverse living opportunities. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage - there are options for every lifestyle. The area is family-friendly, while offering young singles many options for an active outdoor and social scene. Finally, the area culturally diverse, economically resilient and nationally recognized as a great place to live. Coupled with great schools, premier shopping and a reasonable cost of living - there is truly something here for everyone!

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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