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Junior Lung Transplant Surgeon

The Division of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking a junior faculty candidate with interest in Lung Transplant and general thoracic surgery Surgeon to join the faculty as an Instructor/ Assistant Professor level.

The successful candidate will have an MD or equivalent, be Board eligible or Board certified in Thoracic Surgery, have had some training in lung transplantation, and be eligible for a Massachusetts Medical License.

It is expected that lung transplantation and ECMO care will constitute 50% of this individual’s time and general thoracic surgery the rest of the time. Lung transplantation will include harvest, implantation, EVLP, patient evaluation and perioperative care. The successful candidate should be committed to excellence in quality and patient safety and will also have an interest in performing thoracic surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital plus one additional network site approximately one to two days per week. The candidate is expected to also have an academic/research interest and eventually seek funding and establish a clinical transplantation research portfolio. A robust infrastructure will be available for clinical research support, specifically transplant-related health services at the Center for Surgery and Public Health. The candidate will also have an active role in the education and teaching of medical students and residents on the Transplant Service.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Department of Surgery are committed to ensuring our diverse community feels welcome, cared for and valued. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and patients, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and as such all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

A selection committee, headed by Dr. Raphael Bueno, chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, will be reviewing all applications.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and a letter of interest by email to Dr. Gerard M. Doherty, chair of the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, at the following address:

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