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Thoracic Surgeon (Oncology Program)

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Thoracic Surgeon (Oncology Program)

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Aug 16, 2019

The Department of Surgery at Tulane Medical School is actively recruiting a dedicated thoracic surgeon to develop and lead our Thoracic Oncology Program.  The Gulf South leads the nation in deaths related to aerodigestive cancers and the right faculty candidate for this leadership position must possess a desire to develop a thoracic oncology program and be committed to the tripartite mission of clinical, educational, and research excellence. The chosen candidate will be expected to work closely with the various multidisciplinary teams within the hospital system and build and develop ties throughout our wider referral network through strategic and programmatic partnerships to grow surgical volume.  The ideal candidate would have a strong academic interest to pursue clinical, basic, and/or translational research. 


Candidates will be board-certified by the ABTS and have a demonstrated expertise in surgery for tumors of the chest, including cancer of the lung, esophagus, chest wall and mediastinum.  Expertise in minimally invasive thoracic surgery is necessary as is experience in advanced pulmonary resections and esophagectomies.

The applicant must qualify for a Louisiana medical license.

Application Instructions:

Applicants will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified.   Interested applications should submit formally via this link.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

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