Stanford Division Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine

Stanford University Department of Medicine
Stanford, California (US)
May 17 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Medicine at Stanford University is recruiting a Chief for the Division Cardiovascular Medicine to lead the research, clinical, and educational activities of the Division.

We are seeking a candidate who combines proven leadership skills with an outstanding record of academic accomplishment, a dedication to excellence in the clinical, research and educational missions, an understanding of the complexity of academic medicine, and the creative vision to continue to develop a premier Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. Candidates should be Board Certified in Cardiology and have a position of Associate Professor or full Professor. The successful candidate should be an accomplished physician investigator with a national/international reputation.

The Department of Medicine's goal is to enhance the research, clinical and educational capabilities of its premier Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. The Chief will be expected to lead the research, clinical, and educational activities of the Division and recruit additional faculty to support both laboratory and clinical research, and expand the clinical enterprise. The Chief will also be expected to strengthen the highly competitive fellowship program in Cardiovascular Medicine and increase its focus on the research opportunities prevalent at Stanford. The Division of CVMed benefits from an outstanding scientific and clinical environment at Stanford, including active collaborations with the basic science departments and the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute.

The faculty position is at the Associate Professor or Professor level in the University Tenure Line or the Medical Center Line. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care or programmatic development, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references to:

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD

Professor & Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute


Joseph Woo, MD

Professor & Chair, Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Search Committee Co-Chairs

c/o Gretchen M. Picache

Director of Academic Affairs

1520 Page Mill Road

Palo Alto, CA 94304

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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