Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Stanford, California (US)
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February 12 2021
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Full Time
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The Stanford Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery seeks to recruit a scholar with an interest in studying cardiothoracic surgical diseases and their therapies.  Areas of investigation would include but not be limited to:  atherosclerosis, genetics, molecular and cellular biology,  metabolism/myocardial protection, transplant immunology, hematology/blood-prosthesis surface interface, neuroprotection, biomechanics, engineering, device development, thoracic cancer biology, cardiac development, regenerative medicine, translational therapies, and other areas.  

The ideal candidate will possess PhD, MD/PhD, or other advanced academic degrees, have completed rigorous training, exemplify innovation, and demonstrate the potential for a successful track record of publishing.  Appropriate resources will be made available to help the applicant develop their research program.  The applicant will be expected to evolve a funded research effort focused in their area of expertise and to participate in mentorship and teaching activities in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.  Surgeon-scientists are also encouraged to apply and will have appropriate clinical responsibilities and resources provided.

Depending upon experience and focus, the applicant will be appointed in the University Tenure Line, the Non-Tenure Research Line, or the Medical Center Line at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank.  The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to scholarship and teaching.  The predominant criterion for appointment in the Non-Tenure Research Line is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists.  The predominant criterion for appointment in the Medical Center Line is a major commitment to demonstrate excellence in the overall mix of scholarship, clinical care, and teaching.

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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae and a very brief letter outlining their interests electronically to Ms. Corrine Sanchez ( or via regular mail to: 

Sean Wu, MD, PhD 

Search Committee Chair 

c/o Corrine Sanchez 

CVRB, Falk Bldg., Mail Code 5407 

300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA  94305-5407