Lung Transplant Surgeon

Location: Brigham & Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School

The Division of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is seeking a Lung Transplant 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 60% 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 day per week.

The candidate is expected to 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.

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers with strong institutional commitments to diversity in their faculty. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and references to:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Gerard M. Doherty, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston MA 02115

or email:


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