Cardiac Surgeon – Assistant Professor, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Location: Yale University, School of Medicine

The Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiac Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine is seeking an academically-oriented and qualified Cardiac Surgeon to join our faculty. Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital and Attending Surgeon at Yale New Haven Hospital.

We are seeking candidates with a strong clinical background in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery, as well as a strong academic record in research and education. Candidates need to have exceptional leadership talent and interpersonal skills, as well as a strong commitment to advance the cardiothoracic surgery program at the West Haven VA. In addition to program planning and development, candidates should also have a strong background in quality assurance, educational and operational issues. The candidate is expected to have advanced training in endovascular treatment of the thoracic aorta, including total endovascular arch and thoracoabdominal repair, as well as transcatheter valve procedures, valve sparing root operations and valve repair techniques. The candidate will be expected to make important contributions to the field of cardiac surgery and establish a basic science research laboratory.

New Haven and West Haven are conveniently located between Boston and New York. It is a great place to live, work, do business and enjoy life. There are ample opportunities to live within 20 minutes on the coast or in surrounding villages with small town charm. The greater New Haven area offers some of the top public and private schools in the country.

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

All application materials should be submitted electronically to: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Should you have any questions, please reach out to:

Arnar Geirsson, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Phone: 203-785-6214

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Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.


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