Section Chief - Gastroenterology
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Tulane University Hospital & Clinic, New Orleans, LA
Academic Center, with Tulane University Medical School. Practicing on medicine’s leading-edge is a rare opportunity indeed. You can do it every day at Tulane, one of the most acclaimed teaching, research, and medical centers in the country. You can be intimately involved in raising the art and science of patient care. Come make the move of a lifetime, living and working in exciting and historic New Orleans.
Tulane University School of Medicine is located in the Central Business district, within walking distance of the historic French Quarter and Canal Street, and close to the Mississippi River and scenic St. Charles Avenue. New Orleans is one of America's most livable and interesting cities, a harmonious blend of old and new.
Cradled within a crescent on the the lower Mississippi River, New Orleans began as a French colony in 1718. It was ruled alternately by the French and Spanish until the Louisiana Purchase by the United States in 1803. The French Quarter, or Vieux Carré, is the site of the original settlement. The Quarter streets remain essentially as they were 250 years ago. Much of the city's charm is reflected here in its architecture, language, cuisine and unique traditions.
From the Vieux Carré, the city spreads to other areas, each with distinctive culture, architecture, and traditions. The Garden District is a magnificent assemblage of ante-bellum and Victorian mansions. Other popular residential areas are found in the uptown university section and along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain.
Enthusiasts of boating, fishing, tennis, biking, roller-blading, jogging, and other outdoor activities appreciate the year round mild climate. Numerous 5K and 10K races are scheduled throughout the year. Cultural offerings include symphony, theater, opera, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the nationally-acclaimed D-day Museum, the world-class Audubon Zoo and the Aquarium of the Americas. The city is also home to the New Orleans Saints NFL football team, the New Orleans Pelicans NBA basketball team, and the New Orleans Zephyrs AAA baseball team.
Cultural and recreational opportunities abound. Residents may take advantage of numerous recreational programs and facilities. Both Audubon Park and City Park are within easy reach of the medical school. Tickets to Tulane University football and basketball games are free to Tulane University students and are available at discounted prices to members of the University community.
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Job SummaryChief of Gastroenterology
Tulane University School of Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine invites applications and nominations for Division Chief of Gastroenterology. With over 13 clinical and research faculty, the Division has a strong record of achievement in research, patient care and teaching. The Division’s clinical faculty includes individuals with expertise in general gastroenterology, hepatology (especially liver transplant), advanced therapeutic endoscopy, neurogastroenterology/motility, and colorectal cancer genetics.
Tulane SOM seeks an accomplished academician and clinician with an M.D. from an accredited medical school, current board certification in gastroenterology, eligible for licensure in Louisiana, and academic qualifications for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates must have experience in developing and leading clinical programs, a strong program in clinical or laboratory-based research, prior administrative experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
As a University employed faculty member, you will receive a negotiable salary commensurate with experience, and a fully comprehensive benefits package, and relocation allowance.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Applications must include a CV and be submitted electronically to Medin Powell, Director of Physician Recruitment, Tulane Medical Center at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tulane University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
This position does NOT qualify for any Visa sponsorship.