Cardio-Thoracic Surgery - Transplant Physician - Academics Job with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH

Job ID: 1276694
Employer Job ID: R104588

Adult Cardiothoracic Transplant Surgeon

Columbus, OH 43210

Highlights & Benefits

  • Academic Opportunities

Job Description

The Ohio State University College of Medicine and the Wexner Medical Center seek a cardiac surgery faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with a cardiothoracic transplant focus to join the Department of Surgery.

Position Overview
The Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is seeking a faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery with a strong focus in cardiothoracic transplantation.  Leadership opportunities may exist for the qualified candidate.  This position will be located on the main campus of the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital.

The Ohio State Heart and Vascular Center cardiac surgery team combines highly skilled surgeons, the most advanced technology, and world-class facilities to deliver exceptional surgical heart care.  We specialize in treating the most complex cardiac surgery patients with less invasive therapies, complex reoperations, coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve surgery, aortic surgery, endovascular and transcatheter procedures, heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, and ECMO. Our faculty are leaders in the education and training of the next generation of cardiac surgeons, attracting the best and the brightest to our Cardiothoracic Fellowship Program. Our researchers focus on developing new and less invasive therapies to prevent and treat heart disease.

The Ohio State University Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute (DHLRI) employs a team approach to synergize discovery in biomedical research. DHLRI is now one of the largest heart and lung research institutes in the world, where physicians, including vascular surgeons and scientists, have access to cutting-edge technologies. Through collaborative efforts with the College of Medicine Office of Research, investigators have a wealth of resources available for research, education, and training. The Grants Management Office within the DHLRI and The Ohio State College of Medicine Office of Research facilitates some of the most advanced research practices in the world.


·   ABTS certified or equivalent

·   Qualify for an Ohio License

·   Track record of clinical excellence with an interest in education and research

·   Qualify for academic appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor – Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with previous training and experience


Faculty Defined
Clinical faculty (regardless of rank) 
- Persons with titles of assistant professor-clinical, associate professor-clinical and professor-clinical. These faculty will have earned a doctor of medicine (MD), doctorate (PhD) or  other terminal degree in the relevant field. Clinical faculty members are not eligible for tenure and are  appointed for terms of three to five years. They may be reappointed to successive terms. Their principal career  focus is the delivery of exemplary clinical care, and may include teaching, and/or research. 

Tenure-Track faculty (regardless of rank)  - Persons with the titles of assistant professor, associate professor, or  professor who are eligible for tenure or who have obtained tenure. These faculty will have earned a doctorate  (PhD), Doctor of Medicine (MD) or other terminal degree in the relevant field of study. Their primary career  focus centers on research, service, and teaching.  Tenure-track faculty with MD or MD/PhD degrees may also be  involved in clinical care.

Research Faculty (regardless of rank)  - Persons with the titles of research assistant professor, research associate  professor, or research professor. These faculty will have earned a doctorate  (PhD) or other terminal degree in  the relevant field of study.  Research faculty members are not eligible for tenure and are  appointed for terms of  one to five years. Their principal career  focus is research.

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, with more than 5,000 learners, is the only academic medical center in central Ohio. Ranked as the 28th Best Medical School – Research, 40th Best Medical School – Primary Care, and 13th Most Diverse Medical School by U.S. News & World Report, it is known nationwide for curricular innovation, pioneering research, and outstanding patient care at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. With more than 2,600 faculty members, the college comprises 20 clinical departments, eight basic science departments and a School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

The Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center consists of The Ohio State University Health System, the College of Medicine, the Health Sciences Library and the Faculty Group Practice. The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is committed to providing world-class care. At the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, we're proud to be celebrating our 31st consecutive year ranked in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list. This year, the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has 10 nationally ranked specialties out of 15 and two selected as high performing. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center as the top hospital in Columbus. The Wexner Medical Center is rated as high performing in 14 out of 20 common procedures and conditions, including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart attack, heart bypass surgery and heart failure.

The University
Ohio State is a top-20 public university, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. Eligible Ohio State employees receive comprehensive benefits packages, including medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, and state or alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions.

The Ohio State University’s  Shared Values  include Excellence and Impact, Diversity and Innovation, Inclusion and Equity, Care and Compassion, and Integrity and Respect. Our university community welcomes differences, encourages open-minded exploration and courageous thinking, and upholds freedom of expression.

Ohio State is a dynamic community where opportunity thrives, and individuals transform themselves and their world. Positions are available in countless fields and specialties. Become a Buckeye and contribute to an incredible legacy that serves to guide our future and shape a better tomorrow.

The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is a core component of this commitment. The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has established
Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty and their loved ones. Service offerings include dual careers partner consultations, identifying potential employers and/or employment opportunities, consultation and resources related to relocation, as well as identifying opportunities to engage on campus and in the surrounding community. While employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are provided to support the partners of new and prospective faculty as they are considering or transitioning to The Ohio State University. 

In addition to being responsive to dual-career opportunities, we strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies.  Ohio State is an NSF ADVANCE institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

Columbus, Ohio
Located in Ohio’s capital city, Ohio State’s Columbus campus is near the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation, and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available here. In addition to  its Columbus campus, Ohio State has four regional campuses including Ohio State Lima, Ohio State Mansfield, Ohio State Marion, and Ohio State Newark, in addition to Ohio State ATI in Wooster. 

  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.

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