Category: Faculty | Closing Date: Open until filled

Assistant/Associate Professor, Surgery-Vascular

Posted Date: 1/15/2016
Compensation: TBD
Location: LSU Health Shreveport
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Summary and Qualifications:
LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA seeks candidates for a full time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery.

The medical center associated with the institution is a tertiary care hospital serving an urban and rural population of approximately 2.5 million, encompassing 25,000 square miles in Louisiana, East Texas, and Southwestern Arkansas. The division has a busy open and endovascular practice. We have a state-of-the-art hybrid vascular and endovascular suite dedicated to Vascular Surgery, which includes ceiling-mounted imaging system, intravascular ultrasound, and portable ultrasound. The successful applicant will participate in patient care, resident and medical student education, and clinical and/or basic science research. The resources for basic and clinical research are excellent. Vascular research lab and seed funding are available. The Virginia Sheehee Biomedical Research Institute at LSUHSC-S contains over 6,000 square feet of staffed wet lab specifically dedicated to cardiovascular research and the physiology of acute inflammation.

Candidates must be fellowship trained and BE/BC in Vascular Surgery. Academic rank and compensation package will be commensurate with the candidate’s credentials and experience. The search is being led by Wayne W. Zhang, MD, Professor and Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport has a strong commitment to principles of diversity, and in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in medical education.

To Apply:
Interested candidates may submit curriculum vitae and/or contact the staff supporting this recruitment, Susan Galambos, via email at or via phone to 318.675.5254. Materials that cannot be submitted electronically may be mailed to: LSU Health Sciences Center, Human Resource Management, Attn: Susan Galambos, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130.

PLEASE NOTE: Act 264 of the 2013 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature requires all unclassified employees earning $100,000 or more annually to provide proof within 30 days of hire that they have a valid Louisiana Driver’s license and that all vehicles registered in their name have been registered in the State of Louisiana. Accordingly, successful candidates impacted by Act 264 will be expected to comply with these requirements as a condition of employment.

Job Benefits:
The LSU Systems Office has provided LSUHSC-Shreveport employees with excellent benefit options designed with you and your dependents in mind. Our Benefits Section is available between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to help answer any questions you might have about these benefits.