Assoc/Asst Professor

Rochester, NY

Assoc/Asst Professor

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School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Cardiothoracic Intensivist

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is seeking a full time cardiothoracic intensivist to join our Cardiac Surgery team at an Assistant Professor level in the Department of Surgery. The candidates must be fellowship trained in cardiothoracic surgery, pulmonology, critical care medicine, or cardiology.

The Cardiothoracic ICU is a 22 bed unit staffed with 22 APP’s and provides medical management to patients with complex therapies and interventions for advanced cardiac and pulmonary failure including Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), cardiac transplant, complex cardiac and vascular surgery, and all subspecialties of cardiology practice.

Strong Memorial Hospital is an 886-bed, Level I Trauma Center performing approximately 1,100 cardiac surgical cases annually.

The U of R is located in Rochester, New York and is surrounded by world class culture, affordable housing and nationally ranked public schools. The City of Rochester is a mecca for the arts: home to a philharmonic orchestra, wonderful museums including the Strong National Museum of Play, internationally recognized dance companies as well as The Eastman School of Music. The Rochester International Jazz Festival is one of the top 10 Jazz festivals in the nation. The region boasts access to great watersports both on Lake Ontario as well as the Finger Lakes. The Finger Lakes region is also home to many internationally known wineries. Rochester has a rich history and was the last step on the underground railroad and the place Frederick Douglas called home. It is also the location of the Susan B. Anthony House making Rochester the epicenter of the woman’s suffrage movement.

The University of Rochester and the Department of Surgery have a strong commitment to principles of diversity and inclusion, and in that spirit, encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education, EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Please send CV and letter of interest to:

Peter Knight, MD

Professor of Surgery

Division of Cardiac Surgery

University of Rochester Medical Center

Phone: 585-275-4344

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #244249 at

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Cardiothoracic Intensivist

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