Academic Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas
Mar 24, 2021
Mar 24, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Lubbock


The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Surgery is seeking applicants for the position of academic Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the assistant or associate professor level. The successful candidate must be BE/BC in cardiothoracic surgeon. The candidate should have exemplary team spirit, collegiality, and a commitment to teaching general surgery residents and medical students.  


Mentorship of faculty to grow in their careers and fulfill their personal and academic goals is a commitment of the Chair and senior faculty, who have a strong track record of helping newer members seamlessly join the team. The department works with the TTUHSC Clinical Research Institute to provide extensive support for faculty developing careers in clinical and outcomes research. Innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration and educational research and curriculum development are also highly valued, and are included in scholarship criteria for tenure and promotion.


Our faculty enjoy competitive salaries benchmarked to national medians, along with a generous state benefits package which includes PTO, paid medical insurance, dental and disability insurance, as well as an attractive retirement package.


Lubbock is a growing educational, commercial, medical and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population in excess of 300K residents of whom 30K+ are Texas Tech students, lives in mild seasonal conditions with an average of 267 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle with low housing costs, unique restaurants, bars and boutiques, and a drive of less than 25 minutes to anywhere in the  city. Lubbock has great public and private school systems and over 66 public parks, resulting in a very family- friendly atmosphere.


Questions may be directed to , Director of Faculty Recruitment


Please apply online at (23360BR):




As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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