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Pulmonary Transplant Faculty Physician - Coastal Charleston, SC

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Closing date
Oct 13, 2024

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

Join a team that’s Changing What’s Possible – The Medical University of South Carolina’s Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine is actively recruiting for clinician-educator faculty members with expertise in lung transplantation at the level of Assistant Professor or above.

We are seeking candidates with:

  • Focus on collaboration, innovation, and teamwork
  • Expertise in Pulmonary Transplantation
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Academic orientation, enthusiasm for teaching, passion for outreach and research

About our opportunity:

  • Inpatient and outpatient service clinical responsibilities
  • Expectation to supervise fellows, participate in teaching assignments and mentor students, interns, residents and fellows
  • Very strong interdisciplinary specialty support
  • Opportunity for involvement in outreach programs with many possibilities for collaboration university-wide

About MUSC’s Lung Transplant Program:

  • Strategically positioned for significant growth in the coming five years with a collaborative and intellectually stimulating team composed of 2 Faculty, 1 APP, 4 transplant nurse coordinators, a full complement of ancillary health staff including transplant pharmacy, social work, financial counseling, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and administrative support
  • Demonstrated excellence in the diagnosis, treatment, and advancement of knowledge in all advanced lung diseases
  • Half of our listed patients are transplanted within 30 days, and 98% receive a transplant within the same year
  • Current 12-month transplant volume averages between 15 and 20, with a goal to increase to 30-40 transplants per 12 months over the next three years
  • MUSC is home to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation pediatric and adult programs, Pulmonary Hypertension Association Care Center, and the Susan Pearlstine Sarcoidosis Center for Excellence

Learn more about Lung Transplant at MUSC:

MUSC Offerings:

  • Faculty position with academic rank and salary commensurate with qualifications, expertise, and accomplishments
  • Relocation assistance
  • Excellent retirement options, including a pension and optional tax deferred contributions
  • Sovereign Immunity malpractice coverage
  • 22 days of annual leave, 15 days of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program eligibility

Charleston, SC, is frequently named one of the best places in America to live, and it’s easy to see why. This charming coastal city offers residents a unique mix of history, culture, arts, innovation, and natural beauty. In Charleston, you can explore miles of pristine beaches and waterways in the morning, and wind your way along shaded cobblestone streets, exploring centuries-old historic homes in the afternoon. At night, visit one of Charleston’s many award-winning restaurants to enjoy traditional Low Country cuisine prepared by world-class chefs. Charleston is a place where you can live your life to its fullest.

Founded in 1824, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues to uphold its long tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and nearly 800 residents in six colleges and has more than 17,000 employees. As the state’s only integrated academic health sciences center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $3.2 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $284 million.

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