Assistant Professor- Cardiovascular Medicine (Advance Heart Failure & Transplant)

University of Kansas Medical Center

SOM KC Cardiovascular Medicine


Position Title:
Assistant Professor- Cardiovascular Medicine (Advance Heart Failure & Transplant)
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Job Description Summary:
Tenure track appointments are full-time with an initial probationary period of seven years. Criteria for promotion includes significant achievements in teaching, research/scholarship, and service. The award of tenure is based on potential for sustained contributions, performing beyond expected duties, and demonstrating leadership and innovation in activities that enhance the reputation of the University.
The Clinical Scholar Track is for full-time faculty members who are heavily involved in clinical service, education, and related scholarship. This track has two career paths: Clinician-Educator concentrating on teaching and Clinician-Investigator for concentrating on research/scholarship. Significant contributions in professional and academic service are required for both paths.
Job Description:

Required Qualifications


  • MD, DO, or equivalent. 

  • Completion of a three-year fellowship from an accredited institution in Cardiology

  • One- or two-year fellowship in an accredited institution in Advanced Heart Failure.

  • ABIM Certification in Cardiovascular Disease.

Work Experience:

  • Two years in a setting of Advanced Heart-Failure, Transplant, and Mechanical Circulator Support which included:

  • Management of patients in the clinical area of Advanced Heart Failure and in the management of Mechanical Circulatory Support systems in patients with Advance Heart Failure. 

  • Experience in managing patients with cardiac transplants.

Preferred Qualifications

Certification: ABIM Certification in Advance Heart Failure.

Work Experience: Experience in research and teaching efforts.

Job Duties Outlined:

  • Provide in-patient and ambulatory care to patients with advanced heart failure, transplants, and those with ventricular support devices.

  • Participate in department and health system committees and meetings as needed.           

Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV

If selected as a final candidate for this position, you may be required to complete the Association of American of Universities Representations and Warranties document and sign a release of records that will allow the University of Kansas Medical Center to conduct a further background check with former employers.  A copy of the Representations and Warranties document can be found here .

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Coverage begins on day one for health, dental, and vision insurance and includes health expense accounts with generous employer contributions if the employee participates in a qualifying health plan. Employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and various additional voluntary insurance plans are available. Paid time off, including vacation and sick, begins accruing upon hire, plus nine paid holidays. One paid discretionary day is available after six months of employment, and paid time off for bereavement, jury duty, military service, and parental leave is available after 12 months of employment. A retirement program with a generous employer contribution and additional voluntary retirement programs (457 or 403b) are available.

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Full time

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