The Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, is accepting applications for the position of Director, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine.
We seek an academic physician with a strong focus on research and clinical program development. The candidate will lead and develop the Division’s clinical, educational, and research programs with a commitment to excellence at all levels. A demonstrated passion for articulating vision, achieving objectives, embracing change, and leading transformation is desired.
The division is currently comprised of 30 full time faculty members and has a current operating budget of $13.8 million including $6.3 million in clinical revenue. The division maintains an ACGME accredited fellowship training program leading to Board eligibility in both Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. The fellowship program consists of 17 fellowship positions and recently received a National Research Service Award Institutional Training Grant (T32) from the National Institutes of Health. The division maintains a robust and active research program with over $5.9 million in total grant awards. Major research interests include fibrotic lung disorders, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, lung injury and repair, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, sarcoidosis, pulmonary hypertension, and health services research. The division offers a wide range of clinical services including multi-disciplinary comprehensive care for interstitial lung diseases, sarcoidosis, rare lung diseases, lung transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, cystic fibrosis, non-tuberculous mycobacterial diseases, and sleep-disordered breathing. The division hosts a unique multimodal telehealth program to improve delivery of critical care throughout South Carolina, and is regularly listed in the top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
Qualifications include MD degree & Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care. Academic credentials that qualify for appointment at the level of Associate Professor or Professor and current, unrestricted, medical licensure in South Carolina or eligibility for unrestricted licensure in South Carolina.
Interested applicants should apply online and forward their CV, contact information including three references to Dr. Clyburn, c/o Mac Houck at email@example.com with a letter describing their background and vision.
Founded in 1824, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the 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.
As the clinical health system of the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC Health is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care available, while training generations of competent, compassionate health care providers to serve the people of South Carolina and beyond. Comprising some 1,600 beds, more than 100 outreach sites, the MUSC College of Medicine, the physicians’ practice plan, and nearly 275 telehealth locations, MUSC Health owns and operates eight hospitals situated in Charleston, Chester, Florence, Lancaster and Marion counties. In 2019, for the fifth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report named MUSC Health the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina.