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Duke Seeks Academic Thoracic Oncologic Surgeon

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtySurgery : Thoracic
Candidate TypeMD
Visa AcceptedNo J1 or H1
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedRetention, Quality, Relocation, Productivity, Negotiable

Please Note: In order to be considered for this position, you must attach your CV, select SUBMIT APPLICATION, and then complete the required application information on the following page

The Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center is seeking a full-time academic Thoracic Oncologic Surgeon to join a dynamic and progressive program. The ideal candidate will have broad experience in General Thoracic Surgery and a record of exemplary clinical results. The practice will include thoracic surgical oncology as well as benign esophageal disease, with emphasis on minimally invasive techniques and robotics. Academic rank will be determined based on individual qualifications.

This position will consist of clinical activities at the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham and the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center located in Raleigh, NC, with the opportunity for protected academic time. The candidate will be expected to participate fully in the activities of the Section of General Thoracic Surgery, the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, and the Department of Surgery, including clinical care, research, and teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows.

Position Requirements 

  • Qualified candidate will be ABTS certified or eligible
  • All aspects of general thoracic surgery
  • Minimally invasive and robotic experience
  • Academic experience
  • Desire to work with residents and students

The Duke Cancer Institute’s Thoracic Oncology disease group is internationally recognized for its innovative, aggressive and personalized approach to detecting and treating thoracic malignancies, in collaboration with internationally recognized colleagues in medical oncology, radiation oncology, pulmonology, diagnostic radiology, and pathology. Our multidisciplinary group is investigating lung cancer and esophageal cancer through basic, translational, and clinical research.

Exceptional Duke Faculty benefits include an excellent retirement package, college tuition benefits for dependent children, and relocation allowance. Enjoy all the amenities that Raleigh/ Durham has to offer: excellent school systems, world-class universities, fine arts, culinary excellence, professional and college sporting events, and Research Triangle Park, one of the nation's oldest research and science communities.

The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of more than two million residents that offers diverse opportunity. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage – there are options for every lifestyle. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) lies in the midst of the area, a globally prominent research and development center conceived around the main academic centers – Duke University, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University. This trio of leading universities, combined with the RTP, has helped create a region that is culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a wonderful place to live.  To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit

With a deep commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Duke University will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working, learning and care environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Please Note: In order to be considered for this position, you must attach your CV, select SUBMIT APPLICATION, and then complete the required application information on the following page

Facility & Address

  • DOS Cardiovascular and Thoracic
  • Durham NC


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