Academic Division Chief Pediatric Pulmonology

Division Chief and Faculty Opportunities, Pediatric Pulmonology, Southwest Major Academic Program

Albuquerque, NM 87106
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Ashlie Korb
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(800) 876-0500
Merritt Hawkins

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Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s premier academic physician search firm, has partnered with a major Southwest Academic center to invite you to consider a Division Chief or Faculty Pediatric Pulmonology opportunity that provides a unique balance of practice fulfillment, quality of life, and the opportunity to pursue sub-specialty interests. We are seeking mission-driven, quality-focused Pediatric Pulmonologists who have an interest in joining a collaborative academic multidisciplinary team. The features of these opportunities include:
Division Chief Opportunity:
The successful candidate will:
  • Lead and grow a skilled multidisciplinary team in clinical and academic efforts
  • Seeking a Division Chief with demonstrated leadership and management experience
  • Must be board certified and eligible for Associate Professor academic rank
  • 30% Protected time for administrative, teaching, and scholarly activity efforts
  • An interest in clinical trials or PI experience would be a plus
Faculty Opportunity
The successful candidate will:
  • Join a skilled multidisciplinary team and participate in clinical and academic efforts
  • Seeking a faculty member that has an interest in a mission-based, quality-focused environment
  • Must be board certified or board eligible
  • Interested in incoming faculty from either private practice or academic backgrounds that have an interest in teaching
  • 20% Protected time for administrative, teaching, and scholarly activity efforts
These positions offer abundant opportunities:
  • Further develop and participate in your subspecialty service area of expertise.
  • Programs in asthma, rural outreach, pulmonary tele health, pediatric sleep, chronic ventilation, and bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Center offers a dynamic academic environment with clinical, teaching, and research activities
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Center is one of six federally funded Pediatric Pulmonary Centers
  • Accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center—only accredited center in the state
  • Opportunities exist for research, community advocacy, education, and expansion of  already thriving clinical programs
  • Conduct collaborative or independent clinical and translational research.
  • Teach medical students and pediatric residents
  • Join a collegial department with a very supportive chair.
  • Diverse patient population
  • Well established clinical trials program with HRSA grant; AsthmaNet, IDaA State Pediatric Clinical Trial Network
Southwest Major Metro
This is a terrific place to live with countless outdoor activities available, amazing weather, cultural dynamism, and true wilderness literally at your doorstep. Indeed, there are not many university cities of this size where you can be cross-country skiing on a mountaintop as the sun comes up and still get back in time for your morning clinic.  
  • A major international airport and professional sports
  • Metro area of nearly 1 million people
  • Easy access to hiking, fly fishing, skiing, and numerous golf courses
  • Extensive bike trails and paths throughout the city
  • 300 days of   sunshine per year to enjoy them
  • Major university with medical school and training programs  
  • Very low cost of living and diverse cultural activities  
  • Physician-friendly state with tort reform  
  • Live in the heart of downtown, up in the mountains or on several acres outside of town – all are within an easy commute to the clinic
This institution is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.