Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Coastal Charleston, SC | Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician Scientist

Job Number: 79491

Location: Charleston, US

Job Description

Join a team that’s Changing What’s Possible – The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy & Sleep Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is seeking a pulmonary/critical care physician?scientist with expertise in basic or translational research relating to pulmonary and critical care diseases with an emphasis in Sarcoidosis. The Division is looking for a talented investigator who will be able to actively contribute to their expanding portfolio of sarcoidosis research and engage in their clinical mission.

The Susan Pearlstine Sarcoidosis Center of Excellence at MUSC is internationally recognized as a World Association for Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Diseases (WASOG) and Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) designated Sarcoidosis Center of Excellence.  The sarcoidosis center’s mission is to stive for positive outcomes by meeting the needs of sarcoidosis patients through patient-centered compassionate and evidence based multidisciplinary care. Over the last decade the center has grown into one of the largest clinics in the country specializing in caring for sarcoidosis patients with the most severe manifestations of the disease.

The Division has been regularly listed in the top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and takes great pride in providing outstanding clinical care to all patients. Home to three fellowship programs, the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy & Sleep Medicine is also a NIH-funded T32 training grant for fellows who are interested in pursuing a career in clinical, translational, or basic research.

We are seeking candidates with:

  • MD, MD/PhD or equivalent (In special circumstances, applicants with PhD only may be considered)
  • Board certification or eligibility in Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Have demonstrated the ability or future potential to lead an independent research program with likelihood of sustained extramural funding.
  • Academic orientation, interest in teaching, and passion for outreach

About our opportunity:

  • Serve as the Dave Savula Endowed Chair for Sarcoidosis Research
  • Opportunity to leverage a large clinical cohort of sarcoidosis patients to help support basic and translational sarcoidosis research
  • Established sarcoidosis clinical research program and active sarcoidosis biobank
  • Collaborate with our extensive multispecialty expertise, including dedicated cardiac sarcoidosis and neurosarcoidosis multidisciplinary teams.
  • Multi-million-dollar philanthropic support
  • Work in a new state of the art laboratory facilities with robust clinical trials unit
  • Engage in cutting-edge research to translate discoveries made at the bench into practices that will benefit patients
  • Join a division dedicated to research, education, and clinical excellence.
  • Join a collegial team of 39 pulmonary/critical care physicians, 18 APPs, and support staff.
  • Participate in the MUSC Fellowship Training Program in Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Sleep Medicine, designed to produce outstanding academic physicians.
  • Opportunities to collaborate with MUSC’s Pulmonary faculty and departments.

MUSC’s Benefits:

  • Clinical-track 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) eligibility
  • Personalized student loan debt review and repayment optimization

Charleston, South Carolina, is a city where cobblestone streets weave between confection-colored antebellum mansions, and historic church steeples dot the skyline. It has been named the #1 city in the US multiple times by Conde Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure magazine. More than four million people visit our city each year to experience 90 miles of pristine coastline, and to enjoy world-class shopping and culinary arts. Our region boasts a growing economy, top-ranked schools, year-round outdoor recreation, and some of the friendliest people in the country. 

We invite you to join a team committed to changing what’s possible in healthcare, and to do so in one of the most exciting cities in the country. Your life in Charleston awaits!

Recruitment contact: Maiya Souvoravong

Application Deadline: 2024-11-24


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