Associate Professor or Professor

Position Details

Open Until Filled
New Orleans

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery is seeking a Director of the new Burn Center at University Medical Center New Orleans (UMC). This new program will be a part of the highly regarded Norman E. McSwain, Jr., M.D., Spirit of Charity Level I Trauma Center at UMC.  The faculty appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.  The rank and appointment track will be determined based on qualifications, experience, and stature in the field.  The individual chosen to lead this new venture will serve as Chief of the Section of Burn Surgery within the Division of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery. We recognize this as a unique opportunity for the proper candidate to lead the development of a regional Burn Center in the magnificent new UMC New Orleans.

The successful applicant must demonstrate a high degree of expertise in burn management, as well as senior leadership experience. The Burn Center Director will be involved in teaching surgical Critical Care fellows, General Surgery residents, and medical students.  An established record of scholarly activity and clinical burn research would be expected.

  • BC/BE Trauma/Critical Care - Burn Unit surgeon
  • Must be licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana by date of hire

The LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for this position.

The School of Medicine does not participate in sponsoring faculty candidates for the Department of Health and Hospitals’ Conrad 30 Program.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and current Curriculum Vitae online:

Letters of interest should be submitted online and addressed to:

     John P. Hunt, MD, FACS

     LSU-Phizer/Hank McCrorie Endowed Professor of Trauma Surgery & Anesthesiology

     Trauma Medical Director – Norman E. McSwain-Spirit of Charity Level I Trauma Center

 LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans