Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor – Clinical, Pediatric Nephrology
LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 00047258
The Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension in the Department of Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA is recruiting a BC/BE (or equivalent) Pediatric Nephrologist for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (clinical, non-tenure track). Rank will be determined by the candidate’s credentials and experience. We are seeking a candidate with a strong background and interest in transplantation. Proficiency in dialysis and apheresis is desirable. The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing nephrology service. The Division offers a full range of nephrology services including all modalities of renal replacement therapy and plasmapheresis in supporting neonatal, pediatric critical care, oncology, bone marrow transplant, and kidney transplantation program with emphasis on clinical care and teaching. The selected candidate will become actively involved in all aspects of teaching including training medical students and residents. We also have a Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program with accreditation for five years. The LSU Department of Pediatrics has an accredited three-year residency program. Children’s Hospital of New Orleans is affiliated with LSU Health Sciences Center and Tulane Medical Center.
Children’s Hospital is the only full-service, freestanding hospital for children in Louisiana and a pediatric teaching hospital for the Louisiana State University and Tulane Medical Center. It serves the entire Gulf South region. The freestanding children’s hospital has a total of 229 patient beds, including an 18 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiovascular Unit, a 42-bed Neonatal ICU and 6 station pediatric dialysis unit. With more than 400 physicians trained in more than 40 subspecialties, it is the first full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South.
New Orleans is a vibrant city with approximately 1.2 million within the metro area. It is ranked as one of the top visiting destinations in the country. In a recent Brookings Institution study, the New Orleans Metro Area ranked #1 in employment growth compared to America’s 100 largest Metro areas. The educational system is progressive, with strong schools in both public and private sectors.
LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
The School of Medicine does not participate in sponsoring faculty candidates for the Department of Health and Hospitals’ Conrad 30 Program.
The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans has teaching, research, and health care functions state-wide, through its six professional schools and eight Centers of Excellence, as well as the more than one hundred hospitals and other health science related institutions throughout the State, Region, Nation, and the World, with which they maintain affiliations.
The Department of Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans is dedicated to
excellence in patient care, mastery in teaching and continuous learning. These core values and beliefs form the foundation of the daily work of our faculty, staff and learners. We work to serve our communities while improving their health and well-being.
Our strong affiliation with Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, the state’s dominant free-standing pediatric health care facility, ensures access to the finest facilities dedicated to our shared mission to become the region’s leader in pediatric clinical care, education and focused research by the year 2030.