Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplant-The University of Maryland School of Medicine


Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplant Program 3-309-1031:  As part of the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Heart Failure program expansion, the Department of Medicine’s Cardiovascular Medicine Division is actively recruiting a full-time Associate/Assistant-level professor to help grow our extensive clinical programs in heart failure, cardiac transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support, and contribute to the scientific mission of the University.  It is expected that the candidate, with mentorship, will develop a research portfolio with extramural funding. 

Our advanced heart failure section is nationally known with an excellent track record in cutting edge mechanical circulatory support, heart transplant and in advanced heart failure. The University of Maryland Division of Cardiovascular and Maryland Heart Center are home to some of the brightest minds in the world in medical and surgical management of heart failure. The heart failure program is nationally recognized with an extended patient referral base.

This position requires a MD degree from a recognized accredited university (or foreign equivalent) and all candidates must be eligible for an unrestricted Maryland medical license.

Fellowship training in advanced heart failure, as well as a proven record in research, clinical care and teaching is required.  Existing extramural funding support is important but not mandatory for the right candidate.

Expected faculty rank is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.  The University of Maryland Health System represents a dynamic, regional cardiovascular network that spans the Baltimore and Washington DC capital region, and ranks among the nations very best in cardiac care.  We are proud to offer a competitive salary, medical/dental benefits, disability plans, retirement plans, and more!

When applying, please submit a cover letter, CV and names of four references.  

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. 

Client Description

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the heart of the University of Maryland Medical System's downtown campus. The hospital provides comprehensive care for the West Baltimore community and tertiary care for Maryland and the surrounding area. The hospital has more intensive care beds than any other hospital in Maryland.

Hospital Description

UMMC is an 814-licensed bed medical center offering inpatient and outpatient treatment, as well as emergency and urgent care. Long known for exceptional treatment in trauma, cancer and children’s medicine, UMMC continues to be a leader in preparing physicians to care for patients in a variety of fields. Our 8900 employees—highly trained and dedicated staff, nurses and physicians—provide patients with the most innovative treatment through the latest technology.

UMMC serves community health care and education with the commitment of improving Baltimore and its residents.  We are a valued employer and a strong presence in the West Baltimore community and throughout the state.

Community Description

Baltimore is one of the most interesting Mid-Atlantic cities for entertainment and affordable living. Packed with art, music and sports, Baltimore has plenty to do each season. Weekends host some of the best ethnic and music festivals, outdoor dining and shopping. The surrounding area offers up rail trails that run north to Pennsylvania and across Western Maryland. Hiking, biking, tubing and even whitewater rafting satisfies outdoor interests.

Baltimore is home to many neighborhoods with distinct personalities that attract people from all over the country. There is also a strong collection of colleges and universities, as well as public and private schools. With a hometown symphony, baseball and football teams, and a variety of seafood and local charm, Baltimore serves as a comfortable yet stimulating town.

Position Code
3-309-1031 FY 20
University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Christina Harmon
Physician Sourcing and Retention Specialist
phone: (443) 462-5236
Preferred Specialty
Academic, Associate Professor
Would Also Consider
Academic, Clinical Professor

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