Infectious Disease Leadership Opportunity with Louisiana State University

Shreveport, LA

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - Academic Medical Center

Ochsner Health Services

Key Info


Inpatient and outpatient

LSU’s Department of Medicine is seeking an outstanding physician-leader to serve as the Head of the Division of Infectious Disease. This individual, appointed at the Associate or Full Professor level, will lead the clinical, educational, research and other programmatic missions of the division within the Department of Medicine and will be responsible for the fiscal management of the Division. 


  • Our fellowship program enrolls one traditional GI Fellow each year but can be expanded.  
  • The Division has a key role in education at every level of training and across many disciplines. In particular, the Division is active in teaching medical students and internal medicine residents, as well as allied health providers.  
  • Our Division of Infectious Disease places an emphasis on clinical, translational research particularly in the areas of HIV and Hepatitis C. They recently have initiated a multi-disciplinary Covid 19 longitudinal clinic. They are actively enrolling in Covid 19 Vaccine trials.

Minimum Requirements

  • Have an MD, MD/PhD, DO, or international equivalent
  • Be eligible for medical licensure and clinical practice in the state of Louisiana
  • Have a proven record of administrative and academic leadership abilities, as well as a demonstrated commitment to education and mentoring
  • Be eligible for faculty appointment at LSUHSC-Shreveport as an Associate Professor or above, per SOM standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding 
  • Demonstrated leadership and accomplishments in complex organizational environments
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with learners, faculty, healthcare teams, administrators, community organizations and donors
  • We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community and will work toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Posted August 24, 2020


Not Covered