Associate Professor And Chair - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Memphis - 19000000HO
The University of Tennessee, Memphis, College of Dentistry, seeks nominations and applications for the position of Chair in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has the responsibility for administration of all oral and maxillofacial surgery clinical facilities, the predoctoral teaching program in oral and maxillofacial surgery, and the advanced education program in oral and maxillofacial surgery. In addition, the Chair is responsible for promoting and providing leadership in departmental scholarly activity, service, and research.
Applicants must have a DDS/DMD degree and meet eligibility requirements for a Tennessee dental license. The candidate must be board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. The successful candidate will be an individual with vision, sensitivity, and creativity regarding dental education, health care delivery, and research.
Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Screening of applicants' credentials will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
You may submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state, and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a v ibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Job Posting Mar 1, 2019, 10:17:45 PM
Internal Number: 19000000HO
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.