Assistant Professor - Dermatology, Memphis - 19000000MZ
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology in Memphis seeks an academic procedural dermatologist to join its growing faculty. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position at the assistant professor level.
Successful candidates must have an MD or DO degree and be eligible for full, unrestricted medical licensure in the state of Tennessee. Candidates must be board-certified/board-eligible and must have completed fellowship training in procedural dermatology/Mohs surgery.
The ideal candidate for this position is a surgical dermatologist who is interested in providing a wide variety of surgical/procedural services. Experience with oculoplastic surgery is highly desirable. This candidate will establish and run a Mohs lab, as well as develop other procedural services which may include laser and cosmetic procedures.
Dermatology is a relatively new department at UTHSC and we are rapidly growing. Our faculty now includes 8 full or part-time members, three of whom are dermatopathologists. We seek a procedural dermatologist to build our surgical division and lead our related educational efforts. There is ample opportunity for clinical research and there is potential for collaboration in other departments, as well as other health care fields represented on campus, including dentistry, pharmacy, nursing and allied health. We have a long-standing, very successful residency program (first established in 1967), and all faculty are active in resident and medical student education.
Our new academic offices and clinical space are together on the medical center campus; several regional medical centers including the Memphis VA Medical Center, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and St. Jude Children's Cancer Research Hospital are all in close proximity.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
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
Job Posting Mar 25, 2019, 6:22:49 PM
Internal Number: 19000000MZ
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.