Professor & Chair, Pathology, Memphis - 20000001BW
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine seeks a diverse pool of nominees and applicants for the position of Professor and Chair in the Department of Pathology on the main campus of the Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. This is a tenure-track position.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, in collaboration with its key partners, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Regional One Health, VA Medical Center in Memphis, and University Clinical Health seek to maintain a modern Department of Pathology that serves the needs of the community for both traditional anatomic pathology as well as cutting-edge molecular and genomic pathology, including diagnostics.
As a part of this objective, it will be essential to support pathologists who specialize in particular clinical or research areas. Further, the successful candidate will be expected to grow the research portfolio of the department. The Department embraces a tripartite role in clinical service, research, and education. The outstanding pathologists who have been and will be recruited will have protected academic time to further this mission.
The Chair will oversee all activities of the Department of Pathology. These include clinical, research, and educational administrative and supervisory tasks. We seek a recognized leader with a superb academic background, including strong clinical credentials and exceptional research training and accomplishments. The Chair is responsible for the management of the educational program (medical students, pathology residents and fellows) and research missions of the department.
Applicants should hold the M.D. degree or equivalent. Salary, rank, and tenure consideration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will possess leadership abilities, professionalism, administrative skills, and management abilities. They must have a demonstrated record of administration of an academic enterprise, including management of a budget, personnel, space and other resources.
Qualified applicants must submit a Letter of Interest and qualifications accompanied by a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three or more references with Taleo submission. Questions regarding this position can be addressed by Andrew Griffith, MD, PhD, Sr. Associate Dean of Research and Co-Chair of the Search committee ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
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 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 Nov 20, 2020, 8:06:27 PM
Internal Number: 20000001BW
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.