Assistant Professor - General Surgery, Memphis - 21000000OH

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Memphis, TN
  • May 04, 2021
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, is accepting applications for an Acute Care/General Surgeon. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position and faculty rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. Primary duties for this position include clinical care as an Acute Care Surgeon, as well as student/resident teaching and research.


Candidate must have completed an accredited general residency program, be Board Eligible/Board Certified and committed to providing quality clinical care, student/resident teaching and research. Additional Board eligibility and/or certification in Surgical Critical Care is desirable. Expertise in Endocrine Surgery is a plus.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center provides a compensation package, which includes a competitive salary, fringe benefits, and private allowance.

Please include CV and cover letter with application submission.

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 vibrant 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.

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