Assistant Professor - Nephrology, Memphis - 22000000YL

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Memphis, TN
  • May 06, 2022
Full time Agriculture/Horticulture & Aquaculture

Job Description

  The University of Tennessee HSC, Department of Medicine, is seeking full-time faculty members for its Nephrology Division. This is Non-Tenured Track Position. Clinical, educational and research activities of the Division are performed at University Clinical Health and adjacent educational institutions of the UTHSC-College of Medicine. The qualified individual will participate in inpatient and outpatient fellowship training and is expected to develop clinical and/or basic science investigation. This position will be 90% of patient care with training Nephrology fellows, and 10% of teaching & research. 


Qualified applicants must have an MD degree, be eligible for Tennessee Licensure, and be board certified in Nephrology. 

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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