Professor - Orthopaedic Surgery & Biomedical Engeneering - 190000019D
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering is accepting applications for a full-time Associate Professor to Professor level.
This is a tenure track position. Academic rank at the time of appointment is commensurate with experience and credentials.
This position will have a joint appointment in the Department of Genetics, Genomics, and Informatics and serve as Associate Director of the Center for Integrative and Translational Genomics (CITG).
The candidate must maintain an active research laboratory, pursue extramural funding, and publish in the area of systems Genetics of Skeletal Development and Maintenance.
Must have a history of collaborative efforts, mentoring, strong publications, and extramural research support to qualify for the rank of Professor. Successful candidates are expected to be terminally credentialed (i.e., Ph.D., MD, or equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher education. Candidates should have demonstrated the potential for establishing an independent research program.
The University of Tennessee/UTMP will provide a compensation package which includes a competitive salary, resources for continual medical education, and an extensive benefits package.
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 Orthopaedic Surgery
Job Posting Jul 15, 2019, 2:45:28 PM
Internal Number: 190000019D
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.