East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Department of Pediatrics and Medical Education Assistance Corporation (MEAC) seek a qualified part to full time Academic General Pediatric Physician. Preference will be given to candidates with academic experience and/or community experience. The candidate must be board eligible/board certified in general pediatrics at time of hire. Understanding of residency program requirements, medical student education and bilingual ability preferred.
The Academic General Pediatric Physician position will be an ETSU non-tenure, clinical track faculty appointment contingent on external funding. Responsibilities include delivery of primary care to a diverse population of pediatric patients, coverage of the newborn nursery and teaching of medical students and pediatric residents, as well as other academic pursuits. We provide care to a large geographic region that includes northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Eastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina.
While not required, completion of a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases would be a desired bonus qualification for this position. In addition to primary care, a physician with ID board certification or eligibility at the time of hire would share call and patient care responsibilities at Niswonger Children's Hospital with other ID faculty. A J-1 VISA waiver would be available to the successful candidate who possesses the ID qualification.
Our region is located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains and offers excellent schools, a low cost of living, and a wealth of outdoor activities. Johnson City is currently ranked #14
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About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.