Professor - Cardiovascular Researc - Physiology, Memphis - 19000000JJ
The Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications and nominations from nationally-recognized individuals for the position of a tenure-track, Professor in Cardiovascular Research. This position comes with a competitive start-up package, and the successful applicant will assume a leadership role in undertaking and promoting cardiovascular research at the UTHSC.
The Department of Physiology at UTHSC was recently ranked fourth out of all Physiology Departments in North America for total research funding. Current areas of research within the Department include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and ion channels.
The successful candidate will be able to take advantage of the many opportunities and excellent resources available in the Department of Physiology, the Division of Cardiology, and at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare to develop collaborative research programs across the UTHSC campus. MLH is partnering with UTHSC to create the UTHSC-Methodist Cardiovascular Institute, which is envisioned as a place where researchers and clinicians will provide a bench to bedside approach to cardiovascular research and will offer word-class care in all areas of cardiovascular medicine. He/she is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally-funded research program that complements that of current faculty and builds on departmental strengths. The candidate is also expected to participate in medical and graduate teaching.
Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, and academic rank will be determined commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please indicate to which rank you are applying, and submit application online. The qualified candidate is expected to be a leader in the field of cardiovascular research with a nationally-recognized program supported by significant extramural funding and will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments.
Please direct any questions to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. R.K. Rao ( email@example.com ) or Search Committee Administrator, Dr. Nathan Tipton (firstname.lastname@example.org). This position will remain open until 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 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
Job Posting Mar 15, 2019, 9:01:36 PM
Internal Number: 19000000JJ
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