Assistant Professor - West TN Family Practice, Memphis - 19000000NC
The University of Tennessee, Department of Family Medicine, is seeking a full time Addiction Medicine physician to join the faculty of their Center for Addiction Science in Memphis, Tennessee.
Responsibilities will include:
-Participation in a broad spectrum of treatment services for individuals with substance use disorders, including inpatient and outpatient care and consultative services.
-Training and supervision of fellows, residents and students in Addiction Medicine
-Clinical research involvement
Academic rank and salary for this position commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualified applicants should possess a DATA 2000 waiver for the prescribing of buprenorphine.
American Board of Addiction Medicine certification is viewed favorably, and certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine is highly desirable.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
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 Westtn Family Practice-Memphis
Job Posting Apr 9, 2019, 2:29:22 PM
Internal Number: 19000000NC
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.